Comments on: HP/Palm's Upcoming Tablet Plans Leaked

Palm HP webOS tablets In what looks to be the biggest surprise reveal in years, Engadget has received a bounty of leaked information and images of HP's upcoming WebOS tablets in advance of the company's big upcoming February 9th announcement.

Code-named "Topaz" and "Opal", two WebOS-powered tablets will reportedly be available globally in both 9" and 7" screen sizes respectively. A screen shot of an internal marketing plan reveals a solid and varied lineup of WebOS tablets, arriving in wi-fi, 3G and LTE 4G variants for both Verizon and AT&T. Somewhat tragically, however, the given retail availability of these tablets is not expected until September of this year, placing them well behind Apple's iPad followup, RIM's Playbook and the flood of Honeycomb-powered Android 3.0 tablets expected over the course of the year.

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September 2011 and July 2012???

Gekko @ 1/18/2011 2:41:37 PM # Q

they'll sell dozens!!!

RE: September 2011 and July 2012???
jca666us @ 1/18/2011 3:07:39 PM # M Q
From the looks of these renderings, they're looking to out-apple apple.

They might sell if they can undercut apple on price.

RE: September 2011 and July 2012???
mikecane @ 1/19/2011 9:23:03 AM # Q
>>>they'll sell dozens!!!

One will be to me. You'll flock to it to by year's end, banker boy, late as usual.

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I'm looking forward to the 1' tablet.

pmjoe @ 1/18/2011 2:47:05 PM # Q
Just hoping the virtual keyboard is usable.
RE: I'm looking forward to the 1' tablet.
pmjoe @ 1/18/2011 2:48:13 PM # Q
Was supposed to be 1 inch. Is this site substituting characters?
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pmjoe @ 1/18/2011 2:51:42 PM # Q
The Engadget site says, "9-inch Topaz and a 7-inch model codnamed Opal".
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hkklife @ 1/18/2011 2:58:09 PM # Q
Typo---sorry! Will fix it!
Yes, 7" instead of 1"
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Double-check that September date

jodihansen @ 1/18/2011 6:38:50 PM # Q
Someone posted on Twitter that it was a miss-print & that they are expected first-quarter.
RE: Double-check that September date
nastebu @ 1/18/2011 7:51:23 PM # Q
and somebody on twitter never lies.
RE: Double-check that September date
jca666us @ 1/18/2011 8:43:51 PM # M Q
Ok - if they come out 1st quarter against the iPad 2, who in their right mind would buy these?

Unless they have some sort of killer app, they're doa.

RE: Double-check that September date
mikecane @ 1/19/2011 9:21:52 AM # Q
7" tablet THIS quarter, likely April or May. Stand back. It's MINE!!!
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