HP’s SlateBook x2 Hybrid Tablet Does It All, With Tegra 4 Providing the Power

by Will Park

Stellar news for those searching for the perfect tablet that meets your business and gaming needs – the Tegra 4-powered HP SlateBook x2 is expected to be available in the U.S. in August, starting at $479.99.

The tablet/notebook cross-over combines portability and productivity by allowing users to transform their device into a notebook in no time. Powered by our NVIDIA Tegra 4 mobile processor, the SlateBook x2 offers an incredibly realistic gaming experience, super-fast web browsing and smooth HD video playback, with a quad-core Cortex-A15 CPU and 72 custom GPU cores.

And with access to the TegraZone app, users will have a horde of optimized games at their disposal. Worried about the impact that on-the-go gaming will have on your power? Fear crushing zombies will prevent you from accessing, editing and sharing files in the cloud? Leave the agony at home – the SlateBook x2 also packs two batteries, one in the tablet and one in the dock.

Breathtaking visuals and reduced glare are the result of its IPS 10.1-inch full HD display. Plus, the DTS Sound + Solution will treat audiophiles and music lovers to a booming concert like experience. The SlateBook x2 further sets itself apart with HP’s exclusive native printing capability that allows users to print directly from most applications.

Sporting Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 and the full Google experience with Google Now, Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive, Google+ Hangouts and access to apps and digital content through Google Play, the SlateBook x2 is packed with functionality.

Whether you’re looking for a portable, high performance tablet for your entertainment, a productive and easy to manage notebook for your work, or even better, a combination of the two, HP’s SlateBook x2 offers the whole package – and pulls it off in impressive fashion.