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HP 2710p Tablet for $699


on is selling the HP 2710p tablet for $699 today only. As you may know, the 2710p is the predecessor to the 2730p, which is the current model. The 2710p on sale today comes with 2GB of RAM, a 120GB hard drive and 1.8GHz processor. This version ships with Windows XP Tablet edition and includes the Vista Business install disc. Best of all, the 2710p comes with a three-year warranty.

One of my favorite things about is that they always manage to make a handful of sarcastic comments in their lengthy product descriptions. Once the deal’s off their home page you can find them archived in their blog. From the 2710p’s description:

So I’d be left perplexed about the whole Tablet scene. To me, they were like the fondue pots of the personal electronics world: I knew people were using them out there somewhere, but I never saw it happen.

The 2710p may not be the most current tablet in HP’s stable, but it’s certainly worth $699. charges $5 for shipping anywhere in the U.S.

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  1. Kenrick

    07/20/2009 at 12:09 pm

    > charges $5 for shipping anywhere in the U.S.

    Except Alaska and Hawaii… grr…

    • Xavier Lanier

      07/20/2009 at 12:11 pm

      Sorry I missed that Kenrick. Looks like you’re right…
      Of course – if you live in Alaska you can always use a few of those oil dollars to pay for extra shipping charges.
      For those who live in Hawaii….well there’s a price for getting to live in paradise ;-)

  2. Maxim

    07/20/2009 at 6:28 pm

    Man, there’s something strange in it.. Isn’t it that 2710p is only (normally) available with 1.2 or 1.33 ULV processors? And Woot says it has 1.8 GHz processor…

    • Xavier Lanier

      07/20/2009 at 8:32 pm

      You’re absolutely right. The 2710p is only available with Intel ULV processors, the 2730p has more options, including a 1.6GHz and 1.83GHz LV processors.

  3. Maxim

    07/20/2009 at 7:04 pm


    I guess the one should check this out before actually paying. Maybe someone can force them to squeeze 1.8 GHz in 2710p to keep their word ;)

  4. techgeek32

    07/20/2009 at 8:40 pm

    I just ordered one. I checked out the HP product number and it does show the L7700 instead of the U7700 which my old 2710p has. The L7700 does have a 1.80ghz processor as indicated on the Intel website. HP must have added this one late in the game I guess. I also checked this part number on and and they both state that it has a 1.80ghz processor.

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