Looking a real tablet and laptop in one stunning package? If you are, we recommend you to take a look at HP SlateBook x2 hybrid tablet laptop. Yeah, this is a newest 10.1 inch Android Jelly Bean tablet from Hewlett-Packard Development Company that comes with a magnetic hinge design to connect with a removable keyboard dock for more productivity. Based on the latest NVIDIA Tegra 4 Quad Core architecture and Full High Definition Touch Screen Display, the SlateBook x2 provides great game experience likes a tablet and fast productivity likes a laptop.
HP SlateBook x2 is the first HP’s Android tablet that powered by NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad-core processor and running on the 4.2 version of Google Android Jelly Bean as the operating system. It has a clock rates at 1.5GHZ and paired with a 2GB of DDR3 SDRAM, delivers faster and smoother multimedia tasking performance, as well as fast light productivity tasks. Comes with few models, this device will be equipped with up to 64GB of eMMC Solid State Drive (SSD) and backed with a microSD card slot wth support up to 64GB of memory expansion, gives plenty of music, video and other files storage capacity.
Unlike the common 10.1 inch Android tablet that only capable to play 720p video playback, the first HP’s 10.1 inch Slate Android Tablet Laptop support a 1920 x 1080 pixels native resolution and capable to play 1080p HD video content with ease. Incorporated with ULP GeForce as graphics processor and uses IPS technology with HP’s BrightView technology, the SlateBook x2 tablet delivers clear, bright and beautiful color when you play modern games, watch HD video or streaming movies and video from internet.
Like other high end tablet, this model also shipped with dual camera, a 2.0 Megapixel rear camera on the back for capture photo and video recording and a built in 2.0 Megapixel front facing camera that integrated with microphone for face to face video communication. On the front edge, you will also find two standard stereo speakers with DTS+ sound enhancement for increase audio reproduction.
Comes with a plastic design to reduce weight and price, HP SlateBook x2 has dimension in 8.35 x 11.32 x 0.85 inches (with a keyboard) and weighs only at 3.08 lbs (1.40 kg) with a Lithium battery. It’s not the slimmest and lightest 10.1 inch tablet, but we think its still fell light in your hand and comfortable to companion at home, school or when you on the go. For extra battery life, the docking keyboard also has a Lithium battery, as well as a USB 2.0 port, micro SD card slot for memory expansion and a HDMI port to connect and enjoy multimedia content in HDTV.
The rest of specifications are a 3.5mm audio combo jacks (headphone / microphone), Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n for wireless internet connection and Keyboard with multi-touch Clickpad. It also Google Android certified device, which mean users will get full access to Google Mobile Service Applications, such as GMail, YouTube, Google Maps, Google+ and more, includes download more useful free or paid applciations, games, video, TV Show and more in Android Play Market.
If you interested, the Company has confirms if HP SlateBook x2 Android Hybrid Tablet laptop will be available for purchase in next two month with a price starting around $479.99 for base configurations. So, what do you think? If you are looking for another alternative for Windows 8 gaming tablet, we recommend you to take a look at Razer Edge Pro Tablet with NVIDIA GT 640M LE graphics card or ASUS ME301T-A1-BL tablet with Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad Core processor if you have smaller budget.