HP Envy X2 is one of the most interesting portables at IFA 2012. The American manufacturer names it a hybrid PC by the fact that it can turn the laptop in a tablet and vice versa. The concept is not foreign. The Transformer series from Asus has introduced it some time ago. But the difference is given by the configuration and operating system. The HP Envy X2 upcoming tablet will be powered by an Intel Atom Clover Trail processor. In the housing we will also find a SSD of 32 GB or 64 GB, but the stylus is optional.
The tablet comes with a gorgeous 16 inch IPS screen with a resolution of 1366×768. It weighs 680 g and the weight is doubled when attached to the dock with battery and keyboard. It can be attached to two devices with USB and a monitor with a HDMI cable. The entire ensemble housing appears to be metal, and the start button is only on the tablet. If you’re wondering, HP Envy X2 will run Windows 8 RT version, specific to tablets with ARM processors.
Like most tablets, the HP Envy X2 comes with a rear camera with an 8 MP sensor. The front camera is HD and the Beats Audio isn’t missing from the system. HP has not yet decided about the hybrids official release. HP Envy X2 could reach the market during the holiday season or could be delayed until 2013 to ensure they provide a quality product. The estimated price was not disclosed.