The HP Elite x3 is a Windows powered phablet phone from HP. It is designed to be your Windows phone, laptop, and desktop. HP Elite x3 has a 6-inch HD display. It has a Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded to 2TB using microSD. The phone is powered by a 4150 mAh battery. It also features a 16MP back camera for HD video and picture shooting and 8MP front camera for selfies and video calling. 

HP is proudly defining the Elite x3 as a phablet, and a powerful one at that. 


HP Elite x3 measures 7.8 mm thick and tips the scale at 195 g. It sports a 5.96-inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels for decent movie watching experience and more.


The HP Elite x3 is also very rich in its camera department. It offers a robust 16-megapixel rear shooter and a 8-megapixel front-facing snapper. The main camera features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama.

For the internal storage you will get a massive 64 GB of onboard storage for keeping your pictures and other essentials. It can also be expanded to 2TB using microSD.


Delving into the specs, the HP Elite x3 packs a Dual-core processor with speeds capped at 1.6 GHz & 2.15 GHz which is paired with a  4 GB RAM to take you through tasks with minimal glitches.
The device runs on Microsoft Windows 10. A 4150mAh battery completes the package.

HP Elite x3 Full Technical Specifications

Device Type Smartphone
Model HP Elite x3
Announced February, 2016
Released date June 2016
Price Range n/a


2G Network GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE
SIM Type Nano SIM
Dual SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type Phablet
Dimensions 161.8 x 83.5 x 7.8 mm (6.37 x 3.29 x 0.31 in)
Weight 195 g (6.88 oz)
Protection – IP67 certified – dust and water resistant
– Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
– MIL-STD 810G – grade salt, fog, humidity, transport shock and thermal shock resistant
Colors black
Display Type Capacitive capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.96 inches (~72.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density ~493 ppi pixel density
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4
Features n/a
Secondary Display n/a

Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC

Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player

Video Out n/a

FM Radio n/a

Alert Types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones

Ring Tones MP3, WAV

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers

Handsfree 3.5mm jack

– Bang & Olufsen

Primary 16 MP, autofocus, LED flash

Image Yes

Video Yes, 1080p@30fps

Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama

Flash Yes, LED flash

Secondary 8 MP


Operating System Microsoft Windows 10

User Interface n/a

Java Support Yes

Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820

CPU Dual-core 2.15 GHz & dual-core 1.6 GHz
GPU Adreno 530

RAM (Memory) 4 GB RAM

Internal Storage 64 GB

Card Slot Yes, microSD, up to 2TB

Sensors Iris scanner, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Bluetooth Yes, v4.1, A2DP

Infrared Port Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Yes, v3.1, Type-C reversible connector

Wireless Charging Yes

2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2/5.76 Mbps
4G Yes, up to 150Mbps (LTE model only)
Speed Up to 42.2 mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5
SMS Yes (threaded view)
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes
Other Features
– Microsoft Continuum support
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– MP4/H.265 player
– OneDrive (15 GB cloud storage)
– Document viewer
– Video/photo editor
Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4150 mAh
Placement Removable
Talk Time
Music Play
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