HP, the former top PC manufacturer, has launched a voice-calling Android tablet in India, the Slate 7 VoiceTab at Rs. 16,990, alongside its Slate6 VoiceTab phablet. The company has not revealed the availability details of the HP Slate7 VoiceTab tablet for the market.
The HP Slate7 VoiceTab runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box and comes with dual-SIM functionality with voice-calling and dual standby support. Notably, the tablet much like the HP Slate6 VoiceTab phablet supports one normal SIM and other Micro-SIM. The Slate7 VoiceTab features a 7-inch (1280×800 pixels) HD IPS display. The tablet is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Marvell PXA1088 processor alongside 1GB of RAM. It sports a 5-megapixel rear camera and also houses a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
The HP Slate7 VoiceTab comes with 16GB inbuilt storage, which is further expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. Connectivity options on the tablet include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, Micro-USB, EDGE, GPRS and 3G (via SIM). The tablet packs a 4100mAh battery and weighs 325 grams.
The HP Slate7 VoiceTab tablet comes with 25GB of free cloud storage from Box and also comes preloaded with apps such as HP e-Print, HP Connected Photo, HP File Manager and HP Connected Music (three months of unlimited downloads have been bundled).
HP launched the voice-calling Slate 6 VoiceTab for Rs. 22,990, with availability starting Friday. The HP Slate6 VoiceTab phablet comes with a 6-inch IPS LCD display with 720×1280 pixel resolution and is powered by a Marvell PXA1088 SoC with a 1.2GHz quad-core processor alongside 1GB of RAM. The HP Slate 6 runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and comes with dimensions of 165 x 82.6 x 8.98 mm and weighs 160 grams.