If you are one of those who hated Surface pro 4 of its longish life-cycle, HP has some exciting news for you. The Californian company is releasing a newer version or it should be an “Alternate Version” for the Surface Pro 4. Dubbed as Elite x2 1012 G2, this machine is a 2-in-1 convertible laptop cum tablet. The new device is said to have a Kaby Lake processor under the hood.

pic 153 Kaby Lake powered HP Elite x2 1012 G2 to replace the Surface Pro 4
Upcoming Specifications

Based on rumors, the machine can possibly feature a Kaby Lake Core i5/ i7 processor with the following specifications paired up:

  • 16GB of LPDDR3-1866 RAM
  • 512GB of internal storage with an open choice between M.2 SATA and M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
  • 12.3 inches Gorilla Glass 4-covered display with a WQXGA+ (2736×1824) resolution
  • 5MP front-facing camera and 8MP rear camera
  • Optional 4G LTE connectivity with NFC, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.2
  • One USB 3.1 Type-C port
  • A 47 WHr battery with HP Fast Charge support (up to 10 hours battery life, 50 percent charge can be achieved in 30 minutes)
  • When converted into a tablet, the weight of this machine becomes 1.77 pounds
  • When docked with the travel Keyboard, the weight becomes 2.55 pounds. Also, the Advantage Keyboard” takes the weight a further up to 2.94 pounds

pic 154 Kaby Lake powered HP Elite x2 1012 G2 to replace the Surface Pro 4

Availability And Pricing

According to some firm reports, the HP Elite x2 1012 G2 will hit the shelves in July. The price of the HP Elite will start from $1,099.

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