HP Split X2 and SlateBook X2: hybrid tablet on Windows 8 and Google Android

By | Thursday, May 16 2013 11:24AM

HP Split X2 and SlateBook X2

The unexpected success of gidbridnogo laptop HP Envy X2 has prompted the company Hewlett-Packard to expand the range of multi-format devices, and release to the market just two similar products: Split X2 -based operating system Windows 8 and SlateBook X2 running Google Android 4.2.2 . The first novelty was a serious stuffing: CPUs Core i3 or Core i5 , SSD-drive and 13-inch screen. It’s not surprising – Windows 8 makes for iron greater demands than Google Android.

It is also interesting that the connecting keyboard also serves as a docking station, extra battery and an external hard drive to 500 GB. There’s also the connectors USB, HDMI, and a slot for memory cards Secure Digital.

The second device looks much more modest, but at the same time compact 10-inch IPS -matrix with a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels, quad-core chip Tegra 4 , two USB-connector, stereo speakers, a slot for SD-cards and Google Android 4.2.2. As expected, the external keyboard is equipped with the optional battery pack, which can significantly extend battery life.

If you believe the press release, both the tablet will be available in August for $ 800 for the Windows-version and $ 480 for the Android-modification.