X2 intros iTablet, no relation to Apple iPad (honest)

With perfect timing, a company called has announced the iTablet, a name rumored for Apple's iPad prior to Steve Jobs unveiling the tablet late last month.

Expected to be available from April, the iTablet runs Windows 7 on a 1.6GHz Intel chip. The iTablet will have space for a 250GB hard drive, 802.11b/g Wi-fi and optional 3G mobile broadband. The device will support Flash, unlike Apple's iPad, and will have 3 USB ports and a 1.3Mp webcam.

HDMI output is offered as an optional extra.

For the fashion conscious, the 10.2-inch or 12.1-inch, 252x192x35mm tablet will be offered in a choice of black, white, blue, pink, yellow, red or grey.

Pricing has yet to be confirmed.

, X2 is an industrial product design company whose technical director, Robin Daunter, was formerly the head of R&D at Evesham Technology.