Tablet HP Envy x2 “iPad Competitor”


The launch of Windows 8 operating system on October 26, will likely be a good opportunity for PC makers to be able to continue to compete. At least this opportunity will be used by hardware manufacturers original Silicon Valley, Hewlett-Packard.

HP reportedly has a new tablet to be an alternative to Apple’s flagship device, the iPad. Tablet ‘iPad killer’ made by HP that was introduced with the name “Envy x2″.

Of course this is a question, like what is in the specification made by HP. Although Apple has introduced the iPad since 2010, HP has a different design philosophy of Apple.
For example, the iPad has a 9.7-inch screen specifications with technology Retina Display resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Unlike the iPad, HP brings 11.6-inch IPS display with 1366 x 768 pixels.

The envy x2 screen can also be designed to be a laptop when needed with the help of a keyboard docking. Without docking keyboard, the screen will be a tablet. This is the same concept as used in the Asus Transformer.

Even so, the docking system used will be different because it is more easily installed with the help of magnets. With this new docking, HP wants to make sure the mechanism for docking and undocking screen allows users. Docking keyboard also packs an extra battery to extend battery life.

HP Envy x2 also refine the design in the absence of a thin bezel made of plastic attached to the screen.

As for the inside of the device, HP implant system on a chip (SOC) Intel’s Clover Trail that runs Windows 8.

To compete with the iPad, HP would be consistent to produce the highest quality products. Since HP is known to have been related to quality control issues.

Sure to be a concern is that these devices using Intel chips. This will mean many Windows applications can be run, compared to the RT version.

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