After months of rumors, the webOS-powered HP TouchPad has been officially unveiled, and it looks to give Apple’s iPad a run for its money..at least until the iPad 2 is released. Powering this tablet is a 1.2-GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 16GB / 32GB of internal memory, and a 9.7-inch display. Available this summer in a Wi-Fi model — 3G and 4G versions to follow. Videos after the break. Click here for more pictures.

Rubenstein claims that this here tablet is “screaming fast,” and the software UI we’re seeing looks downright luscious. There’s a new paneled email application a Growl-like pop-up notification system, support for Skype calling…

[via Engadget]