HP Elite x3 pre-orders go live on HP's U.S. site for $799 [Update: Ships Sept. 7]
Update: HP's U.S. online store is now listing the HP Elite x3 as shipping on September 7 for orders that are put in today
As promised, HP's U.S. web store is now taking orders for the HP Elite x3 smartphone with Windows 10 Mobile. The price for the phone, which comes with the Desk Dock accessory, is $799 (opens in new tab).
There's no word yet on when shipments for the phone will begin from HP. People who do order the phone from the site are also getting a couple of extra promo offers. One is for a discount of up to $40 off select Bose speakers when you buy the phone, while the other is for getting the HP OfficeJet 4650 All-in-One for only $29.99 with the purchase of the Elite x3.
The Microsoft Store U.S. site just pushed back the ship dates of the HP Elite x3 from Sept. 12 to Sept. 26. We will keep you informed when shipments begin for the phone in the U.S.
Thanks to AlexanderJJJ for the tip!
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I'm currently using the latest production build of windows 10 mobile.
On youtube, They compare Lumia 950 XL with other smart phone and say it's slower os but they did not know this phone has to run 2 OS that need to real and not background multitask. Which you can make phone calls, take picture with the phone while you do work on your "workstation". It is not just a smart phone, it is also a "smart desktop" OS(no phone can compare).
The X3, sadly, just isn't as compelling as its specs would have you believe. Performance is pretty average, the camera is sub par....and yet it still costs the same as flagships on both Android and iOS. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
Corporations get discounts, yes. But if the headline price for the X3 is $800, then there's only so much scope for discounts.
For most businesses, I'd hazard a guess that they'd prefer to pay less in total for a better performing phone + a better performing laptop.
(After all, to get the best out of the X3, you need the laptop dock anyway...at which point, you may as well just have two devices!)
More to the point, there will be very little (/no) end user demand for a phone like the X3 when iOS is so much faster and more accomplished as a phone. I mean, it isn't even running the AU update!! Posted via the Windows Central App for Android