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HP TouchPad (photos)

Take a closer look at the TouchPad tablet from HP, running Palm's WebOS operating system.

Donald Bell
Donald Bell has spent more than five years as a CNET senior editor, reviewing everything from MP3 players to the first three generations of the Apple iPad. He currently devotes his time to producing How To content for CNET, as well as weekly episodes of CNET's Top 5 video series.
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HP TouchPad

The HP TouchPad tablet uses Palm's unique WebOS interface and delivers Adobe Flash-enabled Web browsing. It also offers impressive compatibility with third-party calendar, messaging, and e-mail services.
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HP TouchPad (back)

We're not thrilled about the high-gloss finish on the back of the TouchPad. After a few minutes of handling, the whole thing starts feeling a little greasy.
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HP TouchPad (top)

The top of the TouchPad includes a headphone jack and a screen lock button.
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HP TouchPad in Touchstone dock

We suspect HP's choice of materials has something to do with the TouchPad's special Touchstone inductive-charging dock ($79), which uses an electromagnetic field to transfer power through the back of the tablet.
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HP TouchPad

In terms of hardware, the TouchPad runs a Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-CPU APQ8060 1.2GHz processor and comes with either 16GB or 32GB of RAM. There's no option for memory card expansion.
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HP TouchPad with wireless keyboard

A wireless keyboard accessory is also available, allowing you to more easily compose e-mail and documents.

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