The HP Elite Dragonfly is a gorgeous business 2-in-1 and it's available now
HP's Elite Dragonfly combines the look of the Specter line with the functionality of the Elitebook series.
What you need to know
- The HP Elite Dragonfly is now available from HP.
- The 2-in-1 laptop weighs just 2.2lbs and has a 4K display.
- It gets up to 24 hours of battery life according to HP.
- It's available from HP starting at $1,629.
The HP Elite Dragonfly is now available. The 13-inch Ultrabook promises battery life of up to 24.5 hours depending on the version that you purchase and weights under 1 kg.
There are three display options available for the Elite Dragonfly. You can get the laptop with a 4K HDR display (550 nits), a full HD display (1,000 nits) with HP Sure View, or a regular full HD panel (400 nits). Each display has a screen-to-body ratio of 86 percent.
On the inside, the HP Elite Dragonfly runs 8th Generation Intel U-series (Core i5-8365U and Core i7-8665U) with vPro. It's available with up to 16GB of DDR3 RAM and up to 2TB of storage. If you prefer faster storage, you can get a 512GB solid-state drive (SSD) with 32GB of Intel Optane.
|OS||Windows 10 Home or Pro|
|Display||13.3 inches, 16:9 aspect ratio|
Full HD, Full HD w/Sure View, 4K UHD HDR400
|Processor||Intel 8th Gen U-series w/vPro|
Core i3, i5, or i7
|Graphics||Intel UHD 620|
|Memory||8 or 16GB DDR3 (2,133MHz)|
|Storage||Up to 2TB NVMe|
512GB PCIe NVMe w 32GB Intel Optane H10
|Front camera||720P HD, HD Privacy IR webcam|
|Security||Face and fingerprint|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth, 4G LTE Cat 16 (optional)|
|Ports||2x Type-C with TB3|
1x Type-A 3.1
|Audio||Quad Bang & Olufsen|
|Battery||38 or 56 WHr|
16.5 or 24.5 hours battery life
|Dimensions||11.98 in x 7.78 in x 0.63 in|
30.43 cm x 19.75 cm x 1.61 cm
|Weight||Starting at 2.2 lb (0.99 kg)|
The Elite Dragonfly also has several connectivity options, including support for Wi-Fi 6 and an option for 4G LTE (Gigabit).
In his hands-on with the device, our Executive editor said the Elite Dragonfly was like HP combined its business-focused EliteBook series with the chic design of its consumer Specter laptops. You can check out that hands-on to get a detailed breakdown of the device as well as Rubino's first impressions.
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HP's forthcoming Elite Dragonfly is a 2-in-1 premium business laptop that can do it all. With a 4K HDR display, support for inking, quad-speakers, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, and insane battery life it's hard to not love the specs. The dazzling blue color will also turn heads.
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