HP Introduced First HP Smartphone Slate6 and Slate7 VoiceTab

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The rumors were true: Hewlett-Packard has really come back into the smartphone market, while releasing this large size smartphone. Announcement of new products took place in India, where it will be sold at the initial stage.

First in the last three years under the brand HP created its first Smartphone named Slate 6 VoiceTab. It comes with a 6-inch IPS-screen with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and a quad-core processor unknown brand (presumably, the chip was created by Marvell).

Here are some of the images of HP Slate6 and Slate7 VoiceTab

Moreover, the gadget has a 5-megapixel primary and 2-megapixel front camera, 16 GB of internal memory, a slot for flash cards microSD and support for two SIM-cards. For everything related to the software, operating system is responsible Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

HP Slate6 Voicetab Specification

  • Quad Core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory expandable via MicroSD up to 32GB
  • 6-inch IPS LCD display (720 x 1280 pixels) 245ppi
  • 5 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 2 megapixel front facing camera
  • 3G/HSDPA, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Android 4.2 Jellybean

Simultaneously fabletom manufacturer showed Slate7 VoiceTab tablet computer, which differs little from the smartphone, as described above. The gadget has a different screen 7-inch with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Both devices will arrive in the Indian retail in February. About availability in other countries yet nothing is known.

HP Slate7 Voicetab Specifications

  • Quad Core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory expandable via MicroSD up to 32GB
  • 7-inch IPS LCD display (800 x 1280 pixels) 216ppi
  • 5 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 2 megapixel front facing camera
  • 3G/HSDPA, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Android 4.2 Jellybean

Cost of HP Slate6 and Slate7 VoiceTab

Cost of new products also kept secret. Previously held information that the phone in 6-inch form factor will cost about $ 250, and for the larger 7-inch product, the U.S. company will cost only $ 200.

In year 2011, HP first attempted to set foothold in the smartphone market. Then the manufacturer took the programmatic basis for webOS, but the platform under its control was not found interesting by their consumers, and later on the operating system was sold to LG Electronics. South Korean corporation now uses webOS in their TVs.

In September 2012, HP CEO Meg Whitman (Meg Whitman) said that the company has no right to close our eyes to the popularity of smart phones, and hinted at the development of a new gadget. Last summer, senior director of Personal Systems Group in the Asia Pacific representative HP Yam Su Yin (Yam Su Yin) confirmed interest in smartphones, and right after that appeared in the media information about the model HP Brave.

This device is rumored to be equipped with a 4.5-inch display with a resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels, quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon chip 800 with Adreno 330 graphics core and 2 GHz, and two cameras, but HP denied its relation to this unit.