Slate 500 HP seems to be more targeted to businesses. The price is quite expensive, $ 799, or approximately USD 7.1 million in the United States. For comparison, the iPad on sale from USD 499.
If HP Slate 500 equipped with a variety of software to support the business, tablet-based WebOS more for fun activities. HP spokesman explained, WebOS tablet will be released in 2011.
According to Carol Hess-Nickels, Director of Worldwide Business Notebook Marketing at HP's Personal Systems Group, HP Slate 500 based on Windows 7 to be easily adopted among the enterprise. The existence of support VPN (virtual private network) to securely connect employees to the corporate network.
HP Slate 500 will soon be marketed in the United States. However, there has been no information whether the later would be sold globally.
Slate 500 HP Specifications:
* Weight: 0.68 kg
* Screen 8.9-inch capacitive multitouch
* Resolution 1024 x 600
* VGA front camera
* 3-megapixel rear camera
* 1.86 GHz Intel Atom processor Z540
* 2GB of RAM
* 64GB SSD
* Broadcom Crystal HD accelerator
* 1080p video
* HDMI port
* Battery 5 hours
* There is a digital pen and dock facilities