There she is, the HP TouchPad was introduced introduced today in San Francisco as part of a wave of webOS products. The TouchPad is almost a clone of the iPad. 1.6 pounds and measures 13.7mm thick, has HP’s Beats audio engine, Touch-to-Share (a feature that lets users easily transfer a website, document, song, text or call from the phone to the tablet by tapping the two devices together).
- 3.0, true multitasking,
- 9.7-inch display (1024 x 768 screen resolution)
- Dual-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon CPU
- Gyroscope, accelerometer, compass and
- 16GB / 32GB of internal storage space
- Front-facing 1.3 megapixel webcam, support for video calling,
- 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, A-GPS (3G model only)
- Stereo speakers powered by Beats
- VPN support
There’s a new paneled email application and a pop-up notification system. Video calls are powered by Skype. Amazon’s Kindle e-book store for book lovers out there. The virtual keyboard looks easy enough to use but we will see. I look forward to playing with this soon. Looks like the Motorola Xoon will not be the only kid out to play this Spring.