HP has announced in Barcelona for the first device on the software platform Android. Contrary appeared a few weeks ago rumors of preparations by high-end-tablet based on NVIDIA Tegra 4, features a 7-inch HP Slate 7 indicate membership in the budget segment.
The tablet runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Appearance is similar to the design of devices Nexus 7, price is just $ 169 (U.S.). Slate 7 is based on a dual-core 1.6-GHz processor architecture ARM Cortex-A9. For comparison, the Nexus tablet 7 uses a quad-core Tegra 3.
Resolution 7 Slate also wants the best – 1024 x 600 pixels, although most vendors have long offered tablet computers with a display resolution of at least 720p.
Characteristics of new items also include 1GB of RAM, 8 GB of flash memory, expandable with a memory card slot microSD, wireless adapters Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, a front VGA-camera and basic 3 Mpix , as well as stereo speakers and support for audio technology Beats Audio.
Dimensions 7 HP Slate is 197 x 116 x 10.7 mm, weight – 370 g Length of the device in the video playback up to 5 hours. The implementation of the tablet in the U.S. starting in April.