MWC 2016: HP unveils Elite x3 with Snapdragon 820 SoC
MWC 2016: HP unveils Elite x3 with Snapdragon 820 SoCMicrosoft Windows Blog (Official)

HP has unveiled its Elite x3 device in Hong Kong and it will be available in stores soon. The handset comes running Microsoft's latest operating system Windows 10 Mobile.

The Elite x3 was announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, Barcelona, in February, but was released in the US and the UK only in August. However, the sale of the device was put on halt due to a technical issue cause by its software. The handset is now set to hit the stores again now that Microsoft has released Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary update that is expected to rectify the technical glitch.

The software Anniversary update not only brings new features like like fingerprint reader support, improved Cortana voice-assistant feature, Windows Information Protection, Microsoft Edge, Windows Ink, Notification synchronisation etc but also a glitch in smartphone's camera.

The Elite x3 sports a 5.96-inch capacitive touchscreen with 1,440x2,560 pixels (494 ppi pixel density), measures 161.8x83.5x7.8 mm in dimension, weighs 195 g, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, and runs a Microsoft Windows 10 operating system.

It also comes packed with a 64GB internal memory expandable up to 256GB via microSD card and a 4GB RAM, mounts a 16MP main camera with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus and LED flash and an 8MP secondary camera, and houses a 4,150mAh battery.

HP Elite x3 will be available for purchase in Hong Kong in November but the company is yet to reveal the exact date. It comes with a price tag of HKD 6,499 (around $840).