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Toshiba Portégé 3500, 2002
Still, flash forward a couple of years and Tablet PC hardware was hitting the market. Here's a convertible Tablet PC from 2002 — the Toshiba Portégé 3500. It ran Microsoft's Windows XP Tablet PC Edition and cost a mere £1,799.
Stylistic ST4110, 2002
Pictured above is a 'slate' style Tablet PC from 2002, the Stylistic ST4110, made by Fujitsu Siemens with price tag of just under 2,000 pounds. The handwriting of reviews editor Charles McLellan hasn't improved much in the intervening 11 years.
HP Compaq TC1100, 2003
This HP Compaq device — the TC1100 — was seen by many as one of the more successful Tablet PCs. Indeed, some industry watchers would still like to see it return.