HP ZBook x2 Detachable PC Workstation With 4K Display: Specs, Price & Availability

By Kachi Ojieh Thursday, October 19, 2017
HP ZBook x2 workstation
HP has unveiled their latest ZBook x2 in Adobe MAX conference which held in Las Vegas on 18th October. The HP ZBook x2 is now HP’s first detachable PC workstation. The company claims that it’s the "world's most powerful and first detachable PC workstation."

The HP ZBook x2 has been designed to compete against Microsoft's Surface Pro and Surface Book but will it survive it? Only time will tell. HP was found saying that the computer "was designed to solve the performance and mobility needs of artists, designers and digital imaging professionals who need to push Adobe Creative Cloud and other professional applications to the limit."

The new ZBook x2 is highly optimized for Adobe Creative Cloud apps. Users can use the computer in four different modes:

  • Tablet Mode: the keyboard is detached and disconnected in this mode but the ZBook x2 still renders top-notch graphics display
  • Detached Mode: HP pen will come handy in this mode while the option of using Bluetooth keyboard shortcuts remains accessible for you
  • Dock Mode: Additional two 4K displays can be powered by ZBook x2 when using the Dock
  • Laptop Mode: The Bluetooth keyboard is attached and used in this mode

hp zbook x2

HP ZBook x2 which run Windows 10 Pro and comes with a dual-fan active cooling system features a 14-inch LED-backlit anti-glare touch display, screen resolution of 3840x2160 pixels. Internal storage options start from 128GB up to 2TB Solid State Drive (SSD). The internal storage does not allow user upgrade capability, but sure, it comes with two Thunderbolt 3 ports for extra external connectivity, USB 3.0 Type-A port.

HP ZBook x2 connectivity options

ZBook x2 supports both 7th and 8th generation Intel CPUs from the i7-7500U to the i7-8650U. It also sports NVIDIA Quadro graphics option, 32GB RAM, an 8-megapixel rear camera, and a 720p HD web camera. The battery life is up to 10 hours and also supports fast charging. There is Headphone and microphone combo jack, Bluetooth 4.2 and dual-band wireless AC.


HP ZBook x2 ports

HP ZBook x2 Price and Availability


HP ZBook x2 is priced at $1,749 in the US (approximately N620,895 - N628,765 in Nigerian currency) and will be available in early December 2017 .

 

HP ZBook x2 Full Specifications

HP ZBook x2 tablet pen

Brand Name

  • HP ZBook x2

Brand Type

  • 2 in 1 detachable

Display

  • 14.00-inch 4k IPS anti-glare
  • 14.00-inch 4K Dreamcolor anti-glare touchscreen

Processor Family

  • 7th and 8th Generation Intel Core i5 and i7

Processors

  • i7-7500U (2.7 GHz base, 3.5 GHz Turbo)
  • i7-7600U (2.8 GHz base, 3.9 GHz Turbo)
  • i5-8250U (1.6 GHz base, 3.4 GHz Turbo)
  • i7-8550U (1.8 GHz base, 4 GHz Turbo)
  • i7-8650U (1.9 GHz base, 4.2 GHz Turbo)

Operating Systems

  • Windows 10

Graphics

  • Integrated: Intel HD 620 or UHD 620
  • Discrete: NVIDIA Quadro M620 (2 GB dedicated GDDR5)

Memory (RAM)

  • RAM: 32GB
  • Two SODIMM
  • Dual Channel
  • DDR4-2133 non-ECC SDRAM

Internal Storage

  • 128 GB M.2 SATA SSD
  • 512 GB M.2 SATA FIPS SSD
  • 256 GB - 512GB HP Z Turbo Drive (PCIe NVMe)
  • 256 GB - 2TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
  • 512 GB PCIe NVMe SED SSD

Network Connectivity

  • Dual Band Wireless AC 8265
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 4.2

Camera

  • 720p HD webcam with IR (front-facing)
  • 720p HD webcam (front-facing)
  • 8 MP Camera (world facing)

Ports and Connectors (Left side)

  • 1 x headphone/microphone combo

Ports and Connectors (Right side)

  • 1 x Power Connector
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Type-A (charging)
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Type-C Thunderbolt 3 (DisplayPort 1.2)

Expansion Slots

  • 1 x Smart card reader
  • 1 x Media card reader

Power Supply

  • 90W External AC Power adapter
  • 65W External AC Power adapter
  • 4-cell 70Wh Li-ion polymer Up to 10 hours

Input Device

  • Backlit keyboard with function key control
  • Image sensor clickpad with on/off button, two-way scroll, gestures, two buttons
  • Extra large clickpad with on/off button, two-way scroll, gestures, two buttons

Build Dimensions (WxDxH)

  • 14.25" x 8.94" x .8" (Laptop Mode)
  • 14.35" x 8.94" x .57 (Tablet Mode)

Weight

  • Starting at 4.78 lbs (Laptop Mode)
  • Starting at 3.64 lbs (Tablet Mode)

HP ZBook x2 Pictures


HP ZBook x2 workstation
HP has unveiled their latest ZBook x2 in Adobe MAX conference which held in Las Vegas on 18th October. The HP ZBook x2 is now HP’s first detachable PC workstation. The company claims that it’s the "world's most powerful and first detachable PC workstation."

The HP ZBook x2 has been designed to compete against Microsoft's Surface Pro and Surface Book but will it survive it? Only time will tell. HP was found saying that the computer "was designed to solve the performance and mobility needs of artists, designers and digital imaging professionals who need to push Adobe Creative Cloud and other professional applications to the limit."

The new ZBook x2 is highly optimized for Adobe Creative Cloud apps. Users can use the computer in four different modes:

  • Tablet Mode: the keyboard is detached and disconnected in this mode but the ZBook x2 still renders top-notch graphics display
  • Detached Mode: HP pen will come handy in this mode while the option of using Bluetooth keyboard shortcuts remains accessible for you
  • Dock Mode: Additional two 4K displays can be powered by ZBook x2 when using the Dock
  • Laptop Mode: The Bluetooth keyboard is attached and used in this mode

hp zbook x2

HP ZBook x2 which run Windows 10 Pro and comes with a dual-fan active cooling system features a 14-inch LED-backlit anti-glare touch display, screen resolution of 3840x2160 pixels. Internal storage options start from 128GB up to 2TB Solid State Drive (SSD). The internal storage does not allow user upgrade capability, but sure, it comes with two Thunderbolt 3 ports for extra external connectivity, USB 3.0 Type-A port.

HP ZBook x2 connectivity options

ZBook x2 supports both 7th and 8th generation Intel CPUs from the i7-7500U to the i7-8650U. It also sports NVIDIA Quadro graphics option, 32GB RAM, an 8-megapixel rear camera, and a 720p HD web camera. The battery life is up to 10 hours and also supports fast charging. There is Headphone and microphone combo jack, Bluetooth 4.2 and dual-band wireless AC.


HP ZBook x2 ports

HP ZBook x2 Price and Availability


HP ZBook x2 is priced at $1,749 in the US (approximately N620,895 - N628,765 in Nigerian currency) and will be available in early December 2017 .

 

HP ZBook x2 Full Specifications

HP ZBook x2 tablet pen

Brand Name

  • HP ZBook x2

Brand Type

  • 2 in 1 detachable

Display

  • 14.00-inch 4k IPS anti-glare
  • 14.00-inch 4K Dreamcolor anti-glare touchscreen

Processor Family

  • 7th and 8th Generation Intel Core i5 and i7

Processors

  • i7-7500U (2.7 GHz base, 3.5 GHz Turbo)
  • i7-7600U (2.8 GHz base, 3.9 GHz Turbo)
  • i5-8250U (1.6 GHz base, 3.4 GHz Turbo)
  • i7-8550U (1.8 GHz base, 4 GHz Turbo)
  • i7-8650U (1.9 GHz base, 4.2 GHz Turbo)

Operating Systems

  • Windows 10

Graphics

  • Integrated: Intel HD 620 or UHD 620
  • Discrete: NVIDIA Quadro M620 (2 GB dedicated GDDR5)

Memory (RAM)

  • RAM: 32GB
  • Two SODIMM
  • Dual Channel
  • DDR4-2133 non-ECC SDRAM

Internal Storage

  • 128 GB M.2 SATA SSD
  • 512 GB M.2 SATA FIPS SSD
  • 256 GB - 512GB HP Z Turbo Drive (PCIe NVMe)
  • 256 GB - 2TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
  • 512 GB PCIe NVMe SED SSD

Network Connectivity

  • Dual Band Wireless AC 8265
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 4.2

Camera

  • 720p HD webcam with IR (front-facing)
  • 720p HD webcam (front-facing)
  • 8 MP Camera (world facing)

Ports and Connectors (Left side)

  • 1 x headphone/microphone combo

Ports and Connectors (Right side)

  • 1 x Power Connector
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Type-A (charging)
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Type-C Thunderbolt 3 (DisplayPort 1.2)

Expansion Slots

  • 1 x Smart card reader
  • 1 x Media card reader

Power Supply

  • 90W External AC Power adapter
  • 65W External AC Power adapter
  • 4-cell 70Wh Li-ion polymer Up to 10 hours

Input Device

  • Backlit keyboard with function key control
  • Image sensor clickpad with on/off button, two-way scroll, gestures, two buttons
  • Extra large clickpad with on/off button, two-way scroll, gestures, two buttons

Build Dimensions (WxDxH)

  • 14.25" x 8.94" x .8" (Laptop Mode)
  • 14.35" x 8.94" x .57 (Tablet Mode)

Weight

  • Starting at 4.78 lbs (Laptop Mode)
  • Starting at 3.64 lbs (Tablet Mode)

HP ZBook x2 Pictures


Kachi Ojieh
Kachi Ojieh

"Tech Is Before Anything Else since 2017". Kachi Ojieh is the CEO and Founder of Tech Is Bae. An enthusiastic blogger with the heart to unify all tech lovers across the globe. Currently working to make sure readers keep coming back for more.

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