HP tries again with the Slate 7 Android tablet
HP’s first mobile tablet was the ill-fated WebOS-based TouchPad, introduced in 2011 and killed by the company about a month later.
The newest attempt is the Slate 7, a tablet with a 7-inch screen, Android 4.1 (Jellybean), and a dual-core processor based on the ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, clocked at 1.6 GHz. Other details: 1024-by-600 pixel resolution, 13 ounces in weight, stainless-steel frame with soft black paint in gray or red on the back, 8GB of storage, SD card slot, 3-megapixel rear-facing camera and a VGA camera on the front. Ships in April in the U.S.; starting price of $169.