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June 9, 2011

>WebOS-Based HP TouchPad Tablet Coming July 1


Thanks to Stan Schroeder of Mashable 
Hoping to try out a tablet that’s not iOS or Android based? A new alternative is hitting the market: HP’s WebOS-based tablet, the TouchPad, will be shipping in the U.S. on July 1.
The Wi-Fi version of the device can be pre-ordered in North America and Europe on June 19. It’s coming to the U.S. on July 1, and will arrive in the UK, Ireland, France and Germany a few days later. Canadians can expect the TouchPad in mid-July.
HP says the TouchPad will reach Australia, Hong Kong, Italy, New Zealand, Singapore and Spain “later this year.”
The HP TouchPad is a 13.7 mm thin, 9.7-inch tablet with a dual-core 1.2 Ghz Snapdragon processor, 16 or 32GB of storage, 1 GB of RAM, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and a 1.3-megapixel camera for video calls.The 16 GB version of the device costs $499.99, while the 32 GB version costs $599.99.