HP wants to make this year a mixture of laptop and tablet with Windows 8 called Envy x2 in the trade. Away from the IFA 2012, Hewlett Packard introduced the new HP ev087aa Envy x2 hybrid tablet that will come with a keyboard dock and integrated spare battery, and Windows operating system 8 from the end of November at a price of 899 euros.
With a mixture of laptop and tablet manufacturers will follow the HP hstnn-lb42 trend towards greater flexibility. The Envy x2 is actually a classic tablet PC with 11 inch screen size, which is transformed by additional keyboard is in a notebook. The IPS display has a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels and is 8.5 mm from quite flat. The weight of the tablet is just under 700 grams, with an attached keyboard doubles the weight of the system.
Nevertheless, should the hybrid Envy x2 fail by an aluminum housing and stable quality. The HP connection between the tablet and keyboard dock via magnets and mechanical support. This is so stable that the combination of both devices can even be lifted by the display.
The processor in the Envy x2 comes a Clover Trail Atom CPU used. HP 484170-001 makes no specific information on battery life, the power-saving processor in conjunction with a second battery in the keyboard attachment should allow maturities of over 10 hours. Other features of the device include two USB ports, an HDMI output and an SD card slot.
Visually reminds the new IFA 2012 highlight from Hewlett Packard HP 530 battery strongly to the middle of 2012 introduced premium notebook series. Including the HP Envy x2 is in aluminum design classified as a tablet flagship of the manufacturer. Inside, a yet unnamed Intel Atom processor, 2GB of RAM and a 64 GB SSD flash module. The 11.6-inch display, a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels and offers equipped with IPS technology. The operating system is the Microsoft Windows 8 appearing in October, which also brings a 10-finger recognition. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and a micro-USB interface is the base.
Is the HP Envy x2 in the "clamshell" format in the dock connected, the interface portfolio is extended by a 2-in1 card reader,HP 2x USB 2.0 and HDMI 1.4. At the front of the 11.6-inch hybrid tablet is also an 8-megapixel camera, which is supplemented by a 2-megapixel front camera. The battery life on the 25 Wh battery should be at least 8 hours. The keyboard dock is a further, 21 Wh strong battery that will bring this value to about 14 hours. The weight is 710 grams with the manufacturer advertised (1.41 kg including dock). The maximum height 19 mm can be specified.