The HP TouchPad is the company’s latest effort to grab a piece of the growing tablet market. And although it’s roughly the same size as the current tablet leader, Apple’s iPad, it has significantly different hardware.
We got our hands on the HP TouchPad early, and couldn't resist cracking it open.
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Cracking Open the HP TouchPad: Front
The HP TouchPad is available in two flavors--a 16GB model for $499.99 (US) and 32GB model for $599.99. The current versions only support Wi-Fi connectivity, but HP plans to launch 3G models later this summer.
Our HP TouchPad test unit had the following hardware specifications:
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