Can't wait until the new Windows 8 tablets are released in the fall? These currently available tablets can handle the beta version of the OS now.
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Form Factor: Tablet
Price: Starts at $699
Weight: 1.5 lbs
Processor: Intel Atom 2670 @ 1.5 GHz
Storage: Up to 64GB
Display: 8.9-inch diagonal wide-viewing angle touch screen; 1024x768 max resolution
The lowdown: HP says the Slate 2 has "the right business touch"--a hint that this tablet is primarily aimed at enterprise users. HP planned its own WebOS-based tablets for everyday users, but the idea never got off the ground. The Slate 2 supports touch or pen-based computing via the HP Slate Digital Pen. It checks in at a feathery 1.5 lbs, which is a nice bonus for frequent travelers.
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