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HP's First WebOS Tablet - The TouchPad

Question asked by Ankita Katdare in #Coffee Room on Jun 30, 2011
Ankita Katdare
Ankita Katdare · Jun 30, 2011
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Hewlett-Packard announced on it's official blog that the Wi-Fi version of it's first webOS tablet, HP TouchPad will be on sale in the U.S. on July 1, followed by the UK, Ireland, France and Germany a few days later.

TouchPad has the HP webOS operating system and is available only in black color. The display is 9.7 inch XGA capacitive, multi-touch screen. It comes with a front-facing 1.3 megapixel webcam for live video calling. It supports all basic media formats and Processor is Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-CPU APQ8060 1.2GHz. It includes Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, as well as a gyroscope, accelerometer, and compass. HP has said that it will be partnering with AT&T to introduce a connected version of HP TouchPad later this summer.

Preorders for the TouchPad have already begun in North America and Europe from June 19. It is priced at $499.99 (16GB) and $599.99 (32GB).. TouchPad is being sold directly by HP and is also being stocked by such resellers as Best Buy, CDW, Staples, Office Depot, Walmart, Sam's Club, OfficeMax, Amazon.com, Fry's, NewEgg, and Microcenter.

HP is offering TouchPad buyers a $50 rebate when they buy the $599.99, 32GB version, but they have to own a Palm smartphone to cash in.

Take a look at the HP TouchPad official video here:

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