HP Slate Tablet Cost In India, Tech Specs, Hardware Details, Pictures

by Kabir on April 11, 2010

Apple’s I-pad has competition, and when said competition, means tough competition. Two of the world’s biggest electronics giant, Apple and HP, will soon go head-to-head. HP will be launching its new tablet directly affecting sales of Apple’s I-Pad. Though it’s too early to say how well it will serve the users?

The HP Slate has a smaller 8.9-inch screen and lower resolution (1024×600 pixels), as compared to I-Pad (9.7-inches & 1024×768). The Slate boasts of an SD card reader along with a USB 2.0 port. The HP Slate spots a dock connector which is used specifically for powering audio, device and also HDMI out. On the other hand, the I-Pad lacks the card reader and the USB port.

Specifications & Features

  • Lighter and narrower than the I-Pad (Probably because it is smaller)
  • 8.9-inch screen with 1024×600 pixels display
  • 1.6-GHz Intel Atom processor
  • Available with 1GB of DDR2 RAM memory
  • Two cameras, one VGA in front for video-calling and the other 3MP at the back
  • SIM card slot for optional 3G modem
  • 1080p HD video playback (I-Pad can playback at 720p)
  • Based on Windows 7 Home Edition & HP-Touch optimized UI
  • Storage capacity of 32 GB and 64 GB
  • Bluetooth, 3G connectivity
  • GPS
  • Up to 5 hrs of battery back up

Price of HP Slate Tablet

The HP Slate Tablet will be launched in June-September period. The price is expected to be somewhere between $549 to $599.

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