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HP ‘s ‘reinvented retail’ with new ElitePOS, Windows 10 and Kaby Lake CPUs

HP has made a big announcement today where it claimed that it is reinventing retail with its brand new device- the ElitePOS. The rejuvenation of retail industry with the new point-of-sale system has brought this stylish sleek device. The ElitePOS comes with the latest Windows 10 operating system, the Kaby Lake CPUs and a plethora of interesting and high end features. The device is compatible to a varity of use cases like in-store checkout, interactive signage, monitoring employee attendance, self-service tools, such as passenger check-in
Product information and “access to additional product offerings in the ‘endless aisle'”.

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There are three variants of ElitePOS. All the three models are sturdy and durable. According to HP, ElitePOS is retail-durable and is so designed to pass MIL-STD tests. It deters minor spills by channeling liquid out the device, and provides efficient cooling with side venting for improved reliability.

have a look at the main specifications of the three variants:

  • All the three models support Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2016 LTSB 64-bit, FreeDOS and
    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 (certification only)
  • Model 141: Intel Celeron 3965U with Intel HD Graphics 610

    Model 143: Intel Core i3-7100U with Intel HD Graphics 620

    Model 145: Intel Core i5-7300U with Intel HD Graphics 620
  • Storage: 2GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM
  • Memory slots 2 SODIMM Transfer rates up to 2400 MT/s
  • Maximum storage 512GB SATA SSD (M.2)
    1TB PCIe NVMe SSD5


    “Up to 30GB (for Windows 10) is reserved for system recovery software.”

  • Internal drive bays One M.2
  • HP also highlighted some of the key security features on the ElitePOS:

  • BIOS-level device security to provide protection in the event of a malware attack with HP Sure Start Gen3, the industry’s first self-healing BIOS, and HP BIOSphere Gen3, the industry-leading firmware ecosystems.
  • User authentication technology, including an optional fingerprint reader for secure login; Credential Guard for secure user authentication and password protection, and Device Guard, which lets IT managers create rules to run only signed, trusted, and approved applications on the POS system to help protect against walk-up and low-level attacks through USB ports.
  • Physical security of the device itself with an optional bolt-to-counter configuration, VESA mounting K-Lock features and external fingerprint reader for secure login through Windows Hello 6.
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