HP 8 1401 Tablet with 7.85 Inch Display at $169.99

HP has launched a budget Android tablet dubbed as dubbed HP 8 1401. The tablet is available on HP’s US store for a price tag of $169.99 (~ 10,400 INR). The budget Android tablet packs decent hardware to compete in the budget tablet segment along with the HP branding and all the perks that come along side.

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The tablet features a 7.85 inch 1024×768 IPS LCD display powered by quad-core Allwinner A31s chipset ticking at unspecified clock frequency. Chipset also houses 1 GB RAM and 16 GB in built storage extendable to 32 GB using MicroSD support.

The imaging hardware is not a priority considering the form factor and Hp hasn’t surely treated it as one either. The rear side features a 2 MP fixed focus shooter and at the front you get a VGA snapper for basic video calling.

The software is Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The battery capacity is 3800 mAh and according to HP this will last for 7 hours of usage. There is no word on the global availability yet. HP is taking Indian market seriously as is evident from launch of Slate 6 and Slate 7. We expect this to reach Indian shores sooner or later.

Key Specs

Model HP 8 1401 Tablet
Display 7.85 Inch, 1024×768
Processor Quad Core
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable
OS Android 4.2.2
Camera 2 MP/ VGA
Battery 3800 mAh
Price $169.99