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Is That the HP Slate on HP’s Website?



PCWorld is linking to an HP catalog page that sure looks like it is for the HP Slate. Called the HP Slate 500, the page says it is running Windows 7 Premium, has a 9.4 inch screen, has both pen and touch input. Another link mentioned in the PCWorld article says that the HP Slate 500 is running a 1.6GHz processor.

It all looks quasi official and I’m guessing the button got pushed a bit early on this one. But given that we’ve been hearing about PalmPad trademarks and other HP Slate news of late, who knows.



  1. DNel

    07/20/2010 at 10:34 pm

    What I find interesting is that the HP catalog page lists:

    WHAT’S IN THE BOX: headphones

    nothing else….some interesting headphones

  2. ChrisRS

    07/20/2010 at 10:51 pm

    Is it 8.9-inch screen? Seems to be what the web site says.

    It will be cool to see specs.

  3. pdg

    07/21/2010 at 1:10 am

    Pen support is HUGE!
    At 1.6GHz I would say atom N455, though the N550 would have been fantastic.
    I’m just concerned about the screen size: hope there will be an 11-inch version in the future.

  4. Sumocat

    07/21/2010 at 3:54 am

    Please note, these specs are exactly what was revealed in HP internal documents before the project was shelved and/or delayed. The catalog entry is a new find, but the entry doesn’t share anything new, except possibly that it will come with headphones.

  5. Giacomo

    07/21/2010 at 7:51 am

    There is 11 models and the official name (HP Slate 500-1000 series) on Partsurfer ( If the tablet is on Partsurfer, it means that it will be available during the autumn.

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