HP EliteBook Revolve to arrive in Africa by 2013

HP  StratagemeThe EliteBook Revolve is the company’s first Windows 8 touchscreen laptop that also doubles up as a tablet. (Image source: Stratageme/Flickr)Hewlett-Packard (HP) has revealed plans to expand its tablet portfolio by introducing its convertible tablet, the HP EliteBook Revolve, to its African market by 2013

The EliteBook Revolve will be the company’s first Windows 8 touchscreen laptop that also doubles up as a tablet.

The company said that it has been designed for customers who require both ultra-thin notebook and a touch-enabled tablet. The tablet will offer a full-power notebook alongside the flexibility to quickly switch to a tablet with a touch-enabled, high-definition display.

According to HP, the tablet, which represents the ninth generation of HP’s line of convertible tablets, will target business and government customers.

Although the price of the new gadget has not been made available, the device will have both Windows 7 and Windows 8 Pro editions. 

Fuelled by a third-generation Intel Core processor, the HP EliteBook Revolve will also have an 11.6-inch diagonal HD display packed into a 3.04 lb/1.4 kg design, an automatic adjustments to screen orientation, a full-sized, backlit keyboard and optional pen.

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