HP SLATE 500 – A Review

The Hewlett Packard’s Slate 500 is a multi touch tablet PC slate which runs on the OS Windows 7. This HP Slate 500 is launched in the market on 22nd October 10. The actual aim of HP was to build up the Slate as an e-reader, but it was further refined by HP to make the device with a good UI, browsing features and Audio & video entertainment.  This HP Slate 500 is a device which comes with great features like low power consumable, low price and Windows 7 OS.

HP Slate 500 Review

HP Slate 500 comes with a superb wide screen of 8.9 inch multi touch capacitive display with a very good resolution of 1024×600 pixels with the support of pen and digitizer. This HP Slate features a 3 Mega Pixel camera at its back side and VGA camera at the front portion. The specifications of this HP slate 500 are Intel Atom Z540 1.86 Ghz processor and 2 GB DDR2 RAM, 64 GB flash memory and a USB port 2.0. The Integrated Graphics accelerometer from the Intel GMA 500 collectively with the HD media Accelerometer card from Broadcom Crystal offers the support for video playback at 1080p. This HP Slate 500 sports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0 and 3G supports form the Hewlett Packard wireless broadband. This HP Slate 500 works on a 2-cell 30 WHr Li-Ion battery which offers 5hrs of working time. This Slate consists of stylus/digitizer pen which allows you to do free hand sketching and writing on screen.

The HP Slate 500 runs on Windows OS which offers an extra performance impact. The Adobe systems and Hewlett Packard offers the Slate 500 with full web feel which allows you to play the Adobe contents and AIR applications. Initially the price of this HP Slate 500 was $799, but now HP reduced the price to a reasonable amount of $549. The most recent news from HP is that its HP Slate 500 is sold out till this Christmas and so further demands have to be patient till the Christmas gets over.

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