HP Pavilion tx2z Multi-Touch Tablet PC Launched

HP Pavilion tx2zHewlett-Packard announced today the HP Pavilion tx2z (TouchSmart tx2), the company’s first Tablet PC with a multi-touch display.

The 12.1-inch Pavilion tx2z recognizes simultaneous input from more than one finger using “capacitive multi-touch technology”. It enables the use of gestures such as pinch, rotate, arc, flick, press and drag, and single and double tap. In addition, the tx2z supports digital pen input.

HP’s new convertible notebook is configurable with AMD’s Turion X2 or Turion X2 Ultra dual-core mobile processors, up to 8GB of DDR2 system memory, up to 400GB of hard drive space, and a DVD burner. The display uses LED backlight and has a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. It is managed by the ATI Radeon HD 3200 integrated graphics.

The tx2 also includes a built-in web camera, optional fingerprint reader, stereo speakers, wireless G or N card, optional Bluetooth, an Ethernet LAN port, 56K modem, three USB ports, an ExpressCard slot, and 5-in-1 media card reader.

According to the product specifications, the Tablet PC weighs around 4.65 pounds with a standard 6-cell battery and a weight saver instead of the optical drive.

The Windows Vista-powered HP Pavilion tx2z starts at 1,149.99 and is available now at the company’s online store.

1 thought on “HP Pavilion tx2z Multi-Touch Tablet PC Launched”

  1. The motherboard problem was due to an nVidia chipset that was faulty. This chipset was included on most tx1000 series tablets manufactured a little over two years ago, and some other brands of laptops. They don’t use these same faulty chipsets in the tx2z series.


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