Hewlett-Packard has released SlateBook 14 laptop with the Android OS, priced at US$429.
The 14-inch (1920 x 1080) laptop runs the Android 4.3 OS and shareds the same interface met on other Android tablets, although users can adjust mobile apps to run on the larger touchscreen. The Android OS also offers the flexibility to sync laptop data with mobile devices, and supports some Android apps such as Skype.
The laptop offers nine hours of battery life and packs a quad-core Tegra 4 processor, 2GB of DRAM and 16GB of storage. Connectivity features include 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. It also has a webcam, USB 3.0 port and a micro-SD slot for expandable storage.
Its integrated graphics processor can handle 4K video, which can be streamed to a TV through an HDMI port.
- Operating system: Android 4.3, Jelly Bean
- Processor: NVIDIA Tegra 4
- Memory: 2 GB 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM (onboard)
- Hard drive: 16 GB eMMC
- 802.11b/g/n (1x1) and Bluetooth 4.0 combo
- Bluetooth is a trademark owned by its proprietor and used by Hewlett-Packard Company under license.
- Power supply: 45 W AC power adapter
- Battery: 3-cell, 32 WHr Li-ion polymer
- Battery Life: Up to 9 hours
- Ports: 1 USB 3.0; 2 USB 2.0; 1 HDMI; 1 headphone/microphone combo
Expansion Slots: 1 micro SD card reader
- Display: 14" diagonal FHD BrightView LED-backlit touch screen (1920 x 1080)
- Full-size island-style
- HP Imagepad with multi-touch gesture support
- Dimensions (W x D x H): 13.54 x 9.45 x 0.63 in
- Weight: 3.71 lb
- Webcam: HP TrueVision HD Webcam (front-facing) with integrated digital microphone
- Audio: Beats Audio with 4 speakers
- Warranty: 1-year limited hardware warranty, toll-free technical support; 90-days limited software technical support (from date of purchase)
- Apps: Skype; HP Games by WildTangent; Box; HP Connected Drive; HP Connected Music; HP Connected Photo; Evernote; HP ePrint; HP Media Player; CyberLink PowerDirector Mobile; Google Play; HP File Manager