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HP announces ZBook x2 detachable PC, a powerful machine for artists

18 October 2017 2

Today, at the Adobe MAX conference, HP unveiled its new powerful HP ZBook x2 detachable PC. The machine is built for artists, designers, and digital imaging professionals who use Adobe Creative Cloud and other professional applications on a daily basis.


The HP ZBook x2 sports a fully-machined, aluminum, and die-cast magnesium body with a weight of 3.64 and 14.6mm thin in tablet mode, and 20.3mm in laptop mode. The 14-inch 4K multi-touch display has an optional 10-bit, one billion color HP DreamColor display, which is calibrated to 100-percent of Adobe RGB. It also has an anti-glare coating on top that helps users protect their eyes from harmful display colors.


The HP ZBook x2 is powered by a seventh-generation Intel Core i7 CPU which can reach a clock speed of 4.2GHz in Turbo Boost and is accompanied by a dual-fan cooling system that prevents it from overheating. The laptop sports a powerful NVIDIA Quadro M620 GPU along with 32GB of RAM and 2TB of local PCIe storage. In addition to the premium internal components, the ZBook x2 also sports several ports including a USB-A, HDMI, Thunderbolt 3, and an SD card slot. The laptop includes a fingerprint scanner and a 720p webcam that sports Windows Hello’s facial recognition system for easy logins.


The laptop is designed to meet MIL-STD-810G durability standards, which means that the laptop can handle stress conditions that might reduce its life. Now, you must be wondering what might be the price of this powerful beast. Well, the HP ZBook x2 will cost a whopping $1,749 hole in your pocket if you decide to purchase it. It’ll be available in December, so you have some time to decide whether to buy it or not. Speaking about the new product, Xavier Garcia, vice president and general manager, HP Z Workstations, said,

As the world’s most powerful and first detachable PC workstation, there is no device better suited to turn the vision of artists and designers into reality. With the HP ZBook x2, we are delivering the perfect tool to accelerate the creative process – with unprecedented power, performance and natural ease-of-use. This device will make it easier than ever for creators to do what they do best – bring inspiring new ideas to life and enrich the world around us.


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