The booming of the deluged tablet industry has benefited consumers for the better. And it seems like yet another behemoth manufacturer, HP this time, is all set to take up the challenge of making a solid entry into the tablet industry with its flagship WebOS tablet: HP Touchpad.
The HP Touchpad tablet rumors are hitting the streets like never before. Based on the rumors, the device is likely to triumph against its competitor, at least to a certain extent — HP believes that it is well-positioned to challenge the likes of Motorola Xoom and the PlayBook.
Although HP hasn’t official announced the release date and pricing details of the tablet, there are rumors of the tablet hitting the stores in the coming months.
HP Touchpad tablet is the first device powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8060 1.20GHz processor. Running on Palms’ Web operating system, HP Touchpad tablet sports a 9.7 inch capacitive touch display with 1GB of memory under its hood. Among the slew of features the device has to offer, front-facing 1.3 MP camera, custom e-mail client, Adreno 220 graphics processing core, Bluetooth, etc., are the notable specs of HP touchpad tablet.
Release date of HP Touchpad Tablet
According to the latest leaks surfacing on the web, HP is hoping to bring the device out in the market by the end of this year. However, the release date of the HP touchpad tablet is said to happen anywhere during the month of June, likely after the launch of the iPhone 5.
The device will be available in two variants: 16GB and 32GB, with the 3G and 4G models coming out soon after.
Price of HP Touchpad Tablet
Priced at $699, HP touchpad tablet is $100 cheaper than the rumored price of Motorola Xoom. At first, the price of HP Touchpad may seem a little too high, but the pricing is not outrageous, especially when you consider the great deal of features and sleek hardware bundled with the device.