HP’s PC sales are declining; it may be the reason why HP is switching over to other products like tablet PCs. Till now, Dell, Sony and Asus were the only brands to launch large-sized tablet in US. However, now HP has joined the bandwagon through HP Envy Rove 20. It all set to compete with Dell XPS 18, Sony VAIO Tap 20 and Asus Transformer AIO. The HP tabletop is a monstrous 20 inch device which was unveiled at the HP event which was organized in San Francisco in the previous month.
The 20inch LED display of the HP Envy Rove 20 supports 1600 x 900 pixels. The display supports 10-point multitouch. As far as looks are concerned the HP tabletop PC resembles the Sony VAIO Top 20. The capactive touchscreen on the device performs like the one present on smartphones. The Windows 8 OS has been designed to work well with touch-based devices and
It is powered with Intel’s Haswell CPU. It has got 1TB storage onboard. It comes with Intel’s Wireless Display which is a technology that allows users to wirelessly TV and the awesome sound output is produced by Beats Audio processing. It comes with onboard Wi-Fi, 3 USB ports, and 4 hour battery life. It also comes with an integrated kickstand.
The device weighs around 12 pounds and appears bulky as compared to the Dell XPS 18. However, the experts are of the view that the display is not the best in the market. The Envy Rove 20 is more of gaming device for the entire family. Hence, the tablet comes with various preloaded games like Monopoly, Disney Fairies and Fingertapps Musical Instruments. To play any game on this device with your friends or family, all you need to do is lay the device flat on the tablet and enjoy your favorite game.
The HT tabletop device is going to available in the month of July. Even though the price has not been confirmed by HP, experts feel the device is going to be available for $1000. The HP Envy Rove 20 will also work as an AIO device thanks to the integrated kickstand which is enabled with spring. The stand can be adjusted to 10 to 25 degrees. IT comes with integrated camera and HP offers 25GB of cloud storage space for free.
You can also connect a keyboard and mouse to use it as AIO. Even though the device seems to be versatile, experts feel there wasn’t any need for introducing such a multi-featured tablet. Recently, HP also announced a powerful Phoneix 800 Desktop PC powered with Intel Haswell CPU. We will have to wait until July to know more about the HP Envy Rove 20 in detail.