HP is putting its promotional and marketing weight behind channel partners to drive its sales of 2-1in-1 devices, placing the stunning HP Elite x2 1012 at the centre of its efforts
The super-slim convertible tablet is already selling fast and looks set to become established as one of the leading Windows 10 devices in this successful class of business systems. With industry-leading Intel VPro Core m performance, USB C ™ Thunderbolt™ docking solutions and connectivity, plus and next-business-day warranty and modular features, the HP Elite x2 1012 offers great benefits both for IT administrators as well as users.
Analysts and commentators are predicting a surge in sales of Google Chrome devices as the operating system gains favour in all sectors for its power, efficiency and simplicity.
IDC says that Western Europe shipments of ultra-slim convertibles and detachable devices grew by 44.7% in the first three months of 2016, compared to the same period last year, and accounted for 18.4% of total consumer shipments and 21.9% of commercial devices in the quarter. Detachable shipments grew 190.4% on a year-on-year basis in the region, from about 500,000 to 1.5 million units. Sales of convertible notebooks grew by 12%.
Lenovo has expanded its popular and successful XI Carbon concept to its 2-in-1, Yoga, and All-in-One ranges. At just 17.7mm the ThinkPad is one of the thinnest Ultrabooks on the market and with its excellent 14-inch display and impressive design has proved a great success. Lenovo is now planning to emulate the success of the X1 Carbon across other form factors.
The new wave of Intel Core m-based 2-in-1 systems that are now arriving on the market have real business appeal.