HP’s Veer, Pre 3 and TouchPad unveiled, iPad 2 display to remain unchanged

hp_veer_palm pre_touchpad Hewlett-Packard Co. has unveiled two smartphones and a tablet running its Palm mobile operating system on Feb. 9, 2011.

A tiny, credit card size, Veer features a 2.57 inch screen, 800 megahertz Snapdragon processor, and 8 gigabytes storage. The regular size smartphone, Pre 3 has a 3.58 screen, 1.4 gigahertz Snapdragon processor and storage of 8GB or 16GB. The 9.7-inch tablet, TouchPad, has a 1.3 MP front facing camera, Qualcomm Inc’s (QCOM) dual-CPU Snapdragon processor, and internal storage of 16GB or 32GB.

Veer will be available in early spring, Pre 3 in Summer and WiFi version of the TouchPad will also be available in Summer at a “very competitive” price range.

In the meantime, WSJ has published a rumor, stating the start of the manufacturing for the new version of Apple iPad. Features rumored to be included in the new version of iPad are:

  • a built-in camera
  • faster processor
  • thinner and lighter than the first model
  • at least one camera on the front of the device
  • the resolution of the display will not change much (It is told that trouble improving the display technology).
  • more memory
  • more powerful graphics processor

Since it’s release, last year, Apple has sold over 14.8 million iPads.

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