HP announces Android and Windows transforming tablet/laptops
0. phoneArena 15 May 2013, 00:00 posted on
There were rumors a couple weeks ago that HP was working on a 10-inch Android tablet, but it looks like that wasn't quite right. In fact, HP was working on a transforming tablet/laptop hybrid; well, two hybrids, one that runs Android and one that runs Windows 8. HP has officially announced both devices, which are scheduled to hit the market in August...
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1. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)
i think i may just get a SlateBook X2 if I/O doesn't bring any really good Tablet goodies. o:
2. taikucing (unregistered)
5. jibraihimi (Posts: 755; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)
Why no FullHD screen on splitbook X2.......??? When we will see FullHd screens on midrange windows Os based tablets or Ultrabooks........??? The development in laptop/ultrabooks, and tablets based on Windows based os is going at snail pace, since manh years we are struck on HD screens for midrange devices, wheras android has FullHd based tablets available at the lesser price than the midrange windows offerings..........
6. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)
Nice design I wouldn't mind owning one :)
7. funnyguy2 (banned) (Posts: 34; Member since: 14 May 2013)
I thought HP had gone bankrupt....
8. HASHTAG (unregistered)
For a funnyguy, you're not funny.
12. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 885; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)
That was actually pretty funny.
I'm going to wait till they hire another horrible CEO and cut the price in half. I figure it'll be about a week of waiting.
9. gaurang (Posts: 94; Member since: 16 Nov 2012)
how the hell is the android one higher end...the windows one is higher end ....the tegra 4 cant beat the i3....and it has twice the ram ....phonearena do ur homework
10. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)
the Android one is higher end in regards to it's standing among others running it's platform. an i3 powered Windows machine is low-end, a Tegra 4 powered Android machine is high end. get the picture?
11. jibraihimi (Posts: 755; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)
For slatebook X2, why didn't HP went dual-boot way, by installing both Android and Windows RT.......... This way people who are reluctant to try Windows RT, could also get to try it, and they would already be having Android if they felt that there are lack of apps in Windows store........ I thnk some manufaturer should come up with more dual-booting Tablets......
13. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 885; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)
I don't think Microsoft would ever allow this. The best we can hope for is Android/Ubuntu dual-boot which would make incredibly also.