HP announces new Android tablets

HP Slate10 HDAlong with the HP Slate 7 Extreme which is based on the NVIDIA Tegra Note reference design, Hewlett-Packard today unveiled three more Android tablets, the HP Slate 8 Pro, the HP Slate 7 HD and the HP Slate 10 HD.

Like the HP Slate 7 Extreme, the HP Slate 8 Pro is powered by a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor. It also comes with a 7.98-inch display with a 4:3 ratio and a resolution of 1600 by 1200 pixels, 2GB of RAM, a microSD card slot, an 8MP rear-facing camera, a 2MP front-facing camera and micro-USB and micro-HDMI ports.

The original HP Slate 7 has been replaced by two new models that are identical except in their display size, the 7-inch HP Slate 7 HD and the 10-inch HP Slate 10 HD. Both are powered by Marvell processors and Google Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Both also come with WXGA (1280×800) IPS displays, either 16GB or 32GB of onboard storage, front and rear cameras, a microSD card slot, front and rear cameras and Beats Audio. Some models will also come with 4G connectivity with up to 200MB of data per month on the T-Mobile network in the U.S.

All three tablets are expected to launch in November in the U.S. There is no word yet on Canadian availability.

Source : Hewlett-Packard