After a long wait, it seems that the HP Slate 500 is finally official. HP announced that the HP Slate 500 powered by Windows 7 will be available for purchase starting today. HP is aiming this tablet at the business segment and will target the webOS based tablets at the consumer segment.
It is priced at $799 which is a bit steep. The hardware specifications seem nice and it runs Windows 7 Professional.
HP Slate 500 Specifications
Dimensions: 9.21 x 0.58 x 5.91 in
Weight: 1.5 lbs
Display: 8.9 inch WSVGA capacitive touchscreen display
Processor: Intel Atom Z540, 1.86 GHz
RAM: 2 GB DDR2 RAM, 800 MHz
Memory: 64 GB internal SSD
Graphics: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 500, Broadcom Crystal HD Enhanced Video Accelerator
Camera: 3 MP, secondary VGA camera
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0
Ports: USB 2.0, Mic, SD card slot
Battery: 2 cell battery, 30 WHr
You can check out the complete specs and order the HP Slate 500 here – HP Slate 500