HP Touchpad – A Short Consumer review

People are getting mad about touchpad or better we call it tablet PC with touch interface. With the success of Apple iPad every company want to get some market share of these touch Pad. In the Contest HP Touchpad was launched recently with 9.7″ screen size. It cost 399.99$ for 16Gb model and 499.99 for 32Gb. But does it stand aside with competitors like Apple iPad and Galaxy Tab from Samsung ?

HP Touchpad Front View
HP Touchpad Front View

If we talk about look and feel it’s weight is about 750 Grams, which is heavier than iPad 2 and Galaxy Tab, even slightly heavier than not so good competitor Motorola Xoom. It’s back is made of plastic, black and with piano like finish. It is concave in shape which feel very comfortable while holding it in hands. It is equipped with Wi-Fi & Bluetooth for communication. It does not have SIM Support at the moment.

It’s 9.7″ Display is equipped with LED Backlight and comes with Multi Touch capacitive system. If we talk about speed it has 1.2Ghz Snapdragon Dual core APQ8060 processor but while using it does not feel like so fast. It also have a front facing 1.3 MP camera and microphone for Video calling support.


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