Looks like HP isn’t letting the failure of its TouchPad bring it down. HP has just announced its next-generation HP Windows 7 tablet called HP Slate 2. The HP Slate 2 Windows 7 tablet and brings a lot of improvements in terms of performance, better security and even more flexibility. The tablet features a 8.9″ display with capacitive multi-touch support.
It also supports pen input and includes a new Swype keyboard with support for finger or stylus input alike. It runs on an Intel Atom Z670 processor, a 3 megapixel camera on the back and a front-facing camera for video calling. The tablet is said to boot faster and support a variety of applications and also packs security and connectivity for everyday professional mobile computing. The tablet is available for a high $699 and also has the 3G connectivity option available.
The slate also has two USB 2.0 ports and a HDMI port via its dock. Lets hope people don’t dump the slate but looks like they will considering its expensive price tag. The Slate 2 will go on sale later this month.