HP Envy x2 will get a processor shake-up. 

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HP was one of many first firms to debut a Home windows 10 PC operating on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chip: That PC was a 2-in-1 pill/laptop computer, the Envy x2 ($538.88 at Amazon.com). The Snapdragon 835 is similar chip in telephones like Samsung’s Galaxy S8 ($899.11 at Amazon.com) and LG’s V30 ($800.00 at T-Cellular USA) and guarantees to ship as much as 20 hours of battery life.

Nevertheless, should you just like the design however are unwilling to leap to Qualcomm, HP introduced an Intel model of the pill at CES 2018. 

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The fanless design is a millimeter thicker than the Qualcomm model at 7.9mm and a contact heavier at 1.65 kilos, however you will possible be getting higher efficiency with its seventh-gen Intel Core i-series processor. (It appears to come back at the price of some battery life, estimated at as much as 15 hours.) The backlit keyboard cowl has been redesigned as nicely to make it extra lap-friendly. 

In any other case, the 2 pill PCs are equally configured with as much as 8GB of reminiscence and as much as 256GB of storage and a 12.Three-inch WUXGA+-resolution touchscreen with Gorilla Glass four on prime for power. 

Just like the Qualcomm model, the Intel x2 is prepared for use on a 4G LTE community, so you can begin working with out worrying about an unsafe Wi-Fi community or tethering to your cellphone or hotspot. Additionally, the pill is pen-enabled, and HP is throwing within the pen and keyboard for the value, which sadly is not obtainable simply but. 

Actual availability is undetermined, too: HP expects it to begin transport someday this spring. 

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