Preview: HP Slate Tablet PC

ZDNet: Preview – HP Slate Tablet PC

It features much that iPad doesn’t, including USB port, memory card slot and front-facing camera, but the price makes it something of a gamble, Kingsley-Hughes says.

“After endless speculation and teasing, HP’s Slate goes for sale. It’s yours for $799.

So what does $799 buy you?

Intel Atom Processor Z540, 1.86 GHz;
2 GB 800 MHz DDR2;
8.9″ diagonal WSVGA wide-viewing angle touchscreen;
Windows 7 Professional 32-bit;
Up to 64 GB Solid State Flash;
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 500 graphics with Broadcom Crystal HD Enhanced Video ; Accelerator offering 1080p video support;
Integrated 802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth 3.0;
1 USB port;
1 SD Card slot;
Integrated 3 MP camera and VGA webcam;
HP Slate Digital Pen;
9.21 x 0.58 x 5.91 in (23.40 x 1.47 x 15.00 cm);
Lithium Ion battery offering 5+ hours battery life”

Small Business Computing Staff
Small Business Computing Staff
Small Business Computing addresses the technology needs of small businesses, which are defined as businesses with fewer than 500 employees and/or less than $7 million in annual sales.

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