HP Stream 7 tablet deal available from Microsoft Store; $79 includes free Office 365 and $25 gift card

HP Stream 7 tablet deal available from Microsoft Store; $79 includes free Office 365 and $25 gift card
The cheapest Windows tablet ever sold, the HP Stream 7, is available now from the online Microsoft Store for the ridiculously low price of $79. Not only is that a $20 savings from the original launch price of $99, buyers of the tablet also receive some nice extras. Purchase the tablet from Microsoft and you'll receive a free one-year subscription to Microsoft Office 365, which normally costs $69.99. This brings you the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and more. You also receive 1TB of OneDrive cloud based storage and 60 minutes of free Skype calls each month.

The tablet features a 7-inch screen with resolution of 800 x 1280 and is powered by the quad-core Intel Atom Z3735G processor. 1GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB of native storage. A microSD slot is available for those needing additional memory. There is a 2MP camera on back and a front-facing .3MP shooter. A 3000mAh battery provides up to 8 hours of power (according to Microsoft).

And wait, there is more. Those who purchase the tablet from Microsoft will also receive a $25 Windows Store gift card. This should allow you to fill up your tablet with plenty of games and paid apps. If you're looking for a capable tablet at a low price, you might want to click on the sourcelink now to take advantage of this deal.


source: MicrosoftStore via MicrosoftNews, WMPoweruser

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19 Comments

1. wildhammer

Posts: 56; Member since: Mar 16, 2014

Austin evans said its a fine device...i might as well as go for this

14. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

I don't think you would be disappointed, I am not, perfect inexpensive purchase for the kiddos and even me.

2. Phooey506

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 24, 2014

The stream runs full W8.1. This is a great deal.

13. hurrycanger

Posts: 1756; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

And since this version has minimal bloatware, it holds performance well. A lot of people complain about sucking bad performance on the regular version of this tab (or they will highly recommend you to find a way to remove the bloats). For this version at this price, heck yeah. I would definitely get one if I didn't have my current tablet and a compact Windows laptop.

3. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

If it had 2 GB of RAM i would consider it............. but 1? lol?

10. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Runs just fine, bought 3 and even with the kids having 8+ apps open going in and out of games, it simply breezes along.

4. WallStreet

Posts: 256; Member since: Sep 21, 2014

On the MS site I didn't find a word about 3G connectivity. Does it mean it only has Wi-Fi?

5. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3098; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

What exactly do you expect out of a tablet running FULL Windows 8.1 for $80?

8. blingblingthing

Posts: 897; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

True. I've seen netbooks costing more and doing less.

6. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

It has WiFi, so you can connect to a Hotspot, like a phone or "Mi-Fi'..

7. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

That battery...

11. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Lasts about 6-8hrs depending on use. Upon delivery of tablet, it went through 3 user setups, host of downloads that took a long while to install, and playing for about 2hrs before I had to charge it the first time. Considering my kids are limited to 4hrs total a day in use via family safety, it is more than I will need.

15. Hobbes

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 16, 2015

Hey there EliteWolverine, I have q a question about this tablet that will decide on whether or not I buy this tablet. So my question is, can this tablet playback 4k YouTube video? I would mainly use this device as a media device, and I wanted to know if it would hold me up for a couple of years, or if I would need to buy a new one in a year or so. Thanks!!

16. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Well that is certainly an interesting question. While the screen does not have it, i didnt have a problem doing so. Right now watching the Panasonic 4k Video test on youtube with the 4k selected. Once my conection caught up (was playing a game, watching netflix and 2 tablets on my web), it didnt have an issue playing it back.

17. Hobbes

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 16, 2015

Thanks a lot man!! You've assauged some worries I've had about the longevity of it! Sorry to ask another thing, but after reading this I heard that s lot of head phones have really bad static from the headphone jack, do you hear this as well? I'm sorry to ask again, it's just important for if this is a media device.

18. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Mine didn't exhibit this. When nothing was on, there was some normal headset static but it was so faint I had to turn everything off in the room to hear it. Once music or YouTube trailers played it was good sailing.

19. Hobbes

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 16, 2015

Thanks a ton man!! Really were able to put my fears to the side!

9. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

$79 is really between cheap and not cheap. 1GB ram and 3000mAh battery kill the deal for me.

12. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Honestly its not bad, my kids get a good 6-8hrs of unmonitored usage, I say that cause right now the tabs are family safety limited to 4hrs total a day. The 1gb of ram hasn't screwed with it, so far for what it does, it has typed 3 reports, played games like dragon and cars and host of other games that ages 3-12 will play.

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