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Two New Devices Split x2 Windows hybrid & Android SlateBook x2 Introduced by HP

HP Slatebook X2

Hewlett-Packard (HP), the eminent laptop and mobile manufacturer has always been in news for releasing noteworthy products to the market. Recently it has gone a step ahead after enlisting two more devices to its array of products i.e. the the SlateBook x2 (an Android tablet) and Split x2 (a Windows 8 hybrid).Before we have already seen HP bagging rave reviews for releasing the Envy X2 Windows 8 tablet, which is being sold in dozens this date also. However, this has not stopped HP taking further course of action and hence has come up with the said new devices.

Well, you can better judge that the devices are an expansion of the X2 series by HP and the giant manufacturer has left no stone unturned to bring the devices into the limelight. We must inform you here that the Windows 8 hybrid Split X2 has been manufactured with a laptop processor inside for the first time by HP, though the course of action is not new in the laptop world and Microsoft and some other manufacturers have already achieved the taste of success with the blueprint.

Slight look on the features and specs of the device showcases that it features a 13-inch display with 1366 x 768 resolution and is powered by Intel’s Y-series Ivy Bridge Core i3 and i5 processors. The device supports an optional 500 GB Hard Drive along with a secondary battery. Apart, the device features HDMI, two USB ports (2.0 & 3.0) for connectivity, WiFi, Beats Audio and expansion slots for both Full SD and Micro SD cards.

HP Split X2

Going to the Slatebook (the Android Tablet) we find the device featuring a 10-inch wide display and it boats of its Tegra 4 chip, which is in fact introduced for the first time ever by any company. However, the device features some really high-end specs in comparison to any other device of the same category, for instance the HP Slate 7. An overall look on the Tablet informs that the device features a Tegra 4 SoC chip, a 10-inch 400-nit IPS display with 1920 x 1200 resolution, and most importantly the latest version of Android Jelly Bean (4.2.2).

Among other specifications, the Tablet features an in-built battery in its keyboard and the keyboard supports shortcuts for Google search. It too supports a laptop style trackpad with multitouch gestures that makes your tablet usage experience all the more even and smoother. It weighs around 2.8 pounds and includes an array of specs such as a couple of USB sockets, SD/Micro SD card readers, and Stereo speakers to provide you with an all in all usage pack. Both the devices are slated for August 2013 release and will be available at a respective price range of $800 (Split X2) and $480 (Slate Book X2). So, let’s wait the two devices to hit the markets.

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