Following on from our report that the HP Elite x3 will offer an optional stylus, there are also numerous cases and screen protectors that will help keep the flagship Windows 10 Mobile device safe and secure.
Details on the accessories are scarce, with us currently only knowing of the name and part numbers, but from some of the details, we can understand a great deal about the accessories. Let's take a closer look.
The Elite x3 will launch with three types of cases, offering you a selection of options to help keep the device safe from damage.
Wallet Folio Case
The Wallet Folio Case will offer a built-in stand, as well as a wallet-like interface, with spacious pockets for ID and credit cards. HP's description of the case states the following:
Help protect your HP Elite x3 from drops and dings with the flexible and functional HP Elite x3 Wallet Folio Leather Case, which has a built-in stand for use on a desk or table and convenient slots for your ID, credit cards, and business cards.
For a more lightweight case, there's the silicone variant. This case will provide some protection between the device and everything it touches, and also comes with an anti-slip finish, to prevent unintended movement. HP has the following to say about the case:
Comfortably carry your HP Elite x3 with the HP Elite x3 Silicone Case, which has an anti-slip finish and puts a layer of protection between your device and the real world.
For the ultimate protection, HP will offer the rugged case, which is designed to protect your device from some of the harshest drops, up to 6 feet (1.8m).
Shield your HP Elite x3 from whatever the day may bring with the anti-slip grip, shock-absorbing HP Elite x3 Rugged Case, which is designed to pass MIL-STD drop testing up to 6 feet (1.8 m).
Apart from the cases, there are also a few screen protectors to assist in keeping the Elite x3's screen safe and protect it from shattering. There's also a privacy screen, to help stop unwanted people looking at what is on the screen.
Anti-Fingerprint Screen Protector
Fingerprints on mobile phones is a common problem, especially as we tap more frequently in the modern age. It can make the device look old, or reduce its aesthetics. Luckily, HP has a solution.
Touch and tap to your heart’s content without mussing up your HP Elite x3’s screen5 with the HP Elite x3 Anti-Fingerprint Screen Protector, which retains all of your interactivity with none of the mess.
Anti-Shatter Glass Screen Protector
No need to worry about shattering the phone's screen if you drop it. This anti-shatter screen protector will help keep as much of the screen intact as possible.
Help protect your HP Elite x3 screen during the most rough-and tumble of days with the HP Elite x3 Anti-Shatter Glass Screen Protector, which delivers maximum screen protection up to 9H hardness while retaining all of your touchscreen interactivity.
People looking at others' phone's screens is a common problem and one that HP is working to solve with the HP Elite x3.
Keep the visual eavesdroppers at bay, whether you’re working with your HP Elite x36 on the go or in a fixed location, with the HP Elite x3 Privacy Screen, which also retains your touchscreen interactivity.
That's plenty of accessories to get set-up with - we'll find out more about these in the near future, as we edge closer to more official announcements and the release of the device.