Saturday, October 23, 2010

Hewlett Packard Launches Slate Tablet PC (Videos) *Aims at Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, RIM Playbook* HPQ

^v^ ^v^ ^v^


Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer originally announced the HP Slate tablet PC in January, 2010

Hewlett Packard Launches Slate Tablet PC

Hewlett Packard has entered the tablet PC fray with the HP Slate 500 vs Apple iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Tab vs RIM Playbook, et. al. The HP Slate 500 is a business tablet PC as opposed to the other tablet PCs being more oriented towards consumers, entertainment, and social networking. The Slate is $799 and availabe now, the Apple iPad is $499 and $699, the Samsung Galaxy Tab is $599, and the RIM Playbook price is yet to be announced.

Two videos are below. In the first video, Crunch Gear takes a hands-on look at the HP Slate 500 tablet PC. The second video is a Hewlett Packard promotional.

(CrunchGear) Here is our hands-on video of the HP Slate 500, HP’s new business slate. For those of you still on the fence, HP has posted all of the final specs for the device as well, including the fact that it has an active digitizer as well as an Intel Z540 Atom Processor Z540 (1.86 GHz, 512 KB L2 cache, 533 MHz FSB) and 2GB of memory.



(HP) HP introduces a slate for businesses. The new HP Slate 500 Tablet PC runs Windows 7 and supports a wide variety of business solutions, from retail point-of-sale to hospitality, insurance, healthcare, or any custom business application.



Related Articles and Links

Recent Posts by Apple Digest
They Just Don't Get Apple! (Video) *Is Apple a mobile device or a computer company?* AAPL
Apple Introduces All-New MacBook Air (Videos) *Thin, light, fast notebook available now*
Apple Reports Record Revenues & Net Income! (Financial Performance Charts & Commentary) *EPS $4.64* AAPL
Apple TV Reviews (Videos) *What is & how does Apple TV work?*
Apple Launches iPhone 4 in China (Video) AAPL
Recent Posts by Google Investor
Sony Launches Version of Google TV (Videos) "Sony Internet TV with Google TV"
Google Is Back! (Charts) *Reports excellent Q3 earnings, up $60.52 on Friday* GOOG
Google Q3 Earnings Conference Call (Review, Notes, Audio) "Explosive growth in the digital economy" GOOG
Google Reports Excellent Q3 Earnings (Financial Charts & Review) *Revenues $7.286B, EPS $6.72* GOOG
Logitech Launches Google TV (Video) *Will begin shipping by end of October*
Recent Posts by Matrix Markets
S&P 500 Posts Another Weekly Gain (Charts) *Bulls rally 6 of last 7 weeks* SPX SPY
Recent Posts by Osprey Flyer
VMware Reports Good Q3 Earnings (Financial Performance Charts & Review) *Meets our estimated EPS $0.20* VMW
Intel Reports Very Good Q3 Earnings (Financial Charts & Review) *Revenues $11.1B, EPS $0.52* INTC
Microsoft Launches Windows Phone 7 (Videos) *Aims at Apple iPhone & Google Android* MSFT AAPL GOOG
Microsoft Financial Performance Review (Charts) *Earnings to be reported October 28* MSFT
Battle for the Digital Living Room (Chart) *Apple, Google, Microsoft early front runners*
Did One Large Trader Cause the May 6 Flash Crash? (Videos) *Did an algorithm trigger the Crash?*


Follow Osprey Flyer on Twitter!


^v^ ^v^ ^v^

Seeking Alpha