News: HP unveils new consumer tablet, HP Slate 7

20th May, HP announced its latest product – the HP Slate 7, an affordable entry-level Android consumer tablet that provides customers with easy access to Google Mobile services.

With a 7-inch diagonal screen and weighing 370g, the HP Slate7 is an ideal trusted personal companion. It is also the industry’s first tablet to offer embedded Beats Audio for the best-sounding, richest audio experience available on a tablet. The tablet delivers the complete Google experience with services like Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive and Google+ Hangouts for multiperson video chat and access to apps and digital content through Google Play.

Features

  • Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • ARM Cortex™-A9 Dual-Core (1.6 GHz)
  • Intel UMA Shared Graphics
  • 1 GB DDR3 SDRAM
  • 8 GB eMMC
  • 7″ diagonal HFFS LCD capacitive multi-touchscreen (1024 x 600)
  • Beats Audio; stereo speakers
  • 802.11b/g/n with Bluetooth 2.1 EDR combo

 

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Comes in Silver or Red.

The HP Slate7 is expected to be available in Singapore from June 6 at all major retailers and the HP Online Store, at a RRP of S$249.
Pre-ordering for HP Slate 7, is now available at the HP Online Store and at a promotional price of S$199 (while stocks last).

Thoughts:
Hmm, really affordable.
Maybe I should get one for Mom, for her bday, for home use.

Note:
Details as shared by HP and PR team.