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HP goes after business with ElitePad 900 tablet, 2013's first Windows 8 tablet

HP goes after business with ElitePad 900 tablet

Today HP announced its premiere Windows 8 tablet for 2013 - the HP ElitePad 900. Similar to HP's EliteBook line of notebooks, the ElitePad 900 is designed for business, with a 10.1-inch 1280x800 display covered with Gorilla Glass 2, and an aluminum casing that meets military-grade durability tests for drops, dust, and extreme temperatures.

What's more, the ElitePad 900's internal hardware sports a "next-generation Intel mobile processor," which likely means an Atom CPU from Intel's Clover Trail line. With an x86 compatible CPU, HP's new tablet will be able to run the full Windows 8.

It also packs 2GB of RAM, either 32GB or 64GB of storage, an 8-megapixel rear camera, a front-facing camera capable of taking 1080p video, a microSD card slot, and a stylus for pen touch input.

It's business time

Measuring 9.2mm thick and weighing 1.5 pounds, the tablet will also be compatible with several business-focused accessories from HP. An optional ElitePad Smart Jacket can protect the tablet and comes equipped with an additional battery to extend the tablet's battery life by up to 80 percent.

Meanwhile, the ElitePad Productivity Jacket features an integrated keyboard, additional connectivity ports, and a full-sized SD card reader. It will also be compatible with an ElitePad Docking Station, providing 4 USB ports, HDMI and VGA out ports, and an Ethernet port. The suite of accessories will all be sold separately when the HP ElitePad 900 launches in January 2013.


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