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Looking for a high quality 7 inch Android affordable tablet from well known brand for multimedia and entertainment? If the price and brand are your big concern, we recommend you to take a look at the Slate 7 tablet. This is a budget friendly 7 inch Android tablet with Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as the operating system and built in with a 8GB of eMMC on-board memory. The device released in two models, HP Slate 7 2800 and HP Slate 7 2801 tablet.
Yeah, HP Slate 7 is an entry level Android tablet that designed for student and small business users that need a decent device for daily use, but with a price starting around at $139.99 with free shipping for US costumers and 1 year limited warranty, this device is worth to buy it and gives a big value for your money. The Cortex-A9 dual core processor that clocked at 1.6GHZ and paired with 1GB of DDR3 RAM delivers enough power and smooth light multimedia tasks, such as rich internet browsing, streaming video and play light Android games.
HP Slate 7 2800 and HP Slate 7 2801 Review and Specifications
Physically, both tablet is identical, except the colors. The first model, HP Slate 7 2800 tablet comes with Silver color, while HP Slate 7 2801 tablet with a stylish RED color. Both tablet comes with a with a black bezel and made from brushed aluminum for construction. On the Soft-touch back cover, there is a shiny small HP logo and a 3.15 megapixel rear camera on the corner for taking photos and 720p video recording at 30fps. On the front side, above the display, there is a VGA camera with internal microphone for face to face video communications or self portrait.
New HP Slate 7 tablet is boasts a 7 inch FFS+ LCD capacitive touchscreen display with multi touch capabilities. Like other 7 inch tablet on its price, both tablets are not protected by Corning Gorilla Glass and only can produces maximum internal resolution at 600 x 1024 pixels. As we mentioned above, this device only brings a 8GB of internal storage. If you need to store more video, music and photo files, the micro SD card slot allows user to expand memory space with additional 32GB space. You also can download and install free Cloud Drive Android Applications for easy and fast access to free Cloud Drive service.
Other specifications are micro USB 2.0 port, built in stereo speakers with Beats Audio sound enhancement, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP + EDR, DLNA and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n to connect into wireless network. Weighing around at 372 g (13.12 oz) with a One cell 13.4WHr 2 Ah lithium-ion battery, the 7 inch Android tablet has dimension in 7.76 x 4.57 x 0.42 inch (197.1 x 116.1 x 10.7 mm). Yeah, this is a thicker and heavier than Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7 inch tablet with just 10mm thin and weighs only at 345 gram, but we think the Slate 7 tablet is still easy to hold in your hand and fells light for travel companion.
Other features are Accelerometer, Document viewer, Image/video editor, HP ePrint, HP Native Android Print and full access to Google Android Mobile Service, such as YouTUbe, Chrome browser, Voice Search, Gmail and Google Play Market to download more useful applications. Yeah, HP Slate 7 2800 and HP Slate 7 2801 tablet is not the most powerful and cheaper 7 inch Android tablet on the market, but for price only at $139.99, we believe both tablet is one of the most affordable tablet form well know brand that gives a great value for your money.