HP takes Android to the desktop with Slate 21 all-in-one

HP is bringing Android to the desktop on a 21.5-inch all-in-one touchscreen called the Slate 21. The device is effectively a large tablet that props itself up on a built-in kickstand — it’s running the latest version of Android, has a 1080p IPS display, and is powered by Nvidia’s Tegra 4 processor. At $399, it’s reasonably priced for a tablet of its size and power, but it comes with some tradeoffs. Unlike some similar devices running Windows 8, the Slate 21 doesn’t include a built-in battery to allow users to carry it around while keeping it turned on. Despite the obvious limitations, we’ve been seeing more and more of the ”portable” all-in-one form factor lately. HP has already announced a counterpart with quite a bit more power, the… Continue reading… ]]> http://www.theverge.com/2013/6/24/4459674/hp-android-desktop-slate-21-touchscreen-all-in-one