HP Elite x3 specifications and features

The world's largest retailer in PC segment has come to the mobile world with a business device. HP Elite is a powerful phone with great hardware running on Windows 10 Mobile and support for Continuum. 

HP Elite x3
HP Elite x3

The intro on HP's store says about the HP Elite x3: 

HP Elite x3, a pioneer in the 3-in-1 category, combines PC power and productivity, tablet portability, and smartphone connectivity in a sleek and secure device that can dock with your screens and keyboards when you need to work big.

So, if you are looking for powerful Windows 10 Mobile and the Lumia 950/950XL design discouraged you, HP Elite x3 is the right choice for you. In this article, we will talk about the specifications and features of Elite x3.


The handset comes with a 5.96 inch Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Capacitive touch screen having resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels and a pixel per inch density of 493. 

Processor / Memory / Storage

HP Elite x3 will run on Qualcom Snapdragon 820 2.15 GHz quad core processor with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage that can be expanded upto 256 GB through MicroSD card. Since this will primarily focus on business users, 4GB memory would be quite sufficient. 


161.8 x 83.5 x 7.8 mm with a weigt of 195g.

HP Elite x3 body
HP Elite x3 body


HP Elite x3 have a 16 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash, face detection, touch focus, HDR equipped to record 1080p videos with 30fps. Elite x3 also features a good 8 MP primary camera for video calls and skype and not to forget the selfies. 

Support for Continuum / Windows Hello

HP Elite x3 is targeted to the business users and supports Continuum. HP is trying to provide a handset that a business person can keep in pocket on the go, can connect to a external monitor, keyboard and mouse and use it as a full-fledged PC. 

Just like the Lumia 950 and 950 XL, it will have an iris scanner to unlock your phone. 


The handset will come with a 4150 mAh battery.The batter is removable so you can always keep an additional in case you are always on trips and finds it difficult to find the charging slots. 

Other features

HP Elite x3 will come in black color and Type-C USB with fast charging. Other features which you will find are NFC, GPS, Bluetooth 4.1, Stereo Speakers with nice sound quality, dual SIM slot supporting nano SIM, Water resistant upto 1meter and 30 minutes.

HP Elite x3 was announced in Feb 2016 and is expected to release soon. It will be one of the best phones running on Windows 10 Mobile and is superior to Lumia 950/950XL in many aspects. Let's see the fate of one of the best phone running on a dying Windows 10 Mobile platform. Will it be able to improve the Windows Phone market share which is less than 2% at present. 

Are you excited about the HP Elite x3 with such a powerful hardware? Tell us in the comments. 

ambarish kumar

Hi, I am Ambarish. The owner of this blog and a Lumia 625. Love to play with it and write here in my blog to help others. Do not forget to like us on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

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