Desktops and Notebooks: HP TouchPad, HTC Evo 3D, Toshiba Thrive Offer Glimpse of Mobile Future
The Samsung Replenish offers a 2.8-inch touch screen, physical QWERTY keyboard, and Android 2.2. Its carrier is Sprint.
Samsung Droid Charge
The Droid Charge boasts a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED screen, running Android 2.2. Its a high-end Android smartphone in the mode of the HTC ThunderBolt.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1
The 13.3-inch Lenovo ThinkPad X1 is the companys thinnest ThinkPad. Its also tough, with a Gorilla Glass screen, spill-resistant keyboard, and a carbon-fiber roll cage designed to take some impact. With Lenovos RapidCharge, it can charge to 80 percent battery-power in about 30 minutes.
HP ProBook 5330m
The HP ProBook 5330m features a 13.3-inch screen, Beats Audio, Intel Core i3 or i5 processors, and HPs newish aluminum-heavy design language.
HP EliteBook 2760p
A 12.1-inch screen serves double-duty as a semi-rugged business laptop and, when the screen is swiveled around on its hinge, a tablet. It offers a choice of Intel Core i5 or i7 processors.
RIMs BlackBerry-branded PlayBook runs the companys proprietary QNX-based operating system and features close interoperability with a users BlackBerry device.
BlackBerry Bold 9900
The BlackBerry Bold 9900 runs RIMs newest BlackBerry 7 OS (with features such as voice-enabled search) and utilizes a 1.2GHz processor, 8GB of onboard memory, and NFC (near-field communication) technology.
The BlackBerry Bold 9900s 5-megapixel camera will shoot both still images and video.
T-Mobiles G-Slate, manufactured by LG Electronics, includes a dual-core processor and tablet-optimized Google Android 3.0 (codenamed Honeycomb). The carrier obviously hopes the tablets 4G support and 3D-shooting camera will give it a leg up over its rivals.
HTC Sensation 4G
Available on T-Mobile, the HTC Sensation 4G offers a 4.3-inch screen, 1.2GHz processor, and Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).
HTC Evo 3D
The HTC Evo 3D is the latest in Sprints line of higher-end, Android-powered smartphones. In addition to the 1.2GHz dual-core processor and Android 2.3 operating system, its also capable of shooting in 3D.??Ã
The HTC Evo 3Ds camera lets users shoot 3D still images and video. You can view 3D content on the device without glasses.??Ã
Toshibas tablet entrant boasts a 10.1-inch high-resolution LED screen, front and rear Webcams, and a 1GHz dual-core processor.
Thrive in July
Toshiba plans to debut the Thrive in mid-July in three models: 8GB, 16GB and 32GB.
The 9.7-inch HP TouchPad will make its store-shelf debut July 1. It relies on a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and runs the webOS operating system, which HP acquired along with Palm in 2010.
Hewlett-Packards ultra-tiny Veer smartphone also runs webOS. The whole device is 3.31 inches long, which is smaller than some other smartphones screens. webOS offers multitasking, integrated messaging, and social networking.
The Veer includes a slide-out physical QWERTY keyboard.
Asus UX21 Series Ultra-Slim
This aluminum-bodied MacBook Air competitor features an ultra-light weight, a solid-state drive and will reportedly be available in 11.6-inch and 13.3-inch versions by the end of the year.??Ã
Eee Pad Transformer TF101
Powered by an Nvidia Tegra 2 1GHz dual-core processor, this 10.1-inch tablet connects to a physical keyboard to provide a laptop-like experience.??Ã
The tablet part of the Eee Pad Transformer runs Android 3.0 with Adobe Flash support.