HP Slate 7 marks HP’s return to the consumer tablet market. It is a low cost 7-inch tablet running the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). HP has already built a couple of Windows tablets like the hybrid HP Envy X2 and HP Elitebook Revolve and the HP Elitepad, but they are mostly targeted at business and also pricey. HP Slate 7 is a decent consumer tablet, great for watching movies and browsing the web.
Cheap Android Tablet from HP
HP Slate 7 is not the first low cost tablet from HP. The HP TouchPad based on the WebOS was the first but never stood a chance because HP withdrew support for the device even before it came to market. This time HP is going for the Android OS with Jelly Bean (Android 4.1).
HP Slate 7 offers a smooth experience with a 1.6GHz dual-core ARM A9 processor and 1GB RAM. For your internet experience, the HP Slate 7 offers Wi-Fi. HP ePrint is also baked into the device to enable you print documents wirelessly over Wi-Fi. The tablet will also deliver top quality sound, thanks to Beats Audio.
The Slate 7 also comes with a full suite of Google services like Google Now, Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive and Google+ Hangouts.
Display & Camera
HP Slate 7 has a 7.0-inch HFFS touch display with 1024 x 600 pixels resolution. In the backend the tablet features a 3 megapixels camera with a VGA camera in the front-end.
Price and Availability
HP Slate 7 tablet is available in leading retail stores and reputable online stores in Nigeria. HP Slate 7 tablet price in Nigeria ranges from N30,000 to N35,000, depending on your location in the country.
HP Slate 7 Specs
- 1.6GHz dual-core ARM A9 processor
- 1GB RAM
- weight: 372 g
- Dimensions: 197.1 x 116.1 x 10.7 mm
- 8GB built-in Storage with microSD support
- Android 4.1 OS (Jelly Bean)
- 7.0-inch multi-touch HFFS display (1024 x 600 pixels)
- 3MP rear facing camera
- VGA front facing camera
- HP ePrint
- Beats Audio
- 5 Hours Battery Life