MWC 2014 | HP announces the ProPad 600 Windows tablet
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HP is filling out its tablet line. The PC giant announced two new business Windows tablets ahead of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year – the ElitePad 1000 G2 and the ProPad 600.
The 600 is the latest in a series of fanless, Bay Trail powered tablets to hit the market over the past months, and looks to be a direct competitor for the likes of the Dell Venue 11 Pro. It features respectable specs including a 10.1-inch Full HD display, Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office Home and Student, 32 or 64 GB of expandable memory, and a large battery that promises to offer up to 8.5 hours of video playback, all in a device that weighs only 652 grams or 1.44 pounds (slightly lighter than an iPad 4).
HP is also launching a wide range of accessories for the tablet, starting with a docking station and even a point of sale dock (TX1).
The ProPad 600 is expected to launch in April of this year. Prices have not yet been announced.
Other specs include:
• Windows Pro 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit) or Windows 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
• a 1.46 GHz Intel Atom™ Z3775 quad-core Processor (32-bit) or a 1.6 GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3795 Processor (64-bit)
• 10.1-inch (1920 x 1200) display with Corning Gorilla Glass
• 2 or 4 GB RAM
• 32 GB or 64 GB of internal memory
• microSD slot (up to 32 GB cards)
• 802.11 a/b/g/n wifi (Miracast Compatible)
• Bluetooth 4.0
• Stereo speakers
• 8380 mAh lithium-polymer battery
• 2 MP Front-facing camera and 8 MP back-facing camera