Back in February, HP announced its much-awaited tablet, the HP TouchPad. This device is powered by the HP webOS operating system and it features a 9.7 inch XGA capacitive display, 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera for live video calling and so on. HP has not yet announced the release date and price of this device, but, according to the guys at PreCentral, HP TouchPad will finally release in June.
HP TouchPad comes with a 9.7 inch display with 1024 x 768 pixels resolution, 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual core processor, 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera with video calling, 3.5mm audio jack, microUSB connector, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Stereo speakers, 16 GB or 32GB internal memory, Browser with Full Flash support, Gyro, Accelerometer , Compass, light sensor and a 6300 mAh battery. This device measures 240mm x 190mm x 13.7mm and weighs 1.6 pounds.
HP TouchPad is expected to release in June with a price tag of just $499 for the 16GB Wi-Fi version and $599 for the 32GB variant. HP is also expected to announce a 7 inch tablet soon. This tablet is codenamed as Opal and it will be released during September 2011. To check out the live pics and hands-on video of HP TouchPad, head over to this page.