HP is including another device to its expanding Android lineup today by announcing the Slate 21, a large “all-in-one” tablet-desktop hybrid device. As the name would suggest, this device has a 21.5-inch display putting it squarely in the market of HP’s current line of all-in-one Windows desktop devices. The Slate 21 is running just Android 4.2 though — there’s no operating system switching or virtualization going on here. HP is pitching this as a media consumption device for current Android users that have built up a library of Android apps to have around the house, taking place of having additional tablets or mobile devices.
The Slate 21 stands on an adjustable kickstand in the back, which can pivot the screen to any angle between 15 and 70 degrees, giving a wide range of viewing options. As for specs, we’re looking at a 21.5-inch full-HD IPS display, a Tegra 4 processor, Bluetooth three.zero, a entrance-going through digicam and 8GB of interior storage (expandable by way of SDcard). Absolutely the specifics of each interior is not but identified, however we will no doubt have a greater concept when we get nearer to the September launch window the place the Slate 21 shall be to be had for $ 399.
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 24, 2013 – HP as of late unveiled the HP Slate21 All-in-One, the corporate’s first All-in-One PC constructed with the AndroidTM four.2 running device. The HP Slate21 All-in-One allows households to experience cloud-primarily based leisure options corresponding to TV streaming and Android apps.
The HP Slate21 All-in-One expands upon HP’s portfolio of multi-OS merchandise and is right for domestic actions, offering straightforward get entry to to leisure and productiveness options, plus enjoyable Android apps. Via Google Services and products, consumers can attain shared content material similar to calendars, electronic mail, notes and paperwork, which can also be created with the constructed-in productiveness apps; customers might also print wirelessly from any place in the home (1), arrange content material, and hook up with different units.
“Shoppers are searching for know-how that simplifies their lives whereas holding them related to the leisure they revel in and the content material they want,” mentioned Jun Kim, vp and common supervisor, PC Shows and Equipment, HP. “The HP Slate21 permits households to simply get admission to content material during the cloud and revel in it collectively on a big, interactive monitor.”
Full HD touchscreen, top quality portraits, and sound enhance person expertise
To additional fortify productiveness and leisure, the Slate21 All-in-One bargains a 21.5-inch Full HD (2) diagonal reclining IPS touchscreen with extensive-viewing angles for vivid pix and higher shared viewing. With twin-band know-how, customers can movement tune or motion pictures and browse the net (three) on the comparable time, and constructed-in DTS Sound expertise bargains a wealthy live performance-like expertise. It comes pre-put in with an HP TrueVision HD Webcam and Wi-fi Direct (four) which permits customers to share movies, photographs and information between gadgets with out the necessity for a community connection, and multi-person improve with the newest Android OS Jelly Bean four.2. Moreover, it deals pace and efficiency with a formidable Tegra four quad-core NVIDIA processor, in addition to an intuitive optical touchscreen with proper pinch and zoom performance.
The HP Slate21 All-in-One is anticipated to be on hand within the U.S. in September, with a beginning value of $ 399 (5) Extra details about the HP Slate21 All-in-One is to be had on The Subsequent Bench.