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HP Slate 6, Slate 7 VoiceTab phablets heading to India in February

updated 10:50 am EST, Wed January 15, 2014

HP retries to gain footing in smartphone market with India launch

Hewlett Packard is slowly moving back to the smartphone market, starting with two voice-enabled tablets destined for India. The Slate 6 and the Slate 7 VoiceTab, with six-inch 1280x720 and seven-inch 1280x800 IPS displays respectively, will both run on Android 4.2 and provide typical voice calling services, as well as appearing to offer a mid-range tablet experience.

Both the Slate 6 and Slate 7 will ship with a quad-core processor, though the speed and manufacturer was not revealed to Re/code, along with 16GB of storage that can be expanded by up to 32GB via microSD. The smaller Slate 6 will measure less than nine millimeters in thickness, with the Slate 7 hitting 9.5mm, with both using a rear-mounted 5-megapixel camera with flash, a front-facing 2-megapixel version, front-facing stereo speakers, and the option for dual SIM cards with 3G connectivity.

HP Slate 6 VoiceTab
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab


Though HP itself confirms that the devices will be shipping in India this February, it does not mention if the Slate 6 and Slate 7 will make its way to other countries. According to the report, HP showed the tablet behind closed doors to retailers at CES, and apparently "generated a very positive response," suggesting it will do in the future.




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