HP Announces TouchPad Tablet, Veer Smartphone, and Pre 3

Posted Feb 9, 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) has made some major product announcements today. They announced a new tablet called the TouchPad, a new webOS phone called the Veer, and the Pre 3:
The TouchPad is a 9.7-inch screen with a front 1.3 megapixel camera. It has 16 and 32GB models and runs on a 1.2GHz Snapdragon processor. The resolution is 1024×768. The TouchPad supports multi-tasking, Adobe Flash, Quickoffice, Google Docs, Dropbox, Box.net, and HP Wireless Printer support.

The HP Veer has a similar body as the Palm Pre and Pre 2, but is the size of a credit card. The Veer has a 2.6-inch screen, Adobe Flash support, 5 megapixel camera, slide out keyboard, HSPA+, and 320×400 resolution. It will be available in the early Spring.

The HP Pre 3 has a 3.6-inch, 480×800 display, and 5-megapixel camera. It has 802.11b/g/b/n WiFi, HSPA+ and EVDO worldphone features, and 8GB and 16GB storage options. When placed on the wireless charge dock, it goes into exhibition mode and shows a clock/calendar/etc.