HP has just announced a barrage of new Windows 8.1 tablets that are designed primarily for the workplace, so these new devices all fall under the company’s Pro and Elite brands. Not much has been detailed in terms of specifications but what you see below should give you a rough idea of what HP has in store.
Starting with the smallest of the bunch is the HP Pro Tablet 408 G1. This 8” tablet features an Intel Atom processor, 64GB of storage and an 8MP rear camera with flash. It starts with an affordable $299 price tag.
Next is HP Pro Tablet 10 EE which is designed for schools and other educational institutions. It features a durable design and is rated IP-52 for dust and moisture resistance. It has a stylus bay for the optional pen and schools can choose between the tablet itself, or one with a hard-wired keyboard base.
Under the Elite brand is the HP Elite x2 1011 G1, an 11.6” hybrid PC that is military graded for durability. It also comes with Wacom pen support, a WiGig enterprise wireless dock, and a travel keyboard. Pricing starts at $899.
Finally, there’s the HP ElitePad 1000 G2 that comes in two variants; Healthcare or Rugged. The Healthcare variant is designed to enhance patient interaction, is both durable and lightweight, comes in an antimicrobial finish and includes a 2D barcode reader to quick and easy information input. The Rugged variant is designed for both office and outdoor workers as it comes with an IP-65 rating for water and dust resistance and can last up to 20 hours on a single charge. Pricing starts at $1,499 and $1,599 respectively.
Check out the full press release over at the source link below, and stay tuned as we learn more about the full specifications in the coming weeks.Further reading: HP, Microsoft, Tablet, Windows, Windows 8.1