HP launches Windows 8 Split x2 and Android SlateBook x2 detachable Tablet PC

The HP Split x2 Laptop will run on Windows 8 along with an Intel Ivy Bridge Processor. On the other hand, SlateBook x2 will run on Android 4.2 along with NVIDIA Tegra 4 chipset.

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The latest update from the HP headquarters is that it has officially announced two new laptop hybrids in its already popular x2 Detachable PC Portfolio. The laptops about which we are talking are Windows 8 Split x2 and Android SlateBook x2. Both these laptops are full of innovative features to make working on laptop fun.

Talking about the features on these two new laptops to be launched by HP very soon, the officials revealed that the Split x2 Laptop will run on Windows 8 along with an Intel Ivy Bridge Processor. On the other hand, SlateBook x2 will run on Android 4.2 along with NVIDIA Tegra 4 chipset.

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Featuring a third generation Core i3 or probably an i5 processor hailing from Intel, the Split x2 laptop is going to come with a big 13.3 inch display offering a clear 1366 x 768 resolution. It will also boast of a 500 GB hard drive along with an additional battery. This is not all; this new laptop from the x2 series of HP is going to incorporate additional ports for USB 3.0 and HDMI.

On the other hand, the second soon to be released laptop model called SlateBook x2 will feature brand new Tegra 4 chipsets, as mentioned before. Moreover, it will spot 10.1 inch display screen offering a 1920 x 1200 IPS resolution. It will weigh around 1.3 kg along with its keyboard. Moreover, it will come packed with a 64 GB internal memory along with microSD and SD card slots.

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As per officials and also if you yourself compare the features to be included in these two upcoming x2 HP laptops, the Split x2 Laptop is expected to be much better than the other one in terms of screen size and also in terms of the processor.

HP Split x2 Price

According to the officials at HP, both these new expansion laptops in the x2 Detachable PC Portfolio are expected to be available in the US in August 2013 at an approximate price of $800  for Split x2and $480 for SlateBook x2 respectively. In the mean time, you can just wait for the launch of these two laptops till August and keep an eye on some of the photos shared by the officials.

Steve hails from Connecticut and living in Los Angeles, CA. He has done his Bachelor’s in Information Sciences. He is completely nuts about new age laptops and touch smart phones. He is working full time with PC-Tablet and writes critical articles and reviews on the same subjects with immense flair.