HP puts Android-based convertible PC up for sale

HP puts Android-based convertible PC up for sale
In May, HP announced it would be releasing Android and a Windows-based PC convertibles.

Those devices are now on sale, slightly earlier than originally anticipated.



The Slate Book X2 and Split x2 are both convertibles with detachable tablet displays and a battery-boasting keyboard dock but that is mostly where the similarities stop.

The SlateBook x2 is a high-end 10.2-inch Android tablet that runs on Android 4.2.2, has a quad-core Tegra 4 processor (yes, the new Tegra 4), 1920 x 1200 resolution, 400 nits of brightness, 2GB RAM, and 16GB internal storage. The dock has two USB ports, an SD card slot, and HDMI port and a battery life of over 8 hours.

HP has priced the convertible competively, as well, at $479.99.

The Split x2 will run on Windows 8, a Core i3 processor, 4GB RAM, and a 500GB hard drive. The 13.3-inch screen has 1366 x 768 and battery life should be a bit over 5 hours. The Windows tablet will cost $799.




Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 1 Aug 2013 9:55
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  • 2 comments
  • hearme0

    Kinda liking the Split X2.

    Would rather have a MS Surface Pro though.....preferably with a 256GB SSD

    1.8.2013 16:59 #1

  • Jayrains

    Looks exactly like the transformer and many others that came before it. Is innovative design completely gone now or must every company copy from what came before?

    2.8.2013 23:35 #2

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