HP announces Snapdragon digital pens and tablets

HP has launched eight new mobile devices, an ecosystem of accessories.

The company unveiled new tablets and 2-in-1 devices running Microsoft Windows operating system, along with new tablets built on Google’s Android operating system.

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The new HP ​devices include:

The HP Pro Slate 8 and HP Pro Slate 12 are HD Android tablets available in 8-inch or 12-inch diagonal displays respectively.

They are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series processor2, and support a 4:3 aspect ratio. HP Pro Slate 8 is one of the first tablets to use Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

The HP Duet Pen, the first to use Qualcomm Snapdragon digital pen technology 4 on both a tablet and regular paper, is included with the HP Pro Slate 8 and HP Pro Slate 12.

The HP Elite x2 1011 G1 is an 11.6-inch diagonal 2-in-1 Windows device running Windows 8 Pro, it transforms from a tablet to a laptop with Ultrabook configurations available.

It also includes an industry-first WiGig enterprise wireless dock based on a joint collaboration with Intel.

The HP Pro Tablet 408 G1 is a 9 mm thin, 8-inch diagonal Intel Atom-based business tablet that provides a full Windows 8 Pro.

It includes micro-HDMI, up to 64 GB of storage12 and an 8 MP rear camera with flash.

The HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Healthcare Tablet has an antimicrobial treatment to protect the product, and can be cleaned easily, and meets IP 54 specifications.

The HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged Tablet is IP 65 rated for water and dust and MIL-STD 81016 testing, with up to 20 hours of battery life17 and a 2D barcode reader.

The Intel Atom-based HP Pro Tablet 10 EE running Windows and the HP Pro Slate 10 EE Android tablet feature a durable design that passes IP-5218 testing for dust and moisture.


Vishal Kawadkar




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