HP has announced the availability of Split X2 , a hybrid PC meant to lure Windows PC crowd. The device will be made availabe in the US for $799 ( Rs. 43,853). This budget centric series from HP is the third major hybrid PC lineup after SlateBook X2 and Envy X2.
Generally speaking, these days Windows 8 powered PCs are competing head to tow with iPads and Android based tablets. Majority of Microsoft's OEM partners have come up with unique WP8 hybrid devices. Some tasted success , while other went unnoticed.
The Split X2 packs a 13.3-inch display with resolution of 1366x768 pixels. It also houses Intel Core i3 or Core i5 processor, 2GB of RAM , 500 GB hard disk / 128GB of SSD storage, Wi-Fi, microSD card reader, USB 2.0, USB 3.0. HDMI port , weighs 4.12 pounds, an 8-mega pixel rear facing camera, and 1080HP webcam . With the detachable keyboard, it can be easliy being made to a full fledged notebook computer. If you care more about tablet thing then also the Split X2, is a winner.
" Customers want to access and share content anywhere, anytime, on any internet connected device--and they expect those connections to be seamless," said Ron Coughlin, senior vice president and general manager, Consumer PCs, HP. "The HP SlateBook x2 and the HP Split x2 are next-generation devices and the latest examples of our continued commitment to evolving the computing experience by providing the flexibility necessary for customers to be productive at home, at the office or on the go."
The dual functionality of the device has been purchased. It is to be seen how WP8 gets benefited in world of Google's Android OS.