HP Slate 7 Plus To Arrive This Holiday Season

HP is one of the major brands in the PC market but when it comes to tablets it is still finding its mark. The company previously released a low cost Android tablet called the HP Slate 7 which came with decent specs. A successor to this model is already in the works and is expected to hit the market this holiday season. The HP Slate 7 Plus is expected to become available in Europe first and has similar specs to the first generation Google Nexus 7.

 HP Slate 7 Plus Technical Specifications

  • Operating system: Android  4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Display: 7-inch HD LED widescreen, multi-touch capable (1280 x 800)
  • Processor: NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 8GB
  • Front Camera: VGA
  • Rear Camera: 5 MP autofocus with omnidirectional microphone on the back (720p)
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, GPS, eCompass, gyroscope
  • Wireless: 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 (Compatible with Miracast),
  • Pre-installed software: HP ePrint, Skype, HP Photo Connected, File Manager HP, TegraZone
  • Battery: 4000mAh

The German HP website is has listed the price of this device at € 149.00 which is about US$205.

The HP Slate 7 plus is definitely one of the company’s powerful tablets as it comes with a NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad core processor. This makes it able to easily handle any intensive multimedia tasks. It’s also able to provide console-like quality games which can be downloaded from the pre-installed TegraZone.

We previously said that this device was similar to the original Google Nexus 7. The only difference is that the HP model has a microSD slot which can be used to further expand its storage. Then there’s also the availability of a front and rear camera.

HP is quite active lately in releasing Android tablets in the market. Just last month the company introduced the HP Slate 7 HD and HP Slate 7 Extreme which is expected to hit the market this coming November. The HP Slate 7 HD is a low cost tablet using a Marvell PXA986 processor while the HP Slate 7 Extreme is priced higher and uses an NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad-core chip.

via frandroid

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