The HP Topaz tablet will be sold as TouchPad. This tablet will feature WebOS, a 9.7-inch 1024×768 multitouch display protected by oleo phobic Gorilla Glass, a 1.2GHz processor and it is powered by Qualcomm’s dual-core MSM8660.
The HP TouchPad is HP’s first webOS tablet. The device has an ample screen real estate of 9.7 inches, with resolution of 768×1024 pixels. The TouchPad has been a much-anticipated device, as it is capable of unleashing the full potential of the webOS platform and its outstanding multitasking capabilities. In the HP TouchPad we see webOS 3.0 for the first time. This latest edition of the OS comes with lots of changes so as to make the interface more functional and comfortable to use on a big tablet screen.
With its vibrant 9.7-inch diagonal flush capacitive multitouch display, virtual keyboard, instant-on access, support for Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1 beta in the browser and access to thousands of webOS applications,(2) TouchPad works the way you do and is designed not just for fun but for mobile productivity. It’s ideal for anyone who wants the benefits of the amazing webOS platform on a much bigger scale.
The device measures 190 x 240 x 13.7mm, weighs around 1.5lbs, eight hours of battery life, options of 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of built-in flash, 512MB RAM, has a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera, two Beats Audio speakers, as well as 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR connectivity. Optional WWAN for HSPA and LTE are expected with CDMA possible later. Sensors include an accelerometer, eCompass, a 3-axis Gyro for gaming, a light sensor, and a microphone.