HP makes the switch to Android, annouces the Slate 7 powered by Android 4.1

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HP, undoubtedly one of the largest PC oem has made a strategic move today by revealing its latest tablet device. It surprisingly doesn’t run WebOS as it would be the case few years back.

The HP Slate 7 is a 7-inch tablet running a stock-like version of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. While still committed to Windows, HP said it wants to offer its customers more choice, including access to the Google experience, and the Slate 7 is the company’s effort to do so in another form factor. The Slate 7 is a midrange tablet which features standard specifications, a SoC with 1.6GHz dual core Cortex-A9 processor of unknown breed (yet) is ticking under the hood accompanied by 1GB of RAM & 8GB of internal storage.

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