#HPEliteX3 #SurfacePhone – Microsoft Execs Deflect Surface Phone Questions, Elite X3 Offers Clues : Microsoft Corporation executives chose not to answer any question about the much talked about Surface Phone during last week’s Ignite conference.
The fact that the execs refused to answer questions about the Surface Phone raises further suspicions that the firm is indeed working on a Surface Phone. In truth, the firm doesn’t have anything to gain by allowing the rumor, hype and buzz about the Surface Phone to continue if wasn’t actually working on the smartphone.
Nonetheless, during multiple presentations at the Ignite conference, Microsoft execs dropped hints about what to expect from the Surface Phone. Many people didn’t pay much attention, but the execs were consistently deflecting questions about the Surface Phone to point out that the HP’s Elite X3 is the most advanced Windows 10 smartphone in the market.
Can the HP’s Elite X3 tell us what to expect from the Surface
The Elite X3 from HP is a loaded phone that highlights the best of Microsoft‘s Windows Mobile in the same way that Nexus devices display the full capabilities of Google’s Android. Powered with a 2.15GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and 4GB of DDR4 RAM, the device sports 64GB of storage.
Rumors have hinted that that the Surface Phone will sport Intel’s latest Kaby Lake processor and one of its variants will have as much as 8GB RAM and 512GB storage.
The Elite X3’s hardware also suggests that the Surface Phone will be better than rival phones such as the iPhone 7 in terms of hardware specs. The Elixe X3 has 5.96″ diagonal WQHD (2560×1440) AMOLED display dual-biometrics (iris and fingerprint scanners).