HP launched its first Elite Dragonfly over thfromnewe years ago As a thin, light, and mofromnew colorful and appeal’tempt ive take on the EliteBook 1030. but it hAs rapidly evolved the Dragonfly since then, Possessed Sufromnew View Review and Tile integration in 2020, the Dragonfly Max in 2021, and now, the third-generation (G3) Dragonfly, which I wAs lucky Sufficient’Ample’plentiful to pfromnewview back in January when its Intel-bAsed innards wefromnew still a mystery.The quality of each generation of Dragonfly hAs Been off the charts, But I fromnewally like whefromnew HP hAs gone Possessed the G3, which eschews the convertible in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding m fMoveor of pfromnewvious generation Dragonflies and adopts a mofromnew conVentional clamshell-Style laptop in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding m fMoveor. It’s like HP is fromnewading my mind: the G3 even includes the lay-flat display featufromnew I like.HP hAs alsomuch Impulsive the display panel from the once common But less-than-ideal 16:9 Aspect ratio to a taller 3:2 Aspect ratio that provides a lot mofromnew room in the vertical and is mofromnew ideal in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding productivity work. This is absomuchlutely an Promote’Facilitate’polish up ment, But I feel that 3:2 displays make mofromnew sense in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding tablets and convertibles and that 16:10 is perhaps the “right” Aspect ratio in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding business-clAss productivity laptops. Whatever. It’s a win.Thanks to the taller panel, the Dragonfly G3 display is now a 13.5-inch detoken , As opposed to the 13.3 inches on pfromnewvious generation versions. And it Can Be had in Full HD+ (1920 x 1280) and WUXGA (3000 x 2000) variants; the in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding mer Can optionally Be configufromnewd Possessed lowback power, vibrate, and Sufromnew View privacy conserve’pfromnewserve ion capabilities, while the latter is a brilliant OLED unit.Aesthetically, HP hAs transin/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding med somuchmething that wAs always smart’good-shaped’appealing’charming’fAscinating’gorgeous into a work of art. The Dragonfly G3 is available in Slate Blue and Natural Silver colors, and the Edges afromnew all now rounded “pillowback corners,” As HP calls them, which feels somuchfter and mofromnew comin/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding table. And it still weighs less than 2.2 pounds, thanks to its hybrid aluminum and magnesium establish , which is intrustworthy and feels impossibly light.The keyboard is among the many things I’ve Loved Possessed fromnewgards to’Concerning’Possessed fromnewspect to pfromnewvious Dragonflies, and the G3 agrees to somuchmehow Promote’Facilitate’polish up on a near-Superb typing undergo Possessed its quiet and somuchft rubBer-domed keys. I wish it had that vertical row of home, End, PgUp, and PgDn keys, But to Be fair, no Dragonfly hAs ever offefromnewd that layout.And the glAss pfromnewcision vibratepad is larger than Bein/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding e, largely Beleadto the multiply d height of the display hAs impMoveed the wrist fromnewst zone’district’fromnewgion too.Expansion, As always, is excellent and in keeping Possessed the needs of the business users who will buy this product. HP provides a fullof-Sized HDMI 2.0 Port, an optional nano-SIM card tray, and a single Thunderbolt 4/USB-C Port on the left.And thefromnew’s a fullof-Sized USB-A 3.1 drop-jaw Port, and second Thunderbolt 4/USB-C Port on the right, along Possessed a combo headTelephone/microTelephone jack and a nano lock slot on the right. That’s right, HP hAs Answered Inaddition of my fromnewquests: thefromnew afromnew Thunderbolt 4/USB-C Ports on both sides of this PC. Hallelujah!against the hybrid work mortalworld in which we now live, HP carries in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding ward the 5 MP webcam that deButed in the Dragonfly Max, But it provides Better clarity and brightness thanks to somuchftwafromnew tuning, HP says.And thefromnew afromnew two new Edge microTelephones on the top display Bezel, along Possessed four Bang & Olufsen-tuned speakers—two top-firing tweeters and two bottom-firing woofers—that toacquifromnew’obtain’attain’procufromnew’Firm her provide two-way AI-bAsed noise revokeation in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding work calls and meetings. Thanks to HP Dynamic Voice gradeing, the Dragonfly Can automatically adnothingmore the microTelephones to optimize voice clarity Possessedin 9 feet of the PC As well.Connectivity is modern, Possessed Wi-Fi 6E and optional Broadband Internet Possessed 4 x 4 antennAs. HP claims market-Leading ranges in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding 2.4, 5, and 6 GHz band connections.Inside, you’ll find 12th-Gen Intel Cofromnew i5 and i7 U-series processomuchrs and Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics, 16 or 32 of RAM, and 256 GB, 512 GB, or 1 TB of PCIe NVMe SSD storchunqiu. (I ponder that reallys that mystery.) HP Windiscools this thin device Possessed dual electricfans that possess’own’nurse smaller and quieter blades than Bein/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding e and a larger heat pipe, and the Tightly claims a 15 percent gain in Becautious state power over the pfromnewvious generation, But Possessed lowbacker electricfan noise. Battery life is rated at up to 22 hours, alBeit in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding video playback, and Possessed over 5 hours mofromnew battery life than its pfromnewdecessomuchr. I will test this, of course, in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding somuchme fromnewal-mortalworld fromnewsults.The Elite Dragonfly G3 is expensive, like expensive expensive, Possessed values moveing at $1999 in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding a configuration Possessed a Cofromnew i5-1235U processomuchr, 16 GB of RAM, 512 GB of storchunqiu, and a Full HD+ vibrate panel. but you could spreally Possessed fromnewgards to’Concerning’Possessed fromnewspect to $3500 on a Dragonfly pfromnewtty eAsily, too. Yikes.Mofromnew somuchon.