HP Dragonfly Folio G3: Review

HP Dragonfly Folio G3: Review

Written by Sophie Robertson, In Gadgets, Published On
August 2, 2023

HP is having a review with the XDA unit of its Dragon Folio G3. The model has a 12th Gen with an intel core of i7-1265U CPU, 16GB of RAM, 512GB with SSD, and an FHD+ glossy finish with a touch display. Its price is about $3,949 as configured

HP Dragonfly Folio G3 Specs

OS Windows 11 Pro , Windows 11 Home
CPU 12th Gen , Core i5-1245U vPro and Core i7-1265U vPro
Graphics Intel Iris Xe (Integrated)
Memory 16GB , 32GB LPDDR5-5200MHz
Storage 256GB, 512GB and 512GB M.2 PCle NVMe SSD
Display 13.5 inches, touch with a ratio of 3:2
Ports Two Thunderbolt 4, 3.5mm audio, and with Nano SIM Slot


  •  With a Cutting Edge Design which turns head
  • Thousands of laptops to spend for the high-end laptop
  • With 5G connectivity and also with solid battery
  • Good for video and audio conferencing


  • Need many performance improvements from the laptop including the discrete graphics
  • Not for the regular usage  laptop for outside notebook mode type
  • The cost and designs are similar to the one at a cheaper price.

HP Dragonfly Folio G3: Design

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Hands-on with a pre-production Dragon Folio G3 Rich in Editor Woods with a focused best attention laptops where a rare of pulled design. The combination with the faux leather wrap that tends to cover the displays does not doubt that it is having the most unique features. It is a convertible laptop, but not a 360° flip flop which allows it to rotate around to tent, stand, and tablet modes. While the bottom of the display is attached from the Folio wraps to sit forward between the keyboard and touchpad. It is almost flat which can be pulled forward again and the screen extends to cover the touchpad. Though it is new ground or base for HP, which has a similar design but Spectre Folio and the Elite Folio Laptops. But the hinges actions are very smooth but it keeps the display in place which doesn’t matter the way you are using the laptop.

HP Dragonfly Folio G3: Features


The angle to the display in” Write” mode plays well and active pen, even if it is a bit unwinding but it is used as a traditional tab. One end is much thicker and the other side is due to the hinge and wrap giving an unbalancing type. That’s the only reason these displays fold flat, but it feels very nice and balanced in other modes. The hinges provide a grip while carrying the laptop. It should be cleaned with a cloth to pick up some smudges and fingerprints will stay, otherwise, it feels quite durable. It has been adding a great sheet to a sleeve or in this case to the Dragonfly Folio G3 which protects the exterior.

HP Dragonfly Folio G3: Inking

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The full-sized inking and the forwarded display are dreamy. While writing feels natural writing with pen-based it is balanced and most of the things about the nib flows very smoothly over to the screen. When someone uses a pen that says laptops are a perfect fit for the workflow for you. It is attached to the laptop and it is charged as long as we can use it.

HP DRagonfly Folio G3: Performance


The Dragon Folio G3 has a wrapped design apart from that of the internal hardware. HP has an extensive video guide on how to safely remove the wrap other than for service for laptops. It does not take time to get long inside. Just remove the bottom panels revel and a dual fan has a setup with a relevant of very thick pipes of heat. But it looks enough to handle even the 28W P-series of intel chips, working with the 15W U-series CPUs which can produce less heat. Fans are under load but taxing integrated graphics with 3DMark. Runs normally but the laptop is very silent and has a cool calm room.

HP DRagonfly Folio G3: Battery

Battery life is good for the FHD+ models for review. Regularly used for the laptop around 200-250 nits brightness for up to seven hours without the need for a charge. If you are pushing it can be found but that doesn’t last for eight hours. Other than that you can hit the office and not worry about the plugging for the late afternoon. It depends on the display and mobile connectivity is up to you to opt for. OLED display having a 3K2K resolution will of course drain the battery faster as also with the 5G Connectivity.


The Hp Dragon Folio G3  is a premium business laptop that gets in the laptop a right. It is a very powerful laptop for conferencing tools and the keyboard is comfortable with a touchpad for an effortless product which we can say. With high-end performance and good battery life performance with an innovative design and security features. Be sure about the collection and check out the best accessories for the HP Dragonfly Folio G3.


How much is HP Dragonfly Pro?

Its cost is $1,400, featured with AMD Ryzen 77736U CPU of 16GB RAM which is integrated with AMD Ryzen Graphics  and 512GB SSD.

Is the HP Dragonfly Pro good for gaming?

No it’s not good for a gaming laptop but Dragonfly Pro showed a solid graphics performance.

What is HP Dragon Pro s ratio?

Its Ratio is about 16:10

HP DragonFly touchscreen laptop?

HP Dragonfly Pro Chromebook, ChromOS is a 14” touch screen with an intel Core i5, 16GB, RAM with 256GB SSD

What is the price of HP Dragonfly Folio in India? 

Ist  price is around $3,949


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