HP Announces Slatebook x2 and Split x2

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Hewlett Packard has announced two new devices.  The Slatebook x2 is a 10.1-inch Android tablet and the Split x2 is a hybrid Windows 8 PC / tablet.

HP Slatebook x2
The HP Slatebook x2 is a new 10.1-inch Android tablet that can connect to a keyboard using a dock connector instead of using a wireless connection.  HP said that the Slatebook x2 is the first Android “detachable” that has an Nvidia Tegra 4 processor.  There is even a mouse cursor built into the tablet.

The Slatebook x2 is powered by Android 4.2.2. “Jelly Bean” and it has a file manager like you see on desktops.  The keyboard on the tablet supports many shortcuts to your favorite apps and a Google Now key.  As you type on the home screen, a search will be pulled up.

The Slatebook x2 has a 1920 x 1200 IPS display.  The tablet also comes with 64GB of storage and will be available starting this summer at a price of $479.99.

HP Slatebook x2

HP Split x2

The HP Split x2 is a successor to the Envy x2 Windows 8 PC.  The keyboard and monitor are separate devices on the Split x2.  The device can be switched between a laptop and a tablet.

The Split x2 has a 13.3-inch display, Intel Core chip, USB 3.0 ports, 64GB SSD (or 128GB).  A 500GB hard disk can be added to the device.  The base of the device has an SD-card slot and the tablet supports microSD.  The HP Split x2 will be available this summer starting in the summer.
HP Split x2

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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