The USB C was first featured with a MacBook. Developed by USB Implementers Forum. The company has 700 company members which includes Apple, Dell, HP, Intel, Microsoft, and Samsung, to name few. At first sight it is like a micro USB connector. However, with closer look it is thicker compare to a the microUSB connector. For the past 20 years we have been using a connector which has different ends. On the other hand however, the cables for the USB-C has the same connector to both ends.
After Apple first introduced it, followed by newer Google ChromeBooks, this time another company launched its first ever laptop equipped with the USB C. The technology spreads like a wild fire in the tech industry. HP is the latest company to apply it on their product. As it uncovers it’s newest version of Pavilion x2. The USB Type-C is tasked to charged the latest machine to get power.
The Pavilion x2 unlike the Macbook that is solely dependent to the USB C since it only has one port, the former however is an entry-level hybrid laptop with plenty of other ports, including USB 2.0 so that you can easily use accessories.
USB C – TYPE A STANDARD
It is becoming more and more of a standard in the tech industry. With this as a standard, means that the too many cables and wires as connectors will vanish. Furthermore, HP is among the group of companies which developed the USB-C standard. But there are also other members so what we can expect next is that there will be more laptops that will feature the USB-C
Apart from it features a USB-C the latest hybrid PC of HP which means that the keyboard of this Laptop can be removed this and so it will become a tablet. Once keyboard is attached it is a laptop. The device has a 10.1-inch touchscreen display, 32GB of storage, and a quad-core Intel Atom processor. It’s certainly limited, but it feels and looks relatively nice for a $299.99 hybrid device. It will hit the stores on July 21st.
MORE HP PRODUCTS
Aside from the Pavilion x2 there are also three Envy laptops announced by HP these are: a 14-inch model, a 15.6-inch model, and an enormous 17.3-inch model. The newest device is meant for students since portable computing nowadays hold a vital role to students day to day school activity. The availability of these new product will be next month and the prices starts at $699.99.