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  • 29a - Friday, June 7, 2019 - link

    "Where the new EliteBook x360 1030 G4 clearly outpaces its predecessor is connectivity."

    I don't see anything about VGA. VGA is still pretty important for a business laptop.
  • HStewart - Friday, June 7, 2019 - link

    VGA it been decade or more since that resolution. Of course you probably talking about non wide screens and that is becoming a sign of the past also.
  • HStewart - Friday, June 7, 2019 - link

    I have a Dell Inspiron 7000 300Mhz Pentium ii sitting in my closet and in better condition than one in the following like with a VGA screen
  • GreenReaper - Friday, June 7, 2019 - link

    What they're talking about is the VGA *connector*, not the resolution:

    You can in theory do 2048×1536 over VGA, although 1280×1024 might be more likely in practice; I use the latter on my server, in 8-bit colour; it does quite nicely, despite being a software framebuffer.
  • Jorgp2 - Friday, June 7, 2019 - link

    Oh, you mean the DE-15 connector.
  • Samus - Saturday, June 8, 2019 - link

  • III-V - Friday, June 7, 2019 - link

    Businesses can also afford dongles without batting an eye
  • Reflex - Friday, June 7, 2019 - link

    Yup, almost all conference room setups I see these days are using HDMI and have a loop attached to the cord with a myriad of adapter dongles. One dongle that is consistently missing nowadays is VGA, however.
  • MrSpadge - Sunday, June 9, 2019 - link

    Similar experience here. However, there are also multiple problems like often broken HDMI cables and compatibility problems - yet VGA is the one which always works.
  • Reflex - Friday, June 7, 2019 - link

    Really not seeing this anymore. It's been a few years since I saw corporate conference rooms with VGA as an option, let alone the primary option. For the small subset that may still need it, HDMI->VGA adapters are a thing. As a business user I'd rather use that space for a more useful port.
  • TheUnhandledException - Saturday, June 8, 2019 - link

    VGA is dead. It hung around an incredibly long time due to it being the lowest common demoninator but even those days are gone. Most conference rooms are now built around HDMI with the more forward looking ones adding DP. VGA is a big connector which is a challenge as laptops get thinner. It is also analog and the high quality DAC necessary to drive a VGA connection at even 1600p are not cheap. It is a no brainer to drop it as 1440p, 1600p, and 2160p monitors become mainstream.
  • Korguz - Friday, June 7, 2019 - link

    hstewart.. do these run at 5 volts and 9 volts like the leather hp spector does like you said ??
  • remosito - Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - link

    Table has displays as 1920x1280. As much as I'd loooove that apect ratio. I assume this is a typo and should be 1920x1080?

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