The HP Touchpad will start at $499.99. (Courtesy of HP)

The tablet will cost $499.99 for the 16GB model and $599.99 for 32GB.

Preorders will begin on June 19.

The tablet will run HP’s webOS. It has a 9.7-inch screen, front-facing 1.3 MP camera for video chat and weighs about 1.6 pounds.

HP will also be partnering with AT&T for a “connected version” of the TouchPad later this summer, a company blog said.

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