Published on May 16th, 2013 | by Haseeb Ahmed0
HP Split x2 , The New Windows 8 Hybrid Introduced
Today, HP introduced a new hybrid Windows 8 device called Split x2. HP Split x2 runs on Intel Core processors and has a 13.3″ diagonal HD touchscreen.
HP Split x2 keyboard dock comes with an optional storage drive which expands the already available disk space. Another cool thing about the HP Split x2 is that it has two batteries, one in the tablet while other in the keyboard dock. HP Split x2 keyboard dock also has Beats Audio and trackpad with multiple fingers support. The HP Split x2 would go on sales in the US in August 2013, at a starting price of $799.99. You can read the PR after the break or check out the official HP product page, here.
HP Split x2 Press Release
PALO ALTO, Calif. — HP today announced the HP Split x2, detachable PC that offer the full functionality of a notebook with a removable screen that also is a sleek tablet.
Powered by the Microsoft® Windows® 8 operating systems (OS), this versatile two-in-one device combines power and portability, giving customers the flexibility to create, consume and share content in more places.
HP’s unmatched portfolio of next-generation PCs is designed to enable users to connect with their information on devices that easily adapt to their needs. By releasing the magnetic hinge, users can move elegantly between the two form factors—tablet and notebook PC—all in one device.
The HP Split x2, powered by Microsoft Windows 8, features a 13.3-inch diagonal display and powerful processor and is ideal for work or play.
“Customers want to access and share content anywhere, anytime, on any internet connected device—and they expect those connections to be seamless,” said Ron Coughlin, senior vice president and general manager, Consumer PCs, HP. “The HP Split x2 is next-generation device and the latest example of our continued commitment to evolving the computing experience by providing the flexibility necessary for customers to be productive at home, at the office or on the go.”
The HP Split x2 joins the award-winning HP ENVY x2 as part of HP’s detachable PC portfolio.
HP Split x2
The HP Split x2 is a versatile, two-in-one detachable PC that combines power and portability with the Windows 8 operating system and powerful 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor family. Consumers can now enjoy a high-performance ultraportable notebook suited for virtually any intensive task, and that doubles as a 13-inch tablet to give unparalleled entertainment capability for playing games, videos and more.
Whether being used as a high-performance notebook or a tablet, the vibrant 13.3-inch diagonal HD touchscreen display makes it easier to view and share content, play games with friends and family, or enjoy high-quality music with HP Connected Music and Beats Audio™, which provides the best-sounding, richest audio experience on a PC.
An optional hard disk in the base expands storage capacity while dual batteries allow users to stay ultramobile.
The HP Split x2 offers an eye-catching design with a soft-touch coating that provides a comfortable hold and shows fewer fingerprints. The HP Split x2 also offers exclusive HP innovations such as a 2-megapixel HP TrueVision Full HD webcam and the HP ClickPad for precise multifinger and gesture navigation.
HP complements its new PCs with a suite of exclusive solutions and services that provide an array of simple and easy-to-access support tools and resources to help customers take full advantage of all the features that HP has to offer. Customers can add to the standard product limited warranty with HP Care Pack services to protect new HP products, and enhance the overall experience with accidental damage protection that helps consumers breathe easier when accidental drops, spills and surges occur.
Pricing and availability
The HP Split x2 is expected to be available in the United States in August with starting price of $799.99.
Additional information about the HP Split x2 is available at www.hp.com/x2 and The Next Bench.