It looks like the rumors (and FCC filing) were true — HP is bringing its first smartbook to market. It will be called the Compaq Airlife 100, and according to Engadget it will basically look like a netbook and have the guts of a smartphone. In fact, the Airlife 100 looks virtually identical to the prototype smartbook that HP was showing off at CES in early January, although at the time HP said it was just a prototype and that there were no plans to bring it to market yet.

Here’s a rundown on the spec:

  • CPU: Most likely a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
  • OS: Google Android
  • Display: 10.1 inch touchscreen
  • Storage: 16GB SSD
  • Connectivity: 3G and WiFi
  • Battery: Up to 12 hours (10 days in standby)

The Compaq Airlife will be available in Spain through a deal with telecom Telefonica. It’s also expecte to launch in Europe and Latin America. No final word on a US version yet. You can find more images at Engadget and a press release at Engadget Spanish.

I don’t see any word on a launch date yet, so it’s not clear whether  HP will get the Airlife 100 into customers hands before April, when Lenovo expects to begin offering its Skylight smartbook.

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3 replies on “HP Spain unveils the Compaq Airlife 1000 Smartbook”

  1. If it uses a touchscreen, then why it’s can’t be rotated to tablet position? It seems to be a huge con

  2. Hope this one will go for cheap 😀
    BTW, theres typo in title, it says “Compar”.

  3. Keyboard in that picture looks familar.
    Like the hp-21xx and hp-51yy Netbooks only it has lost the row of function keys.
    Too bad they didn’t lose those left of pad and right of pad buttons.

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