HP has announced a tablet PC it hopes will rival the Apple iPad. The HP TouchPad will run the Palm WebOS, and feature a 9.7in touchscreen. Here we publish the first pictures of the HP TouchPad.

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According to HP, the WebOS interface offers a spacious workspace and activity cards that provide an easy way to visualise and organise what you’re working on.

Front-facing camera

The tablet runs WebOS and allows you to communicate quickly. For example, you can start typing to begin an email without having to launch an email app. Furthermore a front-facing camer allows users to make video-calls

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