HP Intros Android Tablets
Kuala Lumpur (August 27, 2013) – HP today announced the arrival of three new Android-based consumer devices in Malaysia – Slate7, Slatebook x2 and the Slate21. These devices are designed to give people more flexibility in how they access and share information.
The Slate Series, which utilize the highly versatile Android platform, is aimed at helping users transition effortlessly from creation to productivity to entertainment through effective integration of touch technology and new form factors.
“People need mobility and flexibility in their computing devices for effortless access to their content anytime, anywhere, from any device,” said Serena Yong, General Manager, Printing & Personal Systems Group, Sinagpore and Malaysia“HP is designing next-generation form factors, supported by the Android platform that brings new touch experiences to help them connect, share and create in ways they never imagined.”
With a 7-inch diagonal screen and weighing 370g, the HP Slate7 is an ideal trusted personal companion. It is also the industry’s first tablet to offer embedded Beats AudioTM, for the best-sounding, richest audio experience available on a tablet.
The HP Slate7 delivers the Google experience with services like Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive and Google+ Hangouts for multi person video chat as well as access to apps and digital content through Google Play.(1)
Powered by an ARM Dual Core Cortex-A9 1.6 GHz processor, the HP Slate7 is fast and responsive, while the High-aperture-ratio Field Fringe Switching (HFFS) panel offers wide viewing angles that provide easy viewing of documents, games, photos and videos—even in outdoor lighting conditions.
The HP Slate7 includes a 3-megapixel camera on the back and a VGA camera on the front for chatting, videos and photos. Available in either red or silver colors, the HP Slate7 has a stainless steel frame.
HP SlateBook x2
The HP SlateBook x2 enables people to shift effortlessly from entertainment to work by combining tablet portability with notebook productivity in a sleek, lightweight device that uses the popular AndroidTM operating system. With an advanced magnetic hinge design and dual battery system—one battery in the base and one in the tablet—people can easily switch from notebook to tablet and back, even while on the go.
The HP SlateBook x2 features AndroidTM Jelly Bean 4.2.2 and delivers the Google experience with services like Google Now, Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive and Google+ Hangouts for multiperson video chat as well as access to apps and digital content through Google Play.(1)
Equipped with an NVIDIA Tegra 4 mobile processor, the SlateBook x2 enables people to access the TegraZone app and experience Tegra 4-optimized games. The 10.1-inch HD diagonal touchscreen display delivers crisp lines, sharp images and precision color while reducing glare. The SlateBook x2 also includes up to 64 GB of storage and DTS Sound+ Solution for accessing and enjoying photos, music and videos.
The HP Slate21 All-in-One allows people to magnify their AndroidTM world at home with a big Full HD(2) touch screen and is ideal for family activities, providing easy access to entertainment and productivity features, plus fun AndroidTM apps.
Offering a large 21.5-inch Full HD(2) diagonal reclining IPS touchscreen with wide-viewing angles, movie nights just got better as friends and family can easily gather around for a shared entertainment experience.
With dual-band technology, people can stream music or movies and browse the web(1) at the same time, and built-in DTS Sound technology offers a rich concert-like experience. It comes pre-installed with an HP TrueVision HD Webcam and Wireless Direct (3) which enables users to share videos, photos and data between devices without the need for a network connection, and multi-user support with the latest AndroidTM OS Jelly Bean 4.2. Additionally, it offers speed and performance with a powerful Tegra 4 quad-core NVIDIA processor, as well as an intuitive optical touchscreen with true pinch and zoom functionality.
Pricing & Availability
- HP Slate7 – From RM499, available now;
- HP Slatebook x2 – From RM1,499, available now
- HP Slate21 All-in-One – From RM1,099, available September 2013
- Internet access required and not included.
- High-definition content is required for high-definition images.
- An app or driver may be required to use HP wireless direct. Details are available at hpconnected.com. Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from the printer.