Review: HP Elite x2 is a combo tablet for the enterprise

One of the latest device types to hit the market is the 2-in-1 — a tablet that, with the addition of a keyboard, becomes a full-fledged computer. This isn’t a new idea — there have been Bluetooth keyboards available for tablets practically ever since “tablet” became a tech term. And there have been tablets that came with attachable keyboards as well. But now it looks like the category has matured to the point that the 2-in-1 is seen as a possible computer substitute, especially for people who travel and use their systems to make presentations..

HP’s recent contribution to this market is its HP Elite x2, which is available for a retail price of $ 855 (Amazon priceWhat’s this?). What sets the Elite x2 aside from some its competitors — such as Microsoft’s Surface Pro, Apple’s iPad Pro and Samsung’s Galaxy TabPro S — is that it is aimed squarely at the enterprise user. HP is pushing not only the Elite x2’s usability, but also its security and its ability to be repaired by in-house IT departments.

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Author: Maria Dehn

Maria Dehn is a Writer at OpenStackServers.com. She has held editorial management positions for numerous print and Web publications. She has more than 17 years of Information Technologies and journalism experience and has written many books on cloud computing. She can be reached at [email protected]

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