HP announces their first Android tablet, the budget-priced HP Slate 7

HP announces their first Android tablet, the budget-priced HP Slate 7

HP have unveiled their first stab at an Android tablet in the shape of the HP Slate 7, which is set to launch in April 2013 at a budget price of $169.99.

HP announces their first Android tablet, the budget-priced HP Slate 7

At that low price, the specs are going to be fairly rudimentary, with the 7″ tablet coming with a modest 1.6 GHz A9 processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of on-board storage with microSD expansion plus 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1.

The display can muster a modest 1024×600 pixels resolution, while there’s two cameras onboard, with a 3-megapixel rear camera and VGA grade front-facing shooter for video calls.

Running Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), there’ll be a few software tweaks courtesy of Beats Audio processing and ePrint software.

Key Specs for HP Slate 7:

7-inch 1024 x 600 FFS+ display
1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor
1GB RAM
8GB ROM with MicroSD slot for expansion
802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1
3MP rear camera and VGA front facing camera
Stereo speakers with Beats Audio
10.7mm thick
~12.8 ounces

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