#Microsoft #HPElitex3 – HP Elite x3 Coming to Microsoft Stores Monday : The HP Elite x3 will be available for purchase at Microsoft retail stores starting Oct. 10, Peter Han, VP of OEM Worldwide Marketing at Microsoft, tells PCMag.
The 5.96-inch phablet went on sale via Microsoft’s online store on Thursday, but the smartphone arrives at Microsoft’s 100-plus retail locations next week, the first time the device will be available via a physical retail location. HP originally made the Windows 10-enabled smartphone available online in September.
The device sold out within weeks and remains sold out on HP.com. Microsoft said it would begin taking pre-orders on Sept. 12, but sales were delayed until Sept. 26, and then again until yesterday, Oct. 6. The HP Elite x3 sells for $799 unlocked and will be delivered within three to seven business days.
The Spec Sheet
The HP Elite x3 features a rear-facing 16-megapixel camera, which is among the higher end of smartphone cameras in its class. For reference: the Apple iPhone 7 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sport cameras with 12 megapixels each.
The Elite x3 features a WQHD 2,560-by-1,440 display that produces 492.1 pixels per inch. The device is powered by a 2.15GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with 4GB of RAM. Designed for the business user, the Elite x3 comes with a Cat 6 LTE modem and 2×2 AC Wi-Fi support.