HP ElitePad 1000 G2 64-bit business tablet arrives next month

In addition to the ProPad 600 introduced today, HP has rolled out the red carpet for its 'total business solution' slate, the HP ElitePad 1000 G2. With the ElitePad 1000 comes a svelte design at 9.2mm thin and 1.5lbs, as well as Windows 8.1 Pro and options for enterprise users.

The HP ElitePad 1000 features a 10.1-inch display with a 16:10 aspect ratio and resolution of 1920 x 1200. Under the hood lies an Intel Atom Bay Trail-T Z3795 quad-core 1.6GHz processor and integrated Intel HD Graphics, all of it accompanied by 4GB of memory and either 64GB or 128GB of storage.

The tablet features extensive wireless connectivity, including 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4 + LE. There's support for the HP ElitePad Docking Station, a 2-cell/30WHr HP Long Life battery (battery run time not specified), and an expansion slot for SDXC cards up to 2TB. A variety of accessories will also be available for the ElitePad, such as an expansion jacket with battery.

Rounding it all out is high-definition audio with DTS Sound+, a couple of built-in stereo speakers, as well as two integrated microphones, and a combination 3.5mm audio jack. Sensors include an ambient light sensor, a gyroscope, haptics, eCompass, and an accelerometer. The HP ElitePad will be available next month for $739 USD.