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Go big or go home: That seems to be H-P's (HPQ -2.9%) thinking in launching the Slate 21 AIO, a...

Go big or go home: That seems to be H-P's (HPQ -2.9%) thinking in launching the Slate 21 AIO, a 21.5" Android desktop that, like Lenovo's Horizon 27 PC, can morph into an oversized tablet (more suitable for coffee tables than backpacks), and costs a mere $400. Meg Whitman has indicated H-P plans to embrace the Android tablet market, but intense competition means the company will need to work hard to stand out. The 21 AIO is being announced a month after H-P unveiled the Slatebook x2, a 10" Android convertible. Both devices rely on Nvidia's (NVDA -1.1%) Tegra 4 processor.
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  • terahealth
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    You have to LOVE HPQ. I will plan having one next to my home and gardens on my coffee table...
    24 Jun 2013, 02:15 PM Reply Like
  • Stock Market Mike
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    $400 - cheap for a AIO. However, I have seen AMD E-### powered AIOs go for under $500. I hope that $400 is the MSRP, meaning we'll see ~$350 on sale. That'd be a great pricepoint for the basic "I pickup Email/Facebook, Watch Youtube/Netflix, and do some Surfing" segment.

     

    Example of sub-$500 AIO PC:
    http://bit.ly/1a8cv31
    24 Jun 2013, 03:05 PM Reply Like
  • Senator949
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    Sounds good but is it coing to be introduced crippled with 2+ year old low res displays like their other tablets. If they had any forsight it would have a 4K display ... it's extremely doubtful it will even be 1080P capable.
    24 Jun 2013, 03:34 PM Reply Like
  • rdaprix
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    Full discllosure; HP employee--but why do I feel as though people aren't getting it? I mean, 5 slates--one of which (the Slate7) is the only slate on the market to have expandable storage. I have a 64 GB SD card in mine--Beats Audio and it's $165. Four hybrids with your pick of operating systems, and when you dock the tablet you get extra storage, ports and double your battery life. A slew of ultabooks and ultraslims, printers that download apps and are acessible from anywhere and that's just one business segment. Add software, managed servcies, financial services, Servers, storage and networking, hybrid scalable cloud offerings and business critical systems. they've beat estimates 5 quarters in a row and doubled the stock since last Fall all while increasing EPS, free cash flow and squashing debt. Meg Whitman clearly knows how to do a turnaround and was candid about it being a multi-year process--you don't turn the Queen Mary on a dime. It all seems to be working. Why such skepticism?
    24 Jun 2013, 04:46 PM Reply Like
  • wkrimmel
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    @Senator:
    ...the Slate21 All-in-One offers a 21.5-inch Full HD (2) diagonal reclining IPS touchscreen with wide-viewing angles for vivid graphics and better shared viewing.
    25 Jun 2013, 08:27 AM Reply Like
  • Michael Bryant
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    (HPQ) is undervalued.
    25 Jun 2013, 08:30 AM Reply Like
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