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HP Slate 500 and NAV 9 Slate Windows 7 Tablet PCs are on Sale

The first Windows 7 Tablets are shipping.

Nov 13 2010, 7:26am CST | by

HP Slate 500 and NAV 9 Slate Windows 7 Tablet PCs are on Sale
 
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The first Windows 7 Tablet got waved around in front of us back at the CES 2010 by Steve Ballmer. HP finally unveiled the pricing of their first Windows 7 Tablet PC last month. Now you can buy the HP Slate 500 Windows 7 Tablet online on HP.com for $799.99.

HP positions the Slate 500 as business tool and not targeting consumers to avoid competing with the iPad.

The HP Slate 500 features an 8.9-inch with 1024x600px (some apps can use 1024x768px) screen, 1.86Ghz Intel Atom Z540 CPU at 1.86Ghz, 2GB RAM, 64GB SSD, 3MP camera, Webcam and Wi-Fi. The HP Slate 500 comes with handwriting recognition software and weighs 1.5lb.
The HP Slate 500 can be compared with the 64GB iPad Wi-Fi, which sells for $699. It would have been smarter by HP to match at least the price of a comparable iPad.

There is actually another Windows 7 Tablet on the market. The Nav 9 Slate PC from Netbook Navigator start at $699.99 on Netbook Navigator store.

Features of the Nav 9 Slate PC include 8.9-inch resistive touchscreen with 1024x600px, Atom N280 at 1.66Ghz, 2GB RAM, 16GB SSD (up to 64GB), Wifi, 1.3MP camera and it weighs 2 pounds.

The HP Slate 500 is a better deal compared to the NAV 9. In general I recommend though the iPad over the current Windows 7 tablets. You can also look into the Galaxy Tab Android Tablet.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

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