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CES: HP announces Pavilion tx2000 tablet PC

Portable laptop for students and professionals

Hewlett Packard (HP) yesterday introduced the Pavilion tx2000 tablet PC, a portable laptop targeted at students and professionals. Users can rotate the screen 180 degrees and use a stylus to capture handwriting or surf the internet, according to HP.

Powered by Advanced Micro Devices' (AMD's) Turion 64 X2 dual-core processor, the HP Pavilion tx2000 tablet PC comes with a 12.1in screen and Windows Vista OS. It will have a DVD+/- RW drive, up to 250GB of storage, integrated wireless and wired networking, a fingerprint reader and a webcam. It weighs 1.95kg with a 4-cell battery, according to HP.

See also CES: HP announces HD multimedia notebook

The Pavilion tx2000 tablet PC will be available starting at $1,299 (£700), depending on configuration. It will ship later this month in the US. Visit Laptop Advisor for the latest laptop news and reviews.

The HP Pavilion tx2000 tablet PC was announced ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show, to be held in Las Vegas between January 7 and 10, where it will be on display. For the latest from CES, keep checking PC Advisor's CES 2008 blog.


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