HP Slate7 – Low-cost Android tablet

HP Slate7 Android tablet from all angles

HP introduced HP Slate7, a low-cost tablet running under Android Jelly Bean that provides customers with easy access to Google Mobile services.

With a display diagonal of 17.78 cm (7 inches) and a weight of 368 grams, the tablet HP Slate7 is the perfect companion, with a stainless steel frame and a rear soft to the touch for a secure grip, available in gray or red colors. It’s also the first tablet in the industry to offer Beats Audio system built-in for best audio experience currently available in a tablet.

With Slate7, HP offers phenomenal experience with Google services like Google Now, Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive, Google hangouts for video conferencing and access to applications and digital content through Google Play.

To meet the growing interest of consumers and businesses for the tablet, HP will offer a range of different specifications, relying on a number of operating systems“, said Alberto Torres, senior vice president, Global Mobility Business Unit, HP. “Our new HP Slate7 Android is a very attractive entry point in the tablet consumer market, while our ElitePad HP 900 with Windows 8, innovative and ready to use, is ideal for companies and public administration. Both offer the service and support that consumers have come to expect from HP.

The realization of the HP tablet is due to the new Global Mobility Business Unit, established in September 2012, with the hiring of Alberto Torres. Torres comes from Nokia, where he served as executive vice president and was in charge of the products and the MeeGo platform.

HP Slate7 tablet – Entertainment and web access

With a processor ARM Dual Core Cortex-A9 1.6 GHz, the HP Slate7 tablet is fast and responsive. The built-in wireless system allows customers to access email, the Internet and key applications, while the panel High-aperture-ratio Fringe Field Switching (HFFS) provides easy viewing of documents, games, photos and videos, even in poor external lighting conditions.

The HP Slate7 tablet comes with 3-megapixel camera on the back and a VGA camera on the front for chat, video and photos. Thanks to the application HP ePrint, users can print from home or on the move, while a unique native printing allows you to print directly from most applications. A micro USB port allows users to easily transfer files, applications and HP provide games and tools of production.

HP will provide a range of support tools that will be simple and easy to access and a variety of resources to help consumers take full advantage of all the features that HP Slate7 has to offer. Besides the large online and telephone support, including the HP Slate7, HP offers its customers the opportunity to expand and extend the standard warranty on the product with its HP Care Pack. HP Slate7 consumers will have the opportunity protect their investment with a two-year HP Care Pack service package at €29, or with the assistance of two-year HP Care Pack, with Accidental Damage Protection – ADP at €49.