Whilst the Slate looked cumbersome and somewhat laggy, we could see a practical use for the tablet, especially for business-centric users who would need additional processing power, Windows support and the ability to add additional devices by way of a USB connection.
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At the time of filming, x313xkillax remarked that he was open to requests and questions and today he has delivered another nine minute video which includes the official packaging, a HDMI-equipped dock, an overview of some more features and all importantly, specifications of the tablet.
The HP Slate will almost certainly ship with the following:
- 1.86GHz Intel Atom Z540 with GMA500 and Broadcom Crystal HD Enhanced Video accelerator
- 8.9-inch WSVGA screen
- 2GB DDR2 RAM
- 60GB storage capacity
- Windows 7 Home Premium
- 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth
- SD card reader
- 2-Cell 30WHr Lithium-ion Polymer battery
Also included in the packaging was a dock that would allow the Slate to be place upright for use, featuring a kickstand, HDMI out and a couple of USB ports.
Enough of the technical specs, here’s the video:
What do you think? Does a Windows 7 OS and robust look mean it’s simply going to be too corporate for your needs? Thoughts in the comments please.