Yes it is official and Its's here the HP Slate 500 "touchscreen" tablet was just released. Hp is aiming the Slate 500 at business and enterprise markets but anyone can purchase one.
The suggestd retail price is $799 and it comes with a dock, a case and it takes input from a stylus, which they're calling the HP Slate Digital Pen.
It's powered by a 1.86GHZ Intel Atom Z540 processor, 2GB of ram, 64GB SSD and has a Broadcom's Crystal HD accelerator for the 1080p video.
The 10-inch tablet weighs about 1.5 pounds and the actual screen size is 8.9 inches however, the Dock has a HDMI output port for connecting up to a larger screen. The HP slate 500 runs on the Windows 7 Professional operating system.