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HP ElitePad 900 launched in India for Rs 43,500

New Delhi, Mar 15 ():Hewlett-Packard (HP) has launched Elitepad 900 tablet, its first ever 10.1 inch, Windows 8 Pro operating system based tablet, priced at Rs 43,500 in India. The tablet is specially designed for businesses and governments but is also available to general consumers.

Features of HP ElitePad 900

• 10.1-inch touchscreen with 1280x800p resolution
• Weighs 0.63 kg
• 9.2 mm thin
• 1.8GHz dual-core Intel Atom processor
• 8MP back camera with LED flash, with a HD camera on the front
• Integrated SRS Audio technology to facilitate sound enhancement
• Digital dual-array microphones to ensure crisper voice during video calls
• Memory available in two variants – 32GB and 64GB
• Memory expandable through optical drives and microSD cards
• Software suite includes HP Wireless Hotspot, HP ePrint, Cyberlink YouCam and Cyberlink MediaSuite
• Preloaded apps like LANDesk Management Suite, HP PageLift, Evernote and Skitch

Other features of this device include Security Manager, Credential Manager, Password Manager and Device Access Manager (with just in time authentication). Other features that make ElitePad 900 suitable for business consumers include Computrace, Sparekey, Drive Encryption and HP BIOS settings.

The accessories include a couple of jackets, tablet pen and a docking station that can be added to the ElitePad 900.

The Executive Tablet Pen is available at the cost Rs 3,499, which lets customers write messages and notes in their handwriting directly on screen and then save or convert to typed text for use in other applications.

The ElitePad docking station comprises a keyboard and monitor that brings a desktop like experience to the tablet. This docking station is available for Rs 9,999.

The productivity jacket converts the tablet into a proper laptop as it has an integrated keyboard, connectivity ports, SD card reader and adjustable viewing angles.

Now, for a comparison of HP ElitePad 900 with other tablets,

Features HP ElitePad 900 HP Envy X2 Microsoft Surface Pro Dell Latitude 10
Processor Intel Atom 1.8 GHz Intel Atom 1.8 GHz 3rd Gen Intel Core i5 Intel Atom 1.8 GHz
Storage 64GB eMMC SSD 64GB SSD 64/128 GB 64GB
RAM 2G2GB 533MHz LPDDR2 SDRAMB @ 533MHz 2G2GB 533MHz LPDDR2 SDRAMB @ 533MHz 4GB DDR3 @ 750 MHz 2GB DDR2 SDRAM @ 800 MHz
Display 10.1 inch at 1280×800 pixels 11.6 inches at 1366×768 pixels 10.6 inches at 1920×1080 pixels 10.1 inches at 1366×768 pixels
Rear Camera (MP)
Unknown (720p) 8
Front Camera 1080p HD 1080p HD 720p 720p
Dimensions (Inches)
10.28 x 7.0 x 0.36
11.92 x 8.1 x 0.7
10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 10.8 x 7.0 x 0.4
Weight 764 grams 690 grams / 1.39 kgs 907 grams 725 grams
Ports MicroSD 2 USB 2.0
USB 3.0, MicroSD, Mini DisplayPort USB 2.0, SD Card, mini-HDMI
Included Accessories included keyboard dock stylus
Price (Rs.)
43,500 57,133 48,950/ 54,389.46 ($899.99 and $999.99) 39,990