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HP releases 9 Youtube videos of the TouchPad, confirms prices for accessories

HP has been promoting the TouchPad quite aggressively by releasing 9 Youtube videos, and a 37min conversation with HP product manager Tim Pettitt on Geekazine

We all know that HP is releasing the WebOS powered TouchPad this July 1st, and also the company is pretty excited about it. Well, the company certainly did not stop at just being excited, they are actually showing it. Only recently Engadget reports that HP posted as many as nine videos demonstrating various features of the tablet. Apparently Geekazine even has a 37min long video of an interview with HP product manager Tim Pettitt.

The first video below gives an overview of the whole UI demonstrate quite fast and seamless multitasking courtesy the dual core Snapdragon chip. This also gives a casual insight into the various application workflows including that of mail, calendar, contacts, searching, and gaming, web browsing with support for HTML5 and flash support out-of-box and eBook reading experience. Likewise the other videos touch upon the syncing with a Palm, wireless charging, touchpad notification, and multimedia capabilities.

HP also released prices for some of the accessories you might need to get the best out of the TouchPad. For example, $30 for a charger, $50 for the official folding case, $70 for the Bluetooth keyboard, and $80 for the new Touchstone dock.

For those late to the party – TouchPad is HP’s latest attempt on Tablet running WebOS it acquired from Palm, last year. It sports a 9.7” 1024 x 768 screen along with a Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core APQ8060 1.2GHz processor, 16GB or 32GB internal memory, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, and a huge 6300mAh battery. The 16GB version is going to cost you $499.99 – shell out $100 more and you get the 32GB one.


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Pallab Jyotee Hazarika, 2011-06-13 (Update: 2012-05-26)