HP Slate 17, as is the HP All in One with Android
October 2, 2014 at 21:44
A while ago we started hearing rumors about a giant tablet that HP was preparing. There was talk of a size of about 16 inches. Finally this device was announced a few days ago with a screen of 17.3 inch under the name Slate 17. It is a new concept of All in One that is increasingly represented, since it has a wide range of possibilities. Android, so it will be a good touchstone for the Google platform as an operating system for home computers.
When we think of a tablet, sizes of 7, 8, 10, even 12 inches automatically come to mind. Until recently, it was difficult to imagine devices with this denomination above 10, but there are devices such as the Surface Pro 3. Now, it is difficult to imagine that tablets considered "giants", of 15, 16 or 17 inches They can make a place for themselves in the market, but the truth is that more and more brands are betting on this idea.
The latest to join has been HP, which recently introduced Slate 17. Manufacturers often sell them as All in One or all in one, but the truth is that they are large tablets, very versatile, with very varied uses thanks to the use of supports. We can use this device as a tablet, although its difficult transportation restricts its use practically to the home, but also as primary or secondary monitor on our desk or to play multimedia content on a larger screen than usual, hence the supports allow different positions.
The exact size of the HP Slate 17 is 17.3 inches, and it has resolution Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels). The format has a 16: 9 ratio and allows up to 10 touch points. Moving this monster should not be easy, the company has entrusted this task to the processor Intel Celeron N2807 Dual-core operating at speeds up to 2.16 GHz. It is supported by a memory 2 GB RAM and 32 GB of internal memory that can be expanded using microSD cards.
An important issue such as that of the battery, guarantees almost 8 hours of autonomy, and in terms of connectivity we find Gigabit WLAN, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0 and a HDMI port. It includes integrated Beats Audio speakers, which will improve the multimedia experience, a camera for video calls on the front and, as we mentioned, uses Android, in its version 4.4.2 Kitkat. It is 16 millimeters thick and weighs 2.44 Kg, so it could be a great option for those looking for a home monitor, which can also be used for something else. Its launch date is not confirmed but its price will be $ 469.99 in United States.