HP’s CEO Leo Apotheker has confirmed at the latest HP Summit that the TouchPad will be available starting in June of 2011. The device will be released in the US first, with global availability following soon after. To refresh your memory, the WebOS 3.0-powered tablet features a 9.7-inch (1024 x 768) multi-touch capacitive display, and a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core processor.
Other specs include 16GB or 32GB of internal storage, a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, an accelerometer, a light sensor, A-GPS (3G modes only), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a micro-USB port, 3.5mm headset jack and a 6300mAh battery. The HP TouchPad is priced starting at $499.