In the sea of mid range Android tablets by different manufacturers, here comes another one from HP. In United States, HP has just launched a 7.85-inch Android tablet which sports a multi-touch IPS wide viewing angle display with a resolution of 1024×768. HP 8 tablet is powered by Allwinner A31 ARM Cortex A7 Quad Core Processor with 1 GB of RAM running Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) on top of it (even though the latest version of Android is Android 4.4.2 Kitkat).
In terms of camera, it features a modest 2-megapixel rear camera and a 0.3-megapixel (VGA) front-facing camera.It comes with 16GB of internal storage along with support for expandable memory using microSD card slot up to 32GB.
The device supports WiFi but not the mobile networks using a SIM card slot and hence comes with NO voice calling capabilities just like Google Nexus 7.
The tablet is powered by powered by a 3800 mAh lithium-polymer battery giving up to 7 hours of battery life.
HP 8 tablet Technical Specs
|Chipset||Allwinner A31 ARM Cortex™ A7 Quad Core Processor, PowerVR SGX544MP2 GPU|
|Display||7.85-inch multi-touch IPS wide viewing angle display (1024x768)|
|Memory||1GB DDR3 SDRAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable microSD card slot up to 32GB|
|Camera||2MP rear camera, 0.3MP front-facing camera|
|Battery||3800 mAh lithium-polymer battery, Up to 7 hours of battery life|
|Operating System||Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)|
|Thickness & Weight||7.95mm thick and weighs 312 grams|
Price and Availability
The HP 8 tablet is priced at US$169.99 and is available the official HP online Store in Silver colour. We are yet to hear more details about launch dates and prices for other regions/ countries of the world.