Finally, Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced the availability of the HP Slate 500 Business Tablet PC. From the name itself, it is aimed to target business professionals and not the simple consumers. We witnessed how we were tease with endless rumors regarding its sale, but now the device can be all yours at a price of $799.

HP Slate 500 Business tablet PC

Below is a quick rundown of the specs and features of the newly released tablet PC – the HP Slate 500 Business Tablet:

  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 0.58 x 5.91 inches
  • 8.9-inch wide-viewing angle touchscreen
  • Intel Atom Z540 Processor at 1.86 GHz
  • 2GB DDR2
  • Up to 64GB Solid State Flash
  • Windows 7 Professional OS
  • Intel Graphics Media Accelerator
  • Broadcom Crystal HD Video Accelerator which offers 1080p video
  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • 3MP camera + VGA webcam
  • HP Slate Digital Pen
  • USB port
  • SD Card Slot
  • Li-Ion battery which offers up to 5 hours of run time

Moreover, the tablet PC weighs in at about 0.68 kilograms.  According to HP, an HP Slate Dock and HP Slate Portfolio will be included upon purchase of the device.  This first tablet PC from HP is already out in the US which will be shipped in the middle of November. However, there aren’t any details regarding the release date of the HP Slate 500 Business Tablet in the other countries.

Whoa, the competition regarding the tablet market is getting a little crowded. What do you think about this guy, eh?


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