COMPUTER MAKER HP launched its first all-in-one (AIO) PC running Google's Android 4.2 mobile operating system (OS) today, the HP Slate21.
Aimed at those who often enjoy computer based family activities, HP's Slate21 has a 21.5in full HD reclining IPS multi-touch display with wide viewing angles for vivid graphics and better screen sharing.
Powered by an Nvidia quad-core Tegra 4 processor, the Slate21 comes preinstalled with an HP Truevision HD webcam and Wireless Direct that enables users to share videos, photos and data between devices without the need for a network connection, as well as multi-user support.
HP said that the device is aimed at enabling families to enjoy cloud-based entertainment features such as TV streaming and Android apps.
"[The Slate21] AIO 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," the firm said.
Through Google services, customers can also access shared content such as calendars, email, notes and documents on Android, created with built-in productivity apps.
HP didn't reveal any more internal specifications of the Slate21, but we've asked for more information.
The HP Slate21 AIO is expected to be available in the UK on 1 October from the HP Store and UK retail partners, with a starting price of £369. µ