In a press conference in New Delhi, HP announced a couple of new Windows tablets for businesses that should meet employees’ needs for a work and life blend.
According to the company, the workplace is no longer necessarily a physical place and these new Windows 8.1 devices that fit individual personal styles allow the employees to be more productive and secure.
HP ElitePad 1000 G2
The redesigned and upgraded HP ElitePad 1000 G2 now comes with a brighter 10.1-inch diagonal WUXGA touch screen with a 16:10 screen-aspect ratio.
The design and build quality is top notch, and at 9.2 mm weighing just 1.5 lbs, the sleek tablets is one of the thinnest tablets around. Although, the tablet is rugged and durable and has passed 9 military-grade tests.
Powered by a 64-bit Intel Atom processor and 4GB RAM, the tablet packs in a punch and includes 4G connectivity. There are two variants with a choice of internal storage of 64 GB or 128 GB.
The app supports touch, pen, and voice-based input making it a great mobile device. Also, you can customize and expand with a suite of accessories - smart jackets, battery, adapters, docking station, covers, cases, and more—designed specifically for the HP ElitePad turning the business tablet into a total business solution. HP Smart Jacket accessory ecosystem, currently available for retail and healthcare businesses, extend the capabilities for vertical needs.
The ElitePad offers enterprise level capabilities for knowledge workers and seamlessly integrates into an organization’s IT environment. The enterprise-class setup and security solutions are designed to help prevent data loss and reduce downtime.
HP Omni 10
The HP Omni 10 offers essential productivity on-the-go with a long battery life and the power of 32-bit Windows 8.1. The multi-purpose tablet suits the needs of an enterprise professional as well as for his leisure time at home.
The tablet features a 10.1-inch diagonal multi-touch display with wide viewing angle (1920 x 1200) and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Powered by an Intel Atom Z3000 processor and 2GB RAM, the device packs in 32GB internal memory, but includes a microSD slot with up to 32GB of expandable storage.
With the new range of business tablets, HP intends to address the complexities changing work forces and transforming workplaces. The ElitePad 1000 is priced at INR 59,990 (about $1000 US) while the HP Omni 10 is priced at INR 27,990 (about $470 US).
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