PC maker HP India has expanded its PC computing offering by introducing 6 and 7 inch tablets, the Slate Voice, along with four other new mobile devices, which was launched by Bollywood heartthrob and brand ambassador Deepika Padukone.
The 6-inch VoiceTab will be priced at Rs 22,990 and the 7-inch Slate 7 will be priced at Rs 16,990. The phablets are set to be available in stores, starting this week for the 6-inch phablet and next week for the 7-incher.
“India is a unique market. There is a huge population of young people who are demanding and aware of the latest technology. They want fast performance, long battery life and multi-tasking, all of which are addressed by these new devices,” HP India VP and GM (Printing and Personal Systems) Rajiv Srivastava said.
The tablets are being launched only in India at the moment, he added.
The phablets are both powered by a 1.2GHz Quad-core Marvell PX processors and feature 1GB DDR2 RAM. Both the devices will feature dual-SIM capabilities and come with an internal storage capacity of 16GB. HP has also promised 25GB worth of cloud storage space for both, the Slate 6 and Slate 7.
As far as the imaging capabilities of both phablets go, the Slate 7 and Slate 7 feature 5MP auto-focus rear cameras as well as 2MP front facing ones. Both phones also come with multipoint capacitive touch and HD IPS displays. The Slate 6 is set to be available in black while the Slate 7 will come in a white shade.
The phones will both run a dated Android version 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. It also has its e-print feature for print on the go.