Conclusion: The Touchsmart tm2 pleases the eye with its patterned aluminum surfaces combined with black plastic elements and puts even more on the scoreboard for its stability and overall finish. Typing is made easy by its wedged shape. However, in tablet mode, this design feature does not seem as nice.
Pros: Elegant Design, Decent Application Perfomance, Comfortable Input via Touchscreen, Switchable Graphics, Good Battery run-time, Elegant 12.1 inch device with good performance and comfortable pen input
Cons: Glossy Screen, Tilted Position When Used as a Tablet, Touchpad, At least the option for a matt display
Summary: The TouchSmart tm2 solves many of the problems that consumers had with previous HP tablets, such as the hot and power-hungry processors and the overly thick design, but it sacrifices a few things like port selection, DVD drive and it gained a downright horrible touchpad.
Summary: The HP Pavilion tm2t offers good performance, battery life, and features for the price. On the other hand, those who have used an iPad will scratch their heads when this tablet doesn't change screen orientation based on how you're holding the device.
Conclusion: The HP TouchSmart tm2t offers an intriguing combination of tablet-style touchscreen functionality and portability with hardware power more akin that of to a larger laptop. If you’re in need of both of these things, then the TouchSmart tm2t should prove to be a good choice.
Excerpt: The HP Pavilion tm2t is a convertible laptop to Tablet PC notebook that was released at the beginning of 2010. The tm2 is the first HP consumer Tablet PC to feature an Intel processor, in the past the tx series of HP tablets featured AMD processors.
Conclusion: We gave the HP TouchSmart TM2 our Editor's Choice award not because it's the Cadillac of tablet PCs. If money is no object, we'd probably opt for the ThinkPad X200t . Though touch works better on the HP, the Lenovo's bright, barely-grainy non-glare display is luscious and the machine weighs less.
Pros: Attractive, high quality design, sharp no-grain screen, Wacom digitizer, runs long and cool., Attractive design, brushed metal casing, excellent build quality. Absolutely no grain in the display and it's got great contrast and is sharp. Supports both pen and touch and uses the industry standard W...
Cons: Screen glare., No internal optical drive, some drivers could use bug fixes (likely we'll see them) to handle glitches like twitching login field when it wakes from hibernation/ failure to re-init the fingerprint scanner in tablet mode (slide the power switch to sleep it then wake it up and all is...