Business-minded HP ‘Slate 8’ tablet surfaces in leaked image


This one is still very much unconfirmed, but a “trusted source” recently provided with the image you see above, which purports to be a mockup of a forthcoming business-minded tablet from HP dubbed the Slate 8. That’s obviously a Windows 8 tablet and, if the details are to be believed, you can expect a 10.1-inch display, eight to ten hours of battery life, optional pen-based input, a docking station of some sort, an outdoor viewing option and a number of business-friendly security measures — all in a package that’s 9.2mm thick and about 1.5 pounds. Adding some weight to leak is ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley, who hasn’t been able to confirm it outright, but says that after a bit of investigation she is “inclined to believe this is a real mock-up and is part of HP’s line up of business desktops and laptops it will be touting this year.”


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