HP Introduces Android-based Central Command Center for Home Entertainment and Productivity
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- HP today unveiled the HP Slate21 All-in-One, the company’s first All-in-One PC built with the AndroidTM 4.2 operating system (OS).
The HP Slate21 All-in-One enables families to enjoy cloud-based entertainment features such as TV streaming and Android apps.
The HP Slate21 All-in-One expands upon HP’s portfolio of multi-OS products and is ideal for family activities, providing easy access to entertainment and productivity features, plus fun Android apps. Through Google Services, customers can reach shared content such as calendars, email, notes and documents, which can be created with the built-in productivity apps. Users also can print wirelessly from anywhere in the house,(1) organize content and connect to other devices.
“Customers are looking for technology that simplifies their lives while keeping them connected to the entertainment they enjoy and the content they need,” said Jun Kim, vice president and general manager, PC Displays and Accessories, HP. “The HP Slate21 allows families to easily access content through the cloud and enjoy it together on a large, interactive screen.”
Full HD touchscreen, high-quality graphics, and sound improve user experience
To further enhance productivity and entertainment, the HP Slate21 All-in-One offers a 21.5-inch full high-definition (HD)(2) diagonal reclining IPS touchscreen with wide viewing angles for vivid graphics and better shared viewing.
With dual-band technology, users can stream music or movies and browse the web(3) at the same time, and built-in DTS Sound technology offers a rich concert-like experience. The HP Slate21 All-in-One comes preinstalled with an HP TrueVision HD Webcam and Wireless Direct,(4) which enables users to share videos, photos and data between devices without the need for a network connection. It also comes with multiuser support with the latest Android OS Jelly Bean 4.2. Additionally, it offers speed and performance with a powerful Tegra 4 quad-core NVIDIA processor, as well as an intuitive optical touchscreen with true pinch and zoom functionality.
Pricing and availability
The HP Slate21 All-in-One is expected to be available in the United States in September for a starting price of $399.(5)
Additional information about the HP Slate21 All-in-One is available on The Next Bench.
(1) Requires an internet connection to HP web-enabled printer and HP ePrint account registration (a list of eligible printers, supported documents and image types, and other HP ePrint details is available at www.hp.com/go/eprintcenter). Mobile devices require Internet connection and email capability. May require wireless access point. Separately purchased data plans or usage fees may apply. Print times and connection speeds may vary.
(2) High-definition content is required for high-definition images.
(3) Internet service required and not included.
(4) An app or driver may be required to use HP wireless direct. Details are available at hpconnected.com. Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from the printer.
(5) Estimated U.S. street prices. Actual prices may vary.
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