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HP Goes After Microsoft Surface With Windows 8 Convertible

HP was quiet in the wake of Microsoft's unveiling of its Surface tablet in June, but now we're seeing it respond by launching a Windows 8 convertible PC that bears some similarities to Surface. HP's Envy x2 comes in a half-tablet, half-notebook form factor, complete with a magnetized and detachable keyboard. Customers can use the 11.6-inch HD touch display as a stand-alone tablet or use it with a keyboard.

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