HP Elite Dragonfly Light-weight Laptops

At the moment at CES, HP is saying some updates to their Elite Dragonfly sequence, that are focused at enterprise customers who want portability. Enhancing on the unique Whiskey Lake based mostly mannequin is the brand new convertible HP Elite Dragonfly G2, powered by the most recent Intel Tiger Lake platform with vPro, and the HP Elite Dragonfly MAX, constructed to be the final word for collaboration and conferencing.















HP Elite Dragonfly
  G2 MAX
CPU Intel eleventh Gen Tiger Lake

Core i3/i5/i7 (i3 solely on G2)

Non-compulsory vPro
GPU Intel eleventh Gen UHD or Iris Xe relying on CPU
RAM As much as 32 GB LPDDR4
Storage As much as 2 TB M.2 PCIe
Networking Wi-Fi 6

Non-compulsory LTE Intel XMM 7360

Non-compulsory 5G Qualcomm Snapdragon X55
I/O 1 x USB 3.1

2 x Thunderbolt 3

1 x HDMI 1.4b

1 x Nano SIM
Show 13.3-inch IPS 400 nits Low Energy

Non-compulsory 1920×1080 1000 nits HP Certain View Mirror

Non-compulsory 3840×2160 550 nits HDR 400

Corning Gorilla Glass 5
13.3-inch 1920×1080 IPS

1000 nits HP Certain View Mirror Anti-Sparkle

Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Audio and Video HP Bang & Olufsen Audio system

1.2 MP Webcam with IR

2 consumer dealing with mics

1 world dealing with mic
HP Bang & Olufsen Audio system

5 MP Webcam with IR

2 consumer dealing with mics

2 world dealing with mics
Battery 56 Wh – battery life estimate not but offered
Dimensions 304 x 198 x 16.1 mm

11.98 x 7.78 x 0.63 inches
Weight Beginning at 998 grams

2.2 lbs
Beginning at 1.13 kg

2.49 lbs
Pricing and Availability Obtainable January 2021 / Pricing TBD

HP Elite Dragonfly G2

Enhancing on the unique in nearly each means, but with out drastically altering the shape issue, the brand new G2 model of the Elite Dragonfly maintains its ultraportable standing with a beginning weight up 989 grams. The CNC Magnesium is available in Dragonfly Blue, and strikes from Intel’s eighth gen Core to the most recent eleventh gen Tiger Lake platform, bringing about considerably extra efficiency, and far improved graphics. With LPDDR4 assist, the brand new G2 mannequin will also be outfitted with as much as 32 GB up RAM, which as is probably going anticipated on such a skinny and light-weight machine, is soldered down. Storage is M.2, as much as 2 TB.

HP has caught with the standard 13.3-inch 16:9 facet ratio for the shows, with each 1920×1080 and 3840×2160 choices, with 400 or 1000 nits brightness on the decrease decision panels, and 550 nits together with HDR 400 certification on the UHD show.

The earlier mannequin was rated at 24 hours of battery life, and though HP has not but rated this mannequin, Tiger Lake has proven itself to be very environment friendly at idle, so count on one other wonderful end result right here.

Regardless of the 16.1 mm thickness, HP has nonetheless managed to slot in a keyboard with 1.3 mm of journey, which can be spill resistant, and naturally backlit. Audio is powered by Bang & Olufsen, and HP has included three microphones, with two dealing with the consumer and a 3rd dealing with out for noise cancellation. There’s a 720p webcam, with IR capabilities as properly.

The brand new Dragonfly sequence additionally options mobile connectivity choices, with LTE from an Intel XMM 7360 modem, or 5G with the Qualcomm X55 modem. There’s a single USB 3.1 port, in addition to two Thunderbolt 3 ports, and as a enterprise system, there may be additionally an HDMI 1.4 output for connecting to a projector.

Pricing has not been finalized but, however the brand new Elite Dragonfly G2 can be accessible this month.

HP Elite Dragonfly MAX

Though in the identical chassis because the G2, the Dragonfly MAX is focused in the direction of individuals who do a number of video conferencing and collaboration. Powered by the identical Intel Tiger Lake platform, the MAX mannequin sticks with the 13.3-inch Certain Video Mirror IPS panel with 1000 nits of brightness and 1920×1080 decision.

The MAX differs in that it features a 5 MP webcam with IR, and provides a fourth microphone for even higher noise cancellation. It additionally is available in each the identical Dragonfly Blue because the G2, but additionally a Glowing Black choice.

The HP Elite Dragonfly MAX can be accessible this month as properly, with pricing TBD.

Supply: HP

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