Laptop, phablet, and desktop experiences in a single device
Last month, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), or HP Inc, announced the HP Elite X3 at the Mobile World Congress in Spain (EWP). According to HPQ, the HP Elite X3 is a revolutionary category-creating mobile solution that brings together mobility and computing in a “truly meaningful way.” The device runs on a Windows 10 (MSFT) Mobile Platform and integrates the laptop, desktop, and phablet experiences in a single device.
HPQ CEO Dion Weisler stated about the HP Elite X3 that “along with its accessories, it’s truly the one device that’s every device, enabling users to scale from simple texting to spreadsheets and PowerPoint to utilizing corporate applications.”
Driven by support from channel partners and the latest advancements from Microsoft, Qualcomm (QCOM), and Salesforce (CRM), HPQ is looking to turn the potential of mobile productivity into reality for its business customers.
Samsung continues to lead the smartphone market
Samsung Electronics (SSNLF) led smartphone shipments in 4Q15 with a market share of 21.4% and shipments of 85.6 million units, followed by Apple (AAPL), which ended 4Q15 with a share of 18.7% and shipments of 74.8 million units. The other top players in the smartphone space include Huawei, Lenovo, and Xiaomi with shares of 8.1%, 5.1%, and 4.6%, respectively. Overall the smartphone segment rose by 5.7% YoY (year-over-year) in 4Q15.
Keep reading for a look at what HPQ expects to be a key growth driver in 2016.