While its name might not be striking to some, the HP Pro x2 612 G1 is designed to impress and show that the name does not make a good machine. The HP 12.5-inch 2-in-1 offers great adaptability and high mobility as well as impressive performance with fast 4th-generation Intel processors.
Design and Display
The HP Pro x2 612 G1 is designed to be highly mobile while offering you the benefit of two devices in one. The weight of the tablet alone starts at less than 1 kg and less than 2 kg with either a power keyboard or travel keyboard.
The power keyboard comes with built-in battery that extends the battery life of your laptop.
HP Pro x2 612 G1, whose tablet portion is just 12.8mm thick, packs a 12.5-inch diagonal display that could easily pass it off as a regular, small-sized laptop when paired with a keyboard. The LED-backlit screen has HD (1366 x 768 pixels) or Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution.
It is protected by strong Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Driven by 4th-Generation Intel Core processors, the HP Pro x2 612 G1 2-in-1 is engineered to handle tasks at a very brisk pace. Buyers will be able to choose from units with Intel Core i3 or i5 processors as well as those with Intel Pentium or Celeron chips, with speed ranging from 1.1 GHz to 2.3 GHz through Intel Turbo Boost Technology.
Select models of the HP Pro x2 612 G1 tablet offer vPro technology. Standard RAM size on HP Pro x2 612 G1 is 4 GB and up to 8 GB is supported. Integrated Intel HD Graphics processor takes care of graphics.
Select models of HP Pro x2 612 G1 will come with a Wacom Pen boasting impressive pressure sensitivity and smart palm rejection technology.
Available ports and interfaces include three USB 3.0 ports (one on tablet and two on power keyboard), one docking connector, one DisplayPort 1.2, one RJ-45 network connector and one VGA ports. There are also one multi-format card reader, one microSD slot and on micro-SIM slot.
HP Pro x2 612 G1 features a 5 megapixels rear camera and 2 megapixels front-facing snapper – both with Full HD capability. Among the numerous other useful features available are TPM 1.2, HP Client Security, HP Drive Encryption, HP File Sanitizer, a smart card reader and an optional fingerprint scanner.
Pricing and availability
HP Pro X2 612 G1 detachable laptops are not yet available in Nigeria. HP Pro X2 612 G1 price in Nigeria is expected to start at around N160,000 with the travel keyboard or around 200,000 Naira with the power keyboard, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
HP Pro X2 612 G1 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP Pro X2 612 G1:
- OS: Windows 8.1 64 or Windows 8.1 Pro 64
- Processor: 4th Gen Intel Core i3 or Core i5 Processors
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics
- Memory: 4GB or 8GB RAM
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: 31.44 x 22.58 x 5.84 cm (travel keyboard) 31.69 x 23.95 x 23.36 (with power keyboard)
- Weight: 712 g (with travel keyboard), 979 g (with power keyboard)
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 12.5-inch Touch Display, (1920 x 1080 pixels)
- Keyboard: Full-sized, backlit keyboard (optional Power keyboard with additional battery)
- Pointing Device: Touchpad
- Fingerprint Reader: Yes (Optional)
- Smart Card Reader: Yes
- Built-in Storage: 64GB M.2 Solid State Drive
- Optical Storage: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Camera: Yes, 5MP rear camera, 2MP front camera (1080p HD Video)
- USB 3.0: Yes, 1 port (One additional USB port on the power keyboard)
- USB 2.0: No
- HDMI: Yes, 1 port
- DisplayPort: Yes (version 1.2 on Power keyboard)
- VGA: Yes (Power Keyboard)
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes (Power Keyboard)
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- SIM card Slot: Yes, micro SIM (3G data)
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- Preboot Authentication
- HD Audio, Dual speakers
- Drive Encryption
- Battery: 4 Cell, 29.3 WHr Li-Po Battery (tablet), 2 cell, 25 WHr Li-Po Battery (Power Keyboard)
- Use Time: up to 6 hours, up to 10.75 hours with power keyboard