We just got an email from HP to lets us know that their first webOS tablet, the HP TouchPad will go on sale in the US from the 1st of July 2011 and the UK in the middle of July, and HP will start taking pre-order from the 19th of June.
The HP Touchpad will come in two different versions, one with 16GB of storage which will retail for £399 and one with 32GB of storage which will retail for £479.
“What makes HP TouchPad a compelling alternative to competing products is webOS,“ said Jon Rubinstein, senior vice president and general manager, Palm Global Business Unit, HP. “The platform’s unmatched features and flexibility will continue to differentiate HP products from the rest of the market for both personal and professional use. This is only the beginning of what HP’s scale can do with webOS.”
As a reminder, the HP TouchPad features a 9.7 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, there is also a dual core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 512MB of RAM
The HP TouchPad will come with webOS 3.0, and it has a 1.3 megapixel camera on the front for video chat, plus 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth.