HP tenta il settore business con un convertibile spesso solo 14,9 mm (foto)

Cosimo Alfredo Pina

“Unire il meglio della tecnologia consumer con il top della tecnologia enterprise”. Ecco la promessa di HP che porta avanti con il suo nuovo notebook EliteBook x360, un convertibile indirizzato al mercato enterprise.

Nonostante la natura business il prodotto non rinuncia a design e materiali ricercati, promette HP, integrati al meglio con le feature più comode per il professionista, indirizzate a sicurezza, collaborazione e produttività. Di seguito scheda tecnica e tutto quello che sappiamo sull’EliteBook x360, il più “sottile convertibile business”.

HP EliteBook x360 (2017): caratteristiche tecniche

  • Schermo: 13,3″ 4K o full HD, Corning Gorilla Glass, touch, HP Sure View
  • Processore: Intel Core i5 o i7 vPro
  • RAM: fino a 16 GB DDR4
  • Scheda video: integrata
  • Archiviazione: SSD PCIe fino a 512 GB
  • Connettività: Wi-Fi 802.11ac con tecnologia Wave 2
  • Porte: USB-C Thunderbolt 3, lettore smart card, lettore microSD, jack audio, HDMI, 2x USB-A 3.0
  • Batteria: autonomia fino a 16,5 ore, Fast Charge (50% in 30 minuti), 1.000 cicli di vita
  • Spessore: 14,9 mm
  • Peso: 1,29 kg
  • Altro: Tastiera con tasti dedicati per videoconferenze e presentazioni, scocca in alluminio, lettore di impronte, supporto alla HP Elite Thunderbolt Dock e alla HP Active Pen, Audio by Bang & Olufsen con HP Audio Boost e Noise Cancellation, webcam Windows Hello, HP Sure Start Gen3
  • Sistema operativo: Windows 10 Pro

Conclude il ricco quadro l’integrazione con l’app per smartphone (Android ed iOS) HP WorkWise, che permette di gestire sicurezza, stampe e salute del PC da remoto.

HP EliteBook x360 (2017): uscita e prezzo

Non ci sono notizie sui prezzi di questo dispositivo, che a fronte delle caratteristiche, immaginiamo comunque avere prezzi di partenza di quantomeno 1.200€. Maggiori dettagli arriveranno probabilmente entro la fine del mese (gennaio 2017), scadenza per cui è previsto l’arrivo nell’area EMEA, Italia inclusa.

Foto HP EliteBook x360


HP EliteBook x360

Premium Design

  •  The HP EliteBook x360 is the world’s thinnest business convertible1 – delivering ultimate flexibility, performance and intuitive tools for collaboration.
  • Beauty, durability and functionality come together in HP’s iconic Elite design. The stunning EliteBook x360 with a unibody CNC aluminum frame and diamond cut accents is designed to pass twelve MIL-STD 810G tests.
  •  Featuring a 360-degree hinge, it transforms into notebook, tablet, tent, conference and stand modes providing versatility to accomplish tasks with ease.Engineered for Experiences
  • 7th Generation Intel® CoreTM i5 or i7 vPro processors, PCIe SSDs and up to 16GB DDR4 RAM result in fast and smooth processing.
  • The USB Type-CTM ThunderboltTM 3 port works with the HP Elite Thunderbolt Dock for connecting up to two external 4k displays and providing productivity through additional ports like USB, Ethernet, VGA and more. The HP Active Pen makes an intuitive and easy way to capture and save notes.
  • The HP Premium Collaboration Keyboard offers dedicated conferencing and presentation keys to make multitasking a breeze.
  • With a brilliant display, and optional 13.3” (33.7cm) diagonal Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) touch screen for added protection, the HP EliteBook x360 ensures presentations and video conferences look crisp and clear at work, and provides a lifelike experience when watching movies, videos and viewing high-res photos. The UHD Display option is planned to be available post launch in Q1 2017.
  • Maximizes network performance with HP Velocity by greatly improving the transfer rates of user’s data, voice, and video communication when connecting over challenged LAN or Wi-Fi networks; and fast 802.11 ac Wi-Fi with Wave 2 functionality.
  • Improves collaboration with HP Audio Boost and HP Noise Cancellation, an industry-leading noise-filtering technology applied to all inbound and outbound audio.
  • Expertly tuned Audio by Bang & Olufsen delivers crisp and accurate sound for web conferencing and playback, while digital dual array microphones ensure superb voice clarity.
  • Up to 15 hours and 15 min of battery life and will charge 50% of the battery in just 30 minutes without impact on battery cycles2.1 Based on competitors with >1m units annually of convertible, non-detachables, as of December 1, 2016 having a Windows Pro OS and 6th or 7th generation Intel® vProTM enabled processors.
    2 Recharges HP Elite notebooks up to 50% within 30 minutes when the system is off or in standby mode. Power adapter with a minimum capacity of 65 watts is required. After charging has reached 50% capacity, charging will return to normal. Charging time may vary +/-10% due to System tolerance.

Security and Manageability

  • HP EliteBook x360 is the world’s most secure convertible3. With built-in features like HP Sure Start Gen3 self- healing BIOS-level protection, HP Device Access Manager, HP SpareKey, HP Secure Erase, users can keep their data out of reach and defending against theft, attacks and unauthorized use. HP Multi-Factor Authenticate provides hardened credentials and policies with Intel® Authenticate Technology for more secure authentication and identity protection.
  • Biometric authentication via Windows Hello using the IR camera for face recognition and touch fingerprint sensor, along with an integrated smart card reader, deliver added security and peace of mind.
  • It is the only convertible with an integrated PC privacy screen4. The optional HP Sure View feature turns on and off at the touch of a button to help protect sensitive data from prying eyes. The HP Sure View option is planned to be available Q2 2017.HP WorkWise
  • HP EliteBook x360 comes with HP WorkWise, the world’s most advanced Smartphone App for PC management5.
  • HP WorkWise will soon be available as a free download on the App Store and Google Play and provides officeintelligence for:
    o Additional layers of security: Automatically locks and unlocks the PC with adjustable proximity to

    Smartphone; notifies of tamper detection while users are away.
    o PC health & performance monitoring: Dashboard for PC temperature, battery charge and cycle status,

    memory use and remaining storage.
    o Productive print management: Automatic printer driver installation feature that simplifies the configuration

    and usability of HP Printers.
    HP EliteBook x360 is expected to be available in EMEA in late January 2017.