Hewlett-Packard Development Company reportedly has officially release a new member in HP SlateBook hybrid laptop series. First leaked three months ago, finally HP SlateBook x2 10-h010nr tablet laptop is available now for order in major retailers in US. Designed for home and small business users that looking for a tablet and laptop in one stunning package, the SlateBook x2 10-h010nr comes with a magnetic hinge design that allows users easily to connect into a detachable keyboard dock, just in case they need fast and comfortable typing experience.
Physically, HP SlateBook x2 10-h010nr is a conventional tablet with HP Imprint finish design in smoke silver color, but this model comes with detachable full size island style keyboard for fast and accurate typing (laptop-tablet hybrid). The external 91% full-size keyboard with island style can connect easily via a strong magnetic hinge, so you can also easily removed the keyboard dock, just in case you want to use the x2 10-h010nr as a tablet for play and entertainment tasks. In term of size, the 1.34 lb tablet has dimension in 10.16 x 7.17 x 0.38 inches or around at 10.16 x 7.63 x 0.81 inches with weighs at 2.8 lb in a laptop mode.
Speaking of specs configurations, the newest HP SlateBook series will be comes with a NVIDIA T40S 4-plus-1 quad processor as the heart and clocked at 1.0GHZ. Incorporated with 2GB of DDR3 RAM and running on the 4.2 version of Google Android Jelly Bean as the operating system, this model promises fast and seamless multimedia and entertainment tasks, along with smooth light office tasks, such as read/edit document, create PDF document and more.
Similar to Sony Xperia Z SGP311U1/B 10.1 inch tablet, the laptop tablet hybrid also boasts a 10.1 inch Full High Definition touch screen display and features a LED backlit technology to increase visibility, delivers bright, crisp and natural colors for images, video and games. It’s also support a native resolution, which mean you can watch 1080P HD video playback or streaming newest movies from Netflix with ease. On the edge, there is also a HDMI port that allows user to share and enjoy video or games with family in bigger Television or HDTV.
Inside, the 16GB Solid State Drive (SSD) as internal storage that backed by two microSD card slot (one in a tablet and one in external keyboard dock) provides plenty of storage capacity, much larger than commonly 10.1 inch conventional tablet. On the front and back cover, there are also two High Definition web camera. The HP TrueVision HD web camera that built into bezel and internal digital microphone for face to face video communications, while on the back cover you will find a Full High Definition web camera for capture high quality photo and 720p video recording.
Like the XPeria Z tablet, the x2 10-h010nr also equipped with a wide range of port, connectivity and entertainment features, such as a 3.5mm headphone-out/microphone-in combo jack, USB 2.0 port, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN for internet connection and built in stereo speakers with DTS Sound+ to increase audio quality.
According the HP, this model also bundled with a 2-cell Lithium Polymer (Li-Polymer) battery that promises will gives up to 12 hours of battery life on single charge. Of course, like other HP’s device, the SlateBook x2 also preloaded with HP File Manager and HP Printer Control, along with Kingsoft Office for productivity. So, what do you think? If you are on the market for a laptop tablet hybrid and the performance is the big concern, we think you should consider to buy HP SlateBook x2 10-h010nr E4A99UA 10.1 inch laptop hybrid that already available in US market with a starting price around at $465 with 1 year warranty.