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HP Slate 7 Remove phone

Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Market Status: Released
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Apple iPad mini Remove phone

Posted: 23 Oct 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, U.S. Cellular
Design
Device typeTabletTabletTablet
Phone functionality  Yes
OSAndroid (4.1)iOS (6.1, 6)Android (4.1, 4.0.3) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UI
Dimensions7.76 x 4.57 x 0.42 inches (197 x 116 x 10.7 mm)7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm)7.63 x 4.82 x 0.41 inches (193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm)
Weight13.05 oz (370 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
11.01 oz (312 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
12.13 oz (344 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
Body material Aluminium 
Display
Physical size7.0 inches7.9 inches7.0 inches
Resolution1024 x 600 pixels1024 x 768 pixels1024 x 600 pixels
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

170 ppi162 ppi170 ppi
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

LCDIPS LCDSuper PLS LCD
Colors 16 777 21616 777 216
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor, Oleophobic coatingLight sensor, Proximity sensor
Camera
Camera3 megapixels5 megapixels3 megapixels
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

 F2.4 
Features Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Geo taggingSmile detection, Exposure compensation, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Effects
CamcorderYes1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
Features Digital image stabilization 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA1.2 megapixels0.3 megapixels VGA
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

 Apple A5 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual core, 1000 MHz
Graphics processorYesPowerVR SGX543MP2Yes
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM512 MB RAM1024 MB RAM
Built-in storage8 GB64 GB32 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB
Battery
Capacity  4000 mAh
Not user replaceable YesYes
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats AudioAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback
SpeakersStereo speakersStereo speakersEarpiece, Stereo speakers
YouTube playerYes Yes
Internet browsing
Browser Safari 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
Technology
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE 700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz 
Data LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS
nano-SIM Yes 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

 A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningA-GPS, Glonass
Navigation  Yes
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR4.03.0
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 b, g, n
USBUSB 2.0YesUSB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBProprietaryProprietary
FeaturesMass storage deviceUSB chargingMass storage device
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync
Other features
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent modeHaptic feedback, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Availability
Officially announced24 Feb 201323 Oct 201213 Feb 2012
Shopping information
Accessories Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter 
MSRP price$ 170$ 659 

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