HP introduces Elite Folio notebook with Snapdragon chip

by Kelvin
HP introduces Elite Folio notebook with Snapdragon chip

One of the new features presented by HP during CES 2021 is the 2-in-1 Elite Folio notebook. With ARM architecture, the model will be one of the first to hit the market with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 processor.

Similar to the Specter Folio, its design allows you to pull the 13.5-inch Full HD screen forward and cover the keys and trackpad. Thus, it transforms into a tablet with stylus pen support and an entertainment device.


The Elite Folio features configurations of up to 16GB of RAM and options of up to 512GB of SSD storage. In addition to the Snapdragon 8cx processor, the notebook has LTE and 5G connectivity via Qualcomm’s X20 and X55 modems.

The battery is another highlight of the new HP model. According to the manufacturer, it lasts up to 24 hours when watching video files stored in HD. For now, no data has been revealed on performance combined with the internet.

Finally, the Elite Folio features two USB-C 3.2 ports and a headphone jack. According to the information, the notebook will use the Windows 10 no traditional desktop software support, only Microsoft Store versions.

Successor with numerous fixes

According to experts, the Elite Folio is a direct successor to the Specter Folio. With this, it is expected that HP has corrected some flaws of the previous model, such as the screen ratio, the poor speakers and the unreliable trackpad.

Finished in “vegan leather”, the 2-in-1 notebook with Snapdragon processor is slated to hit the market in February. To date, no information has been revealed on prices and the exact date of international launch.

The 15.6-inch screen is Full HD and the model has a long battery life, as well as a structure with guaranteed strength.