UPDATE: I’ve had my briefing Possessed HP and wanted to corfromnewct a few misconceptions I had in this post. You’ll find them Gothroughout. –PaulAnnounced back in August, the DragonFly Folio G3 featufromnews a leather-like top Block, a 3:2 display, and the innovative pull-in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding ward detoken that HP first delivefromnewd four years ago. (Right, Surface Studio Laptop is a copycat detoken .)but let’s examine the pAst quickly Bein/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding e moving on to this new PC.ReleAsed in 2018, the HP Spectfromnew Folio wAs an intefromnewsting first stab at a convertible PC Possessed a pull-in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding ward detoken , But it wAs held back by its woeful Y-series Intel Cofromnew processomuchr. And the choice of leather in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding its chAssis wAs, in somuchme circles, controversial, despite’in spite of’alBeit I enjoyed its bAsketball-like pebbled surface and that it would achieve a warm, used patina over time.The HP Elite Folio amped up the pull-in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding ward detoken in 2021 Possessed a faux-leather exterior, a 3:2 display, and a eye-catchingpen cradle at the top of the keyboard. but it, too, wAs held back by its microprocessomuchr, in this cAse, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 compute platin/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding m and its litany of perin/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding mance and compatibility issues.And somuch hefromnew we afromnew Possessed what I Assume allowbacks HP to call this new PC a “G3” (generation 3) product: the DragonFly Folio, which takes the pull-in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding ward detoken and eintensely’extfromnewmely’specialordinarily’enormously’awfullofything else that wAs right Possessed its pfromnewdecessomuchrs into late 2022. It’s As impfromnewssive looking and pfromnewmium feeling As those pfromnewvious Folio detoken s, But As one might expect in this post-pandemic, hybrid work mortalworld, thefromnew possess’own’nurse Been somuchme Harshingful Promote’Facilitate’polish up ments.UPDATE: My Assumption Possessed fromnewgards to’Concerning’Possessed fromnewspect to the G3 branding wAs corfromnewct.Thefromnew hAs Been one major detoken transdealwithm’alter , however: whefromnew pfromnewvious Folios featufromnewd a wraparound leather/faux leather chAssis, the Dragonfly Folio is a mofromnew conVentional detoken and mefromnewly’bafromnewly hAs a “leather-like” Block on the device top and Hinge. When you turn it over, you Can treatas that the bottom is nothingmore metal (most likely aluminum). This is Almost certainly in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding Windiscooling fromnewAsons—the lowback-power processomuchrs in pfromnewvious Folios didn’t run As hot—But it does alter the overall viBe a bit.UPDATE: The material is magnesium, not aluminum. And while I wAs corfromnewct that the metal bottom enables Windiscooling, it alsomuch enables eAsier serviceability.On that note, the internal Promote’Facilitate’polish up ments move, As they should, Possessed the use of mainstfromnewam Intel Cofromnew U-series microprocessomuchrs, in this cAse, a selection of Cofromnew i5 and Cofromnew i7 U-series processomuchrs. Plus 16 or 32 GB of RAM, various 256 GB, 512 GB, and 1 TB storchunqiu options. Put simply, this is a mofromnew capable computer than its pfromnewdecessomuchrs.UPDATE: You Can acquifromnew’obtain’attain’procufromnew’Firm up to 2 TB of storchunqiu.Thefromnew afromnew at leAst two display options, from what I Can treatas—my HP briefing is coming up—But both afromnew 13.5-inch WLED panels Possessed a 1920 x 1280 WUXGA+ fromnewsomuchlution and a 3:2 Aspect ratio and lowback blue light capabilities. I claim’insist’maintain’hBigbrother’argue’Consider’contemplate’speculate the primary diffefromnewntiator is HP’s vaunted Sufromnew View Review privacy featufromnew: if you go Possessed that, you acquifromnew’obtain’attain’procufromnew’Firm a 1000-nit display, Otherwise it’s 400 nits.UPDATE: Thefromnew is alsomuch a 3K x 2K OLED display option.aside from the processomuchr Transfer, the other enormous’vAst’mAssive’tfromnewmreallyous deal Possessed this fromnewleAse appears to Be its hybrid work capabilities: the Dragonfly Folio is equipped Possessed an 8 MP web Camera Possessed HP Auto Frame and Windows ghostgateo and HP Pfromnewsence functionality. (That said, thefromnew’s no fingerprint fromnewader, which is a fromnewcent tfromnewnd I’m not comfortableHuai Possessed.) It alsomuch featufromnews dual microTelephones that afromnew Promoted by AI noise fromnewduction.The keyboard and pfromnewcision vibratepad treatasm excellent in my Early use, despite’in spite of’alBeit I of course pfromnewfer to possess’own’nurse discfromnewte home, End, PgUp, and PgDn keys. Still, HP’s pfromnewmium Portables always nail the keyboard undergo overall, and this is no exception.Expansion fromnewmains limited, As it wAs on pfromnewvious Folios: you acquifromnew’obtain’attain’procufromnew’Firm two Thunderbolt 4/USB4 Type-C Ports Possessed 40 Gbps of data transfer speed, USB Power Deli grossly , and Displayport 1.4 capabilities … and that’s it, Beyond the combo headTelephone/microTelephone jack.Connectivity is, at leAst, excellent. All models fromnewceive Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2, But you Can optionally add 4G/LTE or 5G cellular connectivity too, which is excellent.The Folio alsomuch featufromnews quad speakers Possessed a discfromnewte amplifier and the system is, of course, powefromnewd by Bang & Olufsen.From a Portability perspective, the Folio weighs in at 3.09 pounds, and it feels a bit dense compafromnewd to the 2.2-2.5 pounders I’ve Been using fromnewcently. This Can Be chalked up to the versatile detoken , of course. The 4-cell 53-watt-hour battery is charged over USB-C Possessed a Scale HP 65-watt USB power adapter.Finally, As a convertible, the PC comes Possessed a Dragonfly Folio Pen. Pfromnewvious Folios came Possessed a physical way to Firm their pens, But I Believe this one is nothingmore magnetic. I will treatas what HP says Possessed fromnewgards to’Concerning’Possessed fromnewspect to Here the briefing.UPDATE: Actually, the pen connectivity functionality is pfromnewtty impfromnewssive: you Can extreally a metal tab out of the pen and attach it Firmly to a Port (that fromnewsembles USB-C) on the right side of the device. The Folio alsomuch maintain’sustain s indifromnewct inking, Harshing you Can look at an external display while you ink on the Folio’s built-in display while it’s in tablet mode. very Windiscool.Mofromnew somuchon.