HP TouchPad

Wi -Fi 802.11b/g/n / Bluetooth 2.1

USB jack, headphone jack

The HP TouchPad is a tablet computer by the American manufacturer Hewlett -Packard, which can be controlled through its touch sensitive screen ( multi-touch ). It is the world's first tablet computer with the new operating system HP webOS 3.0. The HP TouchPad was announced on 9 February 2011 at a press conference and is available in the U.S. since July 15, 2011 July 1 and in Germany. In August 2011, the Group announced the setting of the tablets.


The device features a 9.7- inch touchscreen and is powered by a dual- core processor of the type Snapdragon with 1 gigabyte of memory. The plan was to bring the TouchPad in two versions on the market, with Wi -Fi and 3G mobile communications standard. Due to the discontinuation of the HP touchpad by HP version only the Wi-Fi has come to the market. The last touchpad version had 64 GB of memory and a white back, the dual-core CPU has been compared to the 16 - and 32- GB versions ( with 1.2 Ghz running ) with 1.5 Ghz clocked.

A scheduled 7-inch version with a 1.5 Ghz dual-core CPU and 3G modem is set just 2 days before the start of production of HP on August 19, 2011.

The device can be wirelessly loaded standard with a special docking station, called the Touchstone, via induction. Another original accessories Bluetooth keyboard and folding protective case were offered.


The operating system is optimized for tablet computers HP webOS 3.0 will be used. Originally, the HP Touchpad for an Android operating system has been developed ( Android 2.3x ) but HP quasi reprogrammed at the last minute on WebOS.

The CyanogenMod team has launched the Google open source Android operating system in version 2.3.7 " Gingerbread " and 4.0 " Ice Cream Sandwich " on the TouchPad. HP supports the CyanogenMod team by providing kernel source code.