HP Pavilion TouchSmart tx2 / tx2z

HP Pavilion TouchSmart tx2z

Product Name: HP Pavilion TouchSmart tx2z
Manufacturer: HP (Pavilion Notebooks)

– 12.1″ Touchscreen multitouch display, AMD, Nov 2008
– Search SL’s archives for HP TouchSmart tx 2 news
Markets: Consumer
Regions: North America, probably worldwide
– This Page Updated: November 19, 2008

Available – US:
HP TX2-1020US – Amazon

– First consumer notebook that allows multitouch navigation of HP’s HP MediaSmart
– “Convertible” – converts between Tablet PC and Laptop form factor
– Multi-touch
– Includes HP Mini Remote Control for multimedia/presentations (stored in ExpressCard slot)
– Includes pen/stylus
– Glossy, titanium finish with “Reaction” imprint pattern on case
– “low-light” VGA Webcam
– HP MediaSmart functionality
– Comes with 64-bit OS options
– ENERGY STAR Qualified
– Supports DirectX 10
– Can use HP xb3000 Expansion Base or the HP Notebook QuickDock
– Manufactured by Quanta Computer

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Nov 19, 2008:

Status: In production
Announced: November 19, 2008
Available: Nov/Dec 2008
Price: Nov 19 , 2008 – Starts at $1,149.99 USD

Related Laptops:
– Compliments the HP Pavilion tx2500z

Updates over previous models:

HP TX2-1020US (US, Amazon) – AMD X2 Ultra ZM-80, 4GB RAM, 320GB HDD, Vista Premium
tx2-1003AU (Taiwan) – AMD X2 RM-74, 250GB HDD, ATI Radeon HD 3200,

CPU: AMD Turion X2 Dual-core RM-72 (2.1GHz), X2 Ultra ZM-80, X2 Ultra ZM-82 (2.2GHz), X2 Ultra ZM-84 (2.3GHz), X2 Ultra ZM-86 (2.4GHz)
Chipset: Possibly AMD 780
Front-side Bus: Up to 1600MHz
Memory: DDR2
Memory Capacity: 3GB – 4GB – 6GB – 8GB (2 slots)

Display: 12.1″ HD HP LED BrightBiew LCD
Resolution: 1280×800
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: Yes, Multi-touch
Graphics Chipset: ATI Radeon HD 3200
Graphics Memory: 64MB Sidepart, up to 1470 total shared
Video Out: 1x VGA Out

Hard Drive Type: 2.5″ Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Drive Capacity: 5400rpm: 250GB, 320GB, 400GB
Optical: SuperMulti with DL Support or LightScribe SuperMultie with DL Support
eSATA Port:

Wireless: 802.11a/b/g and 802.11n options
Bluetooth: Optional
Mobile Broadband: Verizon Wireless V740 ExpressCard (Optional)
Modem: 56K V.90
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit

Audio Chipset:
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 2x Integrated Altec Lansing stereo speakers
Audio I/O: 1x Line-in/Microphone, 2x Line-out/headphones (one is S/PDIF)
USB: 3x USB 2.0
PC Card/ExpressCard: ExpressCard/34
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 5-in-1
Keyboard/Mouse: 101 keys with Touchpad
Other: Webcam, Expansion Port 3, IR remote control,

Biometric/Fingerprint: Fingerprint Reader optional

Trusted Platform Module (TPM):
Other: 15 months of Norton 360 software, Computrace LoJack options

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (32-bit or 64-bit), Upgrade to Vista Ultimate (64-bit)
Other Software: Options include: Microsoft Works 9, Office OnieNote 2007, Corel WordPerfect Office, Microsoft Office 2007, Roxio PhotoSuite 9 Deluxe, Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 or MediaOne Plus
Drivers: HP.com
Warranty: One year of hardware parts and labor coverage (additional options available)

Type: Lithium Ion
Options: 4-cell, 6-cell, or 8-cell
Battery Life:

Dimensions (4-cell battery):
Width: 12.05 inches / 306 mm
Depth: 8.82 inches / 224 mm
Height: 1.23 – 1.52 inches / 31.2-38.6 mm
Weight: 4.65 pounds / 2.1 kg

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