HP unveils new line of tablets, including a 12 inch Android tablet
HP has introduced a new line of tablets, both Android and Widows based. HP wants to fill the gap in the market by introducing a wide variety of tablets.
The highlight of these new tablets is the 12 inch gigantic Android tablet. Among the announced HP tablets, there are two Android tablets that are currently the best HP tablets. There’s a 12.3 inch HP Pro Slate 12 and a 7.9 inch HP Pro Slate 8. Both look almost the same and beefed up versions of the HTC One M8 smartphone. Both of these tablets include a Snapdragon 800 processor, backed by 2GB RAM.
In the display department, the Slate 12 has a 1600 x 1200 resolution and the Slate 8 has a 2048 x 1536 resolution. This gives Slate 8 a much better and competitive ppi density compared to the Slate 12 which has a mere 163 ppi density, way below the market competition.
Both tablets are running Android KitKat and will come pre loaded with HP apps. An interesting feature of these tablets is that they come with a new Duet Pen introduced by HP which allow users to write on any surface and then that written content will automatically appear on tablet. This could be a big selling point for students and professors who like to take notes on their devices and also don’t want to carry their laptop everywhere.
HP is also introducing 3 Windows tablets named HP Pro Tablet 408, HP Pro Tablet 10 EE and HP Pro Slate 10 EE. The Pro 408 has an Intel Atom processor running at 1.33GHz, 2GB RAM, 1280 x 800 resolution and 32GB internal storage. The other two tablets supports stylus. One is running Windows and the other is running Android. Both have the same processor as the Pro 408 but have 1GB RAM and 10.1 inch display with 1280 x 800 resolution.
HP Pro Slate 12 and Slate 8 are priced at $449 and $569 while the three other tablets are priced as $299, $279 for Android tablet and $349 for Windows tablet.