Featured Articles

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

British chip designer ARM could cash in on the mobile industry's rush to transition to 64-bit operating systems and hardware.

More...
Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Samsung has lost smartphone market share, ending the quarter on a low note and Xiaomi appears to be the big winner.

More...
Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

It looks like Intel will be showing off its 14nm processors, codenames Broadwell, in a couple of weeks at CES 2015.

More...
Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the recently introduced Gainward GTX 980 4GB with the company’s trademark Phantom cooler.

More...
Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac has been in the nettop and mini-PC space for more than four years now and it has managed to carve…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 03 November 2011 12:04

HP will release a Slate 2

Written by Nick Farell

hp logo new

Will run Windows 7

Maker of expensive printer ink HP has announced the new Slate 2 tablet with the Windows 7 OS. The Slate 2 tablet will have a 8.9-inch capacitive touch display and will be targeted at businesses.

It will be based around Intel's Atom Z670 processor and have a starting price of $699. It will have just 32GB storage but have Wi-Fi and Windows 7 Home Premium.

The Slate 2 will become available worldwide later this month. The tablet is a revamp of the Slate 500 tablet and there is no mention of the TouchPad and Palm smartphones with WebOS.

It is a stop gap bit of hardware. Most of HP's plans revolve around Windows 8, and the company will release a Windows 8 tablet in the future. It does not look as if the Slate 2 will be upgradable to Windows 8.

The Slate 2 can be used to access corporate documents or take notes through stylus input there is an optional external keyboard which means that the device can double up as a very very slow PC. The single-core Atom Z670, which runs at a clock speed of 1.5GHz and it will have accelerators to decode 1080p video.


blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments