In this growing tablet market, here is yet another one from HP. HP today announced its first Android Tablet. A press release from HP states that HP Slate 7 would provide users with easy access to Google Mobile Serves like Google Now, Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive and Google+ Hangouts. Users would also be able to enjoy multi-person video chat.
HP ePrint application would enable users to print on the go. A micro USB Port would allow users to transfer files to computer.
This 7″ tablet (Slate 7) would come in stainless steel frame and soft black paint in gray or red back and is expected to hit the U.S. market in April 2013 with an affordable starting price of $169. Prices of other models would be informed by company later.
Here are the key features/specifications of HP Slate 7
- Screen Size: 7″ Diagnal
- Processor: ARM Dual Core Cortex-A9 1.6 GHz
- RAM: 1 GB
- Wireless: Integrated
- Weight: 13 ounces (369 grams)
- Size: 197mm X 116mm X 10.7mm(thickness)
- Front Camera: 3-megapixels
- Back Camera: VGA
- Screen resolution: 1024 X 600
- Operating System: Android Jellybean 4.1
- PC Connectivity: Micro USB Port for file transfer
- Storage: 8GB on board, expandable with Micro SD card (yes, this device does have Micro SD card slot)