HP launches its ‘thinnest & lightest business notebook ever’ and hybrid Elite x2 in India

HP EliteBook Folio

HP on Thursday unveiled its “thinnest and lightest” business notebook EliteBook Folio in India alongside the convertible Elite x2 1012.

The HP EliteBook Folio is company’s thinnest and lightest business notebook ever. It is only 12.4mm thick and weighs less than 1kg. It has 12.5-inch Full-HD UWVA ultra slim LED-backlit touch screen, is powered by Intel Core M5-6Y54 with Intel HD Graphics 515 (1.1 GHz, up to 2.7 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology, 4 MB cache, 2 cores), 8GB LPDDR3 RAM, and 256GB SATA SSD.

On the other hand, the HP Elite x2 1012 is a convertible tablet that offers the productivity of a full notebook, just like the Microsoft Surface Pro. It has built-in 3G connectivity and integrated fingerprint reader. The detachable backlit keyboard and tablet are made of milled CNC aluminum. The keyboard has integrated NFC and smartcard reader. There is also a Pen stylus like the Surface Pro.


The tablet weighs less than 840 grams and has a 12-inch (1920×1280 pixels) anti-glare touch display with 3:2 aspect ratio. It h has a built-in kickstand with 150 degrees of adjustability, just like the Smartron t.Book. Inside it is powered by Intel Core M processor with 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. Both notebooks come with Windows 10 Pro 64 pre-installed.

“Not only do millennials want their device stylish and stunning, they also want to be sure it is secure enough for work and lets them collaborate effortlessly,” said Ketan Patel, Director, Personal Systems, HP Inc. India. “At HP, we are constantly pushing the envelope in design, productivity, security and entertainment to build innovative products for ‘One Life’.”

HP also showcased the refreshed notebooks in its Elitebook series – the EliteBook 1040 G3 and the EliteBook 840 G3. Both the business-class notebooks are already on sale.

Pricing and Availability

  • HP EliteBook Folio is now available in India at a starting price of Rs. 1,27,200
  • HP Elite x2 1012 is also available at a starting price of Rs. 91,449

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