HP ElitePad 900 Tablet: Windows 8 Device with Unique Features
Windows 8 is in demand now and we have already heard from HP that it is going to launch a Windows 8 based device. The company has lined up HP Spectre One, HP Envy 20 TouchSmart, HP Envy 23, and HP Pavilion 20 which are all set to launch this year. And now, the company has also announced HP ElitePad 900, a tablet that comes with unique features called ‘Smart Jackets’.
HP ElitePad 900 Design :
HP ElitePad 900 tablet sports 10.1-inch IPS HD display that gets smart protection from Gorilla Glass coating. The device weighs 1.5 pounds and has a thin 9.2 mm aluminum exterior, making the device much more attractive as per appearance. The tablet comes with black plastic band that runs at the top of the device and is destined to suggest wireless radios and NFC support. ElitePad 900 also comes with extraordinary 8 megapixel rear camera as well as powerful 1080p front facing camera which is commonly used these days for video calling.
ElitePad 900 Memory and Connectivity :
Apart from what exterior finish this tablet has got, its interior is loaded with an Intel Clover Trail processor that clocks gets support from a 2 GB RAM. The device is offered by Hewlett and Packard in 32 GB, 64 GB and SSD storage options. For connectivity, the tablet gets 3G and 4G network support along with hotspot, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and 3.5mm headset jack, microSD card slot.
HP ElitePad 900 Other Features :
However, what is more disappointing is the non-availability of USB port option on this tablet. This will obviously attract some critics in the market as many demand USB slot as the most important part which cannot be overlooked. The tablet is also packed with gyroscope, compass, accelerometer, and light sensor. Users will enjoy responsive touch screen that can be accessed through finger, stylus and voice input.
ElitePad 900 Unique Smart Jackets :
Apart from all these features, HP has added some unique features that grab complete attention. They are the HP Smart Jackets and the added accessories that are specifically designed for this tablet for improved capability for business users. HP claims that business users would get unique experience from these unique additions.
The jacket comes along with integrated keyboard, SD card reader, connectivity ports, Expansion Jacket adds USB, adjustable viewing angles, HDMI, and other connectivity for experience like on-the-go. This jacket also offers improved battery life due to its availability with optional HP ElitePad Jacket battery.
ElitePad 900 Other Accessories :
Other accessories that are offered along with this device includes ElitePad Rugged Case which gets military-grade reliability and style, and docking station for enterprise-class desktop experience along with monitor and keyboard (also charges the tablet). The tablet offers multitasking experience if it is used as a secondary screen.
In accessories, HP Executive Tablet Pen is also offered for letting users write messages and notes on screen and saving or converting the text to use on other applications.
HP ElitePad 900 Software :
Despite this, CyberLink Media Suite is offered to manage and create audio/video content. This gives users added experience like other HP business PCs. One can listen to audio or record with a stereo microphone as well as headset jack SRS Audio.
HP ElitePad 900 Availability :
There are loads of features and unique things available with this new tablet that gives a mixed experience of a tablet and a business desktop. Expect the HP ElitePad 900 tablet to launch in U.S. by January 2013. ElitePad 900 price will be announced closer to its launch.