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The HP SlateBook x2 looks a lot like your typical Netbook (pictures)

The HP SlateBook X2 can be used as a standalone tablet, but it was made for its included keyboard.

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Together

The HP Slatebook X2 comes with a keyboard dock for $480 total. However, the keyboard is cramped and the screen has a nasty yellow-tint problem.
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Double-wide

The X2's double-wide touch pad includes multitouch gesture support for pinch, zoom, and two-finger swipes.
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Power on the rear

The power button sits on the tablet's back, but is surprisingly easy to find.
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Pack it up

Like any Netbook -- which this is not...really -- the SlateBook is easily portable.
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Connect

The keyboard connects to the bottom of the slate quite easily.
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The other side

Unfortunately, the microSD slot is blocked when the tablet and keyboard are connected.
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Full

The keyboard includes full versions of both an HDMI port and a USB 2.0 port.
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Yellow

Remember that yellow tint I mentioned? Well, here you can see it pretty clearly. On the left, the HP SlateBook x2. On the right, the Google Nexus 10. One of these reminds me of something. Guess which!

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