With flexible work arrangements on the rise and security breaches more prevalent than ever, HP spoke with thousands of SMBs, enterprises, IT decision makers and end users to better understand their individual pain points and desires. The company has now come out with its premium commercial x2 device: the Elite x2 1012 G2.
With a sleek 2-in-1 design and advanced security for peace-of-mind, the Elite x2 1012 G2 contains features such as:
- 7th generation Core-I processors and optional vPro (same processing power as a traditional notebook)
- Up to 16 GB of RAM and quadrupled the storage of the first generation Elite x2
- At about 8 mm thin, it’s the same thinness as a #2 pencil
- More than 10 hours of battery life, and fast-charging capability that can charge the battery halfway in 30 minutes
- 12.3-inch (31.2cm) display is both stunning and durable with bonded Corning Gorilla Glass 4
According to HP, as 62 percent of end users work from more than one location, the Elite x2 1012 G2 solves the need for reliable connectivity, all day battery life, and a thin and light design. This latest version of HP’s Elite commercial detachable was designed with versatility in mind for highly mobile executives and other professionals who desire the power of a notebook and the flexibility of a tablet, as this 2-in-1 detachable’s flexible, lightweight body allows for productivity on the go, easily transforming from notebook to tablet with a detachable keyboard and stylus pen for making annotations, taking notes, and capturing signatures.
HP also said that an average company faces 106 targeted cyber-attacks per year, which is why the Elite x2 makes no security sacrifices. Mobile users are protected with multi–layered enterprise–class security and malware protection with HP Sure Start, HP BIOSphere, HP WorkWise, Power-on Authentication and Trusted Platform Module (TPM 2.0.) Additionally, secure and quick user authentication with a dual biometric option is built-in. With Windows 10, HP’s new face authentication provides a more personal and secure way to sign in, meaning busy executives can skip entering complex passwords and instead login by simply looking at the screen or with a quick tap on the fingerprint reader. Also, the HP Elite x2 offers superior manageability and security with the ability for end users and IT to easily service and upgrade key components to extend the device lifecycle and minimize repair-related downtime.
The Elite x2 1012 G2 offers best in class collaboration to ease customers’ ability to work seamlessly with others, regardless of geographic location. As the first commercial detachable to be certified for Skype for Business, the Elite x2 includes HP Noise Cancellation and Audio Boost software for improved voice clarity, even when being used in a noisy office or café environment. The device also has an improved inking experience so that the HP Active Pen feels like a real pen. HP also added simultaneous pen and touch capability and improved the palm sensitivity, providing a smoother writing experience than before.
The Elite x2 1012 G2 will be available in EMEA in July at a starting price of €1,099 (AED 4390 approx.).
HONOR Intros HONOR X6
HONOR has announced the official launch of the HONOR X6, the latest addition to HONOR’s reliable X Series line up, bringing HONOR’s latest cutting-edge technology to more users in the Middle East. Boasting a myriad of compelling features, the HONOR X6 is equipped with an ultra-large 5000mAh battery, a triple camera system consisting of a 50MP Main Camera, and large expandable storage to go with its 4GB+64GB memory, making smartphone innovations more accessible.
Equipped with a 5000mAh battery, the HONOR X6 delivers up to 17 hours of online video streaming, 18 hours of social media browsing, or 31 hours of music playback, all enabled by a single charge to power users throughout the day. The HONOR X6 features a rear triple camera system comprising a 50MP Main Camera, a 2MP Macro Camera, and a 2MP Depth Camera. The impressive combination of cameras allows users to easily capture and record all their favorite memories, fulfilling their appetite for creative expression anytime, anywhere.
Alongside the 64GB ROM, the HONOR X6 also supports large expandable storage of up to 1TB MicroSD, meeting the different storage requirements of users. Delivering a smart and seamless user experience, the HONOR X6 runs on HONOR Magic UI 6.1 based on Android 12. Featuring HONOR Share, the HONOR X6 enables speedy wireless file transfers across HONOR devices including smartphones, tablets, and laptops. With the Efficient Smart Desktop feature, users can customize widgets on the home screen and access information without opening the apps, further boosting efficiency and productivity.
Boasting a 6.5-inch HONOR FullView Display, the HONOR X6 delivers an immersive viewing experience. Coupled with a host of eye care features including Eye Comfort Mode, and Dark Mode, the HONOR X6 offers an extremely pleasant viewing experience in different types of user scenarios, perfect for reading articles, streaming videos, or browsing photos, even in direct sunlight or in dimly lit environments.
Packed with the unique eBook Mode, HONOR X6 can convert the screen to black and white, improving the reading experience for smartphone users.
HONOR Pad 8 is Now Available in the UAE
HONOR has announced the official availability of the all-new HONOR Pad 8 in the UAE market following record-breaking preorders. The all-new HONOR Pad 8 delivers unrivalled entertainment experience in a sleek and compact design. Boasting an impressive 12-inch 2K HONOR FullView display, 8 Speakers with DTS: X ULTRA, and Multi-Screen Collaboration, the HONOR Pad 8 pushes industry benchmarks to help users stay entertained to the maximum.
“HONOR innovates and provides state-of-the-art products based on an in-depth understanding of local customer needs and consumer behavior, ensuring that each market receives the best-fit model,” said Zac Li, GCC Country Manager of HONOR Device Co, Ltd “We’re thrilled that HONOR Pad 8 has been getting lots of attention in the last few days and the preorder sales hit a new record in the UAE market. We will continue to bring more exciting products to the UAE market to ensure users benefit from industry-leading devices that deliver a premium experience.”
HONOR products are positioned differently to suit different customers. HONOR Pad 8 is designed to deliver a truly immersive entertainment experience with a big display, alongside powerful speakers, perfect for those who need to fulfill their entertainment needs. Additionally, the HONOR Pad 8 comes with the latest HONOR Magic UI 6.1 based on Android 12, offering a range of enhanced, customized features to provide a smart experience to users like Multi-Screen Collaboration, HONOR Share, APP Extender and Multi-Window Viewing.
Inspired by the sky at dawn, the HONOR Pad 8 is available now in classic Blue Hour in UAE markets via HONOR Online Store and Sharaf DG at an affordable price of AED 1199 with free gifts worth AED 248 including HONOR Flip Cover and HONOR CHOICE X2.
Logitech Launches its Aurora Collection in the Gulf Region
Logitech G introduced the Aurora Collection in the Gulf region, a new collection featuring the G735 Wireless Gaming Headset, G715 Wireless Gaming Keyboard, G713 Gaming Keyboard, G705 Wireless Gaming Mouse. The new collection was designed while addressing the needs and wants of women gamers and appealing to all gamers who are looking for a playful design and curated experience.
The Aurora Collection has a distinctive aesthetic and design language. It also includes Logitech G’s advanced gaming-grade technologies like LIGHTSPEED high-performance wireless technology and Blue VO!CE microphone technology. The result is a collection of gear that invites all gamers to come as they are while delivering the advanced feature set all gamers expect.
The Aurora Collection was conceptualized based on the feedback from women gamers across the community and brought to life by a team of predominantly women innovation, design, engineering, and marketing leaders at Logitech. The collection was created to meet the gaming desires and needs of an underrepresented segment of gamers and reimagine the future of gaming where representation is firmly present.
The Aurora Collection consists of:
- G735 Wireless Gaming Headset – Featuring a White Mist finish, ethereal RGB lighting, and on-ear dual-audio mixing, the G735 is a versatile option for any player. G735 is the first Logitech G headset with the feature to modulate a player’s voice. Players can enjoy long gaming sessions with 56+ hr battery life (without lighting), and experience wireless freedom through Logitech G’s award-winning LIGHTSPEED wireless technology, and Bluetooth.
- G715 and G713 Mechanical Gaming Keyboards – The G715 Wireless Gaming Keyboard and G713 Gaming Keyboard deliver low-key vibes with high-key performance so players can express themselves and play their way. A compact, tenkeyless layout, and adjustable height ensure comfort all day long. Pack it up and place it anywhere with a rechargeable battery that delivers 25 hours of non-stop gaming, and LIGHTSPEED wireless or Bluetooth connectivity. Both keyboards come with an included Cloud-Soft palm rest for all-day comfort.
- G705 Wireless Gaming Mouse –G705 Wireless Gaming Mouse is purpose-built for smaller hands with compact contoured fit, and advanced gaming technology. At just 85 grams, G705 is designed for long-lasting, lightweight comfort and performance. With a gaming-grade sensor, ultra-responsive LIGHTSPEED wireless, Bluetooth connectivity, and an easy-reach DPI-cycling button, gamers can play their best.
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