- HP announced the Elite x3 smartphone this week, a Windows 10 phone targeted at business users.
- The phone includes iris recognition via its camera and a fingerprint reader, features created with the security-conscious user in mind.
- Users can also use the phone to power its connection with other devices, capitalizing on the Windows Continuum technology that allows for for multi-screen use.
In an increasingly threat-intense environment, as well as one in which business users are increasingly mobile, HP is betting business users will opt for its new Windows-based phone. The Elite x3 includes a 5.96-in. display and has a dock as well as a Mobile Extender device that extends the phone’s content to a larger display.
According to IDC, smartphone growth is expected to slow quickly over the next five years. However, many businesses are looking to create more mobile workplaces as more people use their smartphones, phablets and tablets as their primary device.