HP TouchPad – the first HP’s Topaz webOS tablet

Today we are going to talk about a much anticipated device, HP TouchPad, including a list with some of the most impressive features. Having no more than 240 x 189 x 14 mm and it a total weight of 740 grams, this tablet offers a new dimension of performance.

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Let’s start with the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon QPQ8060 dual core processor at 1.2 GHz, a XGA capacitive multi touch screen having a resolution of no less than 1024×768 pixel and the ability to display 18-bit colors or a total amount of 1 GB DDR2 RAM memory. If you expect news about a micro SD card slot we must tell you that they didn’t included one, not to mention the lack of a camera in the back side of this tablet.

But don’t worry, you can find a 1.3 megapixels front facing camera perfect for video calls. What is more interesting, HP TouchPad is the first HP’s webOS tablet, offering a lot of changes so as to make the interface is more comfortable than ever to use on a big tablet screen. The connectivity aspect includes support for 3G, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR with A2DP, A-GPS, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, as well as a 3.5 mm stereo headset jack or v2.0 micro USB. And let’s not forget the fact that it brings a Li-Ion standard battery with 6300 mAh capacity strong enough to provide up to 8 hours of usage time.

Other features are – gyroscope, light sensor, accelerometer, compass, Adobe Flash support, Skype video calling, or Internal stereo speakers. When it comes to the release date, the Wi-Fi version will be available starting this July 1st and in USA, Canada, Germany, Ireland, or France and by the end of 2011 – in Singapore, Hong Kong, Italy, Australia, Spain, or New Zealand. And the price is 499.99 $ for the 16 GB version and 599.99 $ for the 32 GB model.

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