Hewlett-Packard To Start Shipping Slate 7 In Next Few Days!

Apr 26, 13 Hewlett-Packard To Start Shipping Slate 7 In Next Few Days!

Hewlett-Packard is all geared to start shipping the Slate 7 for $169 in the next few days. Slate 7 is the successor model to the WebOS-based TouchPad in 2011.

The Slate 7 will sport a 7inch screen and run on Google OS Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. As of now, the official website of Hewlett-Packard lists two models namely, the Slate 7 2800 and the Slate 7 2801. The Slate 7 weighs 372gm.

Notably, the first consumer tablet from HP – the Touchpad was sold to LG Electronics last February.

The new  Slate 7 will sport a Cortex-A9 processor clocking 1.4GHz paired to 1GB of DDR3 RAM. The device is fitted with a 3MP rear camera and has a VGA front. For connectivity, it has Wi-Fi.

Other features on the device include Beats audio and a micro-SD slot.

The  Hewlett-Packard is rolling out its new device at attractive price point. It is aiming to lure customers away from  Google’s Nexus 7, Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD and Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 2 7.0.

Take a look at the tech specs of HP Slate 7,

  • Dimensions – 197.1 x 116.1 x 10.7 mm (7.76 x 4.57 x 0.42 in)
  • Weight – 372 g (13.12 oz)
  • Display – 7.0 inches
  • Resolution – 600 x 1024 pixels
  • PPI170 ppi pixel density
  • Loudspeaker     Yes, with stereo speakers
  • Memory     Card slot -microSD, up to 32 GB
  • Internal – 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
  • Connectivity – Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA
  • Bluetooth – Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
  • Camera Primary – 3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels
  • Secondary – VGA
  • OS – Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • CPU – Dual-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9
  • Colors – Black/Silver, Red

 

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