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As far as the realms of computers and Laptops are concerned, HP is a name that we can’t even think of underestimating. Let’s find out how good HP is in the field of tablet PCs. We are to analyze the HP touchpad in this article.
What the HP TouchPad is all about
The manufacturers say that “it is designed to work like you. Letting you connect, surf, play, and share more easily. No barriers, no complications; just a seamless flow from one thing to the next. There is nothing like it.” Now let’s find out, are the aforementioned big words are facts or a mere hollow self-proclamation.
Tech Specs of HP TouchPad
Processor and RAM
The HP TouchPad has a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Dual-Core APQ8060 processor. The TouchPad has a 1GB RAM. With its webOS 3.0 operating system (which is at par with any of the world’s best operating systems, be it Apple, Google, or Microsoft) you get to do a multitasking that is not just smooth but fast too.
HP TouchPad has a Hard Drive capacity of 32 GB the Drive is of Serial ATA type. With a 32GB space we get to store truckloads of entertainment of various kinds.
Size and Weight and Display
The HP TouchPad has a brilliant 9.7 inch diagonal LED backlit multitouch display with a 1024 x 768 pixel resolution. HP TouchPad weighs only a 1.6 Lbs., so it is as light as a feather. As far as the sound quality goes the TouchPad has an exclusive Beat Audio for studio quality sound.
Connectivity and Camera
The Atheros chipset supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR with A2DP stereo Bluetooth. Though there is no phone radio on the touchpad, the tablet can share URLs, phone calls, and text messages with webOS phone via Bluetooth paring. We have a 1.3 MP front camera for clear and convenient video calling.
Power and Battery
The TouchPad uses a rechargeable 6000 mAh lithium-ion battery. It can be charged via MicroUSB connector or optional wireless charging by Touchstone charger. The battery life is around nine hours.
Some of the essential Apps
There are numerous apps available for the HP Touchpad, Zinio and FlashCards are the apps that makes your reading easier and convenient.then we have an app called TouchFeed that syncs hundreds of RSS with the Google mothership with lightening fast speed.
For video freaks the TouchPad has an excellent app, the Video Flood HD, it provide access to online video shows, network TV shows, postcards, and movies. And those who like visual presentations for RSS should look no further than the Mosaic app. There is an app called the Box that provide the TouchPad users 50 GB cloud storage for life. There are many more exciting app, all superb, all master class.
The fully loaded HP TouchPad is as good as it gets. One should not think twice before grabbing it on the first opportunity. And now, the 32GB Touchpad is available at a trifling price of $149, it’s a great opportunity for every Touchpad aspirant, isn’t it. So wait no more, grab your touch today!!