HP launches a 7.85-inch $170 tablet, the HP 8 1401


It looks like HP decided to quietlylaunch an 8-inch tablet in the US. And a budget one at that, with aprice that comes a cent short of $170. The new HP 8 1401 has a 7.85-inch IPSdisplay with a resolution of 1024x768 and runs on an Allwinnerquad-core chip, paired with 1GB RAM and 16GB of storage. It has apair of cameras as well, with the front being 0.3MP and the rear -2MP. The battery life is rated at 7 hours of usage, with batterycapacity coming in at 3800mAh. Finally, the operating system isAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.



The HP 8 1401 tablet comes with alifetime 25GB of free cloud storage in Box, and HP offers freeshipping in the US.



source: Hewlett-Packard

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3 Comments

1. vedraj

Posts: 77; Member since: Oct 04, 2013

You Could just buy the Nexus7 or the Nexus7 2013 which costs just 20$ and 60$ more than the HP ,respectively

3. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

It's freakin' $450 in my country. And that's only for the original WiFi version

2. QWIKSTRIKE

Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

With such a low resolution front and rear camera whats to like about this thing. The only people that will buy this is people without a clue. People who like HP and have no tech knowledge about product specification regarding this and competitive products. Once the consumer finds that HP is selling cheap junk they will stop buying just like they do when they buy their desktop units TOO BAD SINCE THEY HAVE A NICE BRAND NAME BUT GREEDY CEO'S TOOK THEM DOWN FOR THE ALL MIGHTY BONUS! Anyone that offers the this offer the Nexus 7 really hates their customers , and really loves HP.

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