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Displays for the HP TouchPad are beginning to appear at Walmart & Best Buy

0. phoneArena 07 Jun 2011, 09:24 posted on

Retailing giants Best Buy and Walmart are going to be two well-known players that will sell the brand spanking new webOS powered tablet, and it looks like HP is going to be make sure that their tablet will be getting...

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posted on 07 Jun 2011, 09:53 1

1. Xpple (unregistered)


wow. . . it actually looks like HP might be doing it right. Android tablets tanked their displays in general. . . as did the PlayBook.

posted on 07 Jun 2011, 10:04

2. rwolf1984 (Posts: 518; Member since: 06 Jun 2009)


garbage.

posted on 07 Jun 2011, 11:06

3. snowgator (Posts: 3188; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


A lot of HP's product placement seems to be around the Touchpad. While the Veer was the first, this Tablet has been getting a lot of love during shows and in product "teasers" to drum up interest. They haven't ignored the smartphones, but this is where the emphasis has been on. Add campaigns, getting it to the largest retailers, displays, the whole bit. It is a very good tablet if you look at the specs only, and price range and available extras like apps may be the only factors left that may keep it down. I still wonder how much of a market there is this year on non-iPad tablets, but HP seems ready to go to war for it's TouchPad and at least try to get it ahead of the Playbook and Android offerings.

posted on 07 Jun 2011, 13:35 1

4. oldbto (Posts: 18; Member since: 19 May 2010)


"Heat of the summer just around the corner" You haven't been to Atlanta lately have you?.

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