Last week some of the websites reported that US’s PC maker HP may come out with it’s VoiceTabs for Indian market. Today HP formally announced the launch of it’s Slate 6 and Slate 7 VoiceTabs in India for the first time in India. HP may be looking to tap some of the phablet craze in Indian smartphone market with this launch. As of now there is no word from HP on the availability of these tablets in India, but going by the latest market trends these devices may soon be found listed on some online retailer. HP has made it’s mind to capture Indian smartphone market and has signed up none other than Young Indian Heartthrob Deepika Padukone as it’s brand Ambassador. Both Slate 6 and Slate 7 come with voice calling facility and these devices are sleek. Both VoiceTabs have are dual SIM devices, comes with quad core processor, 3G support, and dual standby connectivity
The HP Slate 6 is powered by a Marvell PXA1088 SoC with a 1.2GHz quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. It boasts of a 6 inch IPS LCD touchscreen with 720×1280 pixel resolution and runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS. On the camera front it has a 5 megapixel auto focus camera while it has 2 megapixel webcam at the front. HP slate 6 flaunts dual front stereo speakers inspired by HTC one, 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded to up to 64GB using a microSD card and a 3,000mAh battery. The HP Slate6 and comes with dimensions of 165×82.6×8.98mm and weighs 160 grams.
The Slate7 VoiceTab features a 7 inch HD IPS display with 1280×800 pixels resolution and is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Marvell PXA1088 processor paired with 1GB of RAM. It also runs on Android Jelly Bean mobile operating system out of the box. Similar to Slate6 it has a 5 MP rear snapper and a 2MP front webcam and has 16 GB of on board storage which can be expanded upto 32 GB using a microSD card. It weighs 325 grams and has a larger 4,100 mAh battery to feed that power guzzling 7 inch screen.
HP Slate6 Key Specifications:
- 6-inch IPS Display (1280×720)
- 1.2Ghz Marvell PXA1088 quad-core
- Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
- 16GB Expandable up to 32GB
- Dual SIM, Dual Standby
- 5MP Auto Focus with LED Flash
- 2 MP front webcam
- 3,000mAh battery
HP Slate7 VoiceTab key specifications:
- Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
- 7-inch (1280×800 pixels) HD IPS display
- 1.2 GHz quad-core Marvell PXA1088 processor
- 1GB of RAM
- 16GB inbuilt storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
- 5-megapixel rear camera
- 2-megapixel front-facing webcam
- 4,100 mAh battery
- Dual-SIM, Dual Standby
HP Slate6 and HP Slate7 VoiceTab price:
As of not Slate6 would be available for Rs. 22,990, while Slate7 will be available for Rs. 16,990 in India.