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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WebOS

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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HP today 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.

Have more fun

Immerse yourself in gaming action or listen to your music with amazing sound quality thanks to Beats Audio.

Combine contacts

Find a contact’s information from different sources in one combined view, so you don't have to open different apps.

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HP today 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.

Accessories

There’s plenty to choose from, including the Touchstone, which charges the TouchPad automatically. There’s nothing to plug in. While docked, see your photos, today’s agenda, and more.

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