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Gallery: HP offers multi-touch consumer notebook/tablet

The TouchSmart tx2 Notebook PC was modeled after HP’s desktop version of the same name and can be used as a PC, display, or tablet.
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The TouchSmart tx2 Notebook PC was modeled after HP’s desktop version of the same name and can be used as a PC, display or tablet. It comes with a rechargeable digital ink pen to write, draw, or erase. Plus, the TouchSmart tx2 starts at $1,149, well below what a lot of tablet PCs cost. For more, read Larry Dignan's report.

Credit: HP

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The laptop is 4.5 pounds with a 12.1 inch screen and runs on AMD's Home Turion platform with Microsoft Home Vista. It also comes with a content partnership with MTV for video content from 10 channels.

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There's a slot for its remote.

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Here's the clicker.

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It has a Webcam over the top of the screen.

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There's a fingerprint reader.

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The included pen allows you to write, draw, and erase.

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Finger painting is encouraged.

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The display swivels up to 180 degrees.

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The sleeve has a distinctive design.

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The TouchSmart tx2 has an optional stand.

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QuickDock has a single cable for power and Internet connection.

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The notebook has an imprint finish.

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It has built-in wireless conncectivity.

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The The TouchSmart tx2 is Energy Star qualified.

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