HP Elite x3 - Full specs of the ultra-powerful Windows Phone

Today in Barcelona, Spain HP announced their return to the Windows Phone ecosystem with their Elite x3 device powered by Windows 10 Mobile. This phone is no common smart device, however. Instead, it is an ultra-powerful 3-in-1 system thanks to its support for Continuum, HP Desk Dock, and Mobile Extender accessories.

Forgetting our analysis and hands-on with the device, for now, we'll let you gaze over the official and full specifications for this flagship-level device due later this summer. Also, be sure to check out our HP Elite x3 FAQ!

HP Elite x3 Full Specifications

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Product ColorHP Graphite
Operating SystemWindows 10 Mobile
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 820 (2.15 GHz, 4cores)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8996
Memory4GB LPDDR4 SDRAM (onboard) Dual channel x32 PoP 32Gbit
Internal Storage64GB eMMC 5.1
Display5.96" diagonal WQHD (2560x1440)AMOLED multi-touch displayCorning Gorilla Glass 4Anti-reflective coating
Available GraphicsQualcomm Adreno 530 GPU
Audio2 Stereo speakers (one with earpiece)3 integrated omni-directional microphones with HP Noise Cancellation Software1 external microphone (from headset jack)Snapdragon Audio+ supportAudio by B&O PLAY
Wireless Technologies802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2x2)WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 LE combo (Miracast supported)NFCWWAN:2G/3G/4G,LTE-A with carrier aggregation 4,5,6,13
Expansion Slots1 microSD (Expandable up to 2TB)
Ports and ConnectorsOne 3.5mm 3 and 4 pole headphone jack1 USB 3.0 Type-C connectorDual nanoSIM or nanoSIM + microSD card via 3-in-2 card trayPogo pins
Camera16MP f/2.0 FHD rear-facing camera8MP FHD front facing camera and Iris camera
Available SoftwareHP WorkspaceHP Device HubHP Registration and device onboardingAdobe PDF Reader
Security ManagementElite x3 device has dual biometrics with Iris recognition and Fingerprint readerFIPS 140-2 cryptographyQualcomm processor includes Secure Boot128-bitkey Unified Image Encryption256-bitkey Full Disk EncryptionAnti roll backfTPM2.0security; Windows 10 includes 128 key Bitlocker encryptionEnterprise grade VPN
Dimensions3.29 x 0.31 x 6.36 in83.5 x7.8 x 161.8 mm
WeightStarting at 0.43lbStarting at 195g
Power10W 5V/2 AadapterNon-removable 3.85V battery pack4150 mAh Li-ion polymer
Wireless ChargingQi and PMA
SensorsAmbient light sensor + proximity comboAccelerometer+gyroeCompassPressureHall effectNFCGPS
Energy Efficiency ComplianceENERGY STAR certifiedEPEAT Goldregistered where applicableEPEAT registration varies by country
Durability featuresDesigned to pass IP67Providing seals against liquid and dust ingress to IP67 ratingDesigned to pass MIL-STD810G testing

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Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central. He is also the head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007, when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and watches. He has been reviewing laptops since 2015 and is particularly fond of 2-in-1 convertibles, ARM processors, new form factors, and thin-and-light PCs. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.