News Articles

Thursday, January 16, 2014

HP returns to smartphones but only in India at the moment

HP has announced its first smartphone devices since discontinuing the Palm webOS range in 2011.

One has a 6-inch screen - the HP Slate6 VoiceTab - and there’s also a HP Slate7 VoiceTab with a 7-inch screen. Both run Android 4.2 on a quad-core processor, are equipped with stereo loudspeakers and have a 5 megapixel camera on the back plus a 2 megapixel camera on the front. They’re 3G capable with a dual-SIM option and, unlike many similarly-sized tablets, are capable of voice calls. Full specifications haven't been confirmed.


Ron Coughlin, senior vice president of HP’s Consumer Personal Systems Group, said “Consumers are looking to consolidate their phones and tablets, which is propelling the voice tablet market. This is an exciting new category that represents a meaningful growth opportunity for HP. Our HP Slate VoiceTab provides consumers with a high-quality product at a great value.”

The two HP ‘phablet’ devices are expected to be available in India next month.

[HP blog]

Author: The Fonecast
Rate this article:
No rating

Leave a comment

This form collects your name, email, IP address and content so that we can keep track of the comments placed on the website. For more info check our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use where you will get more info on where, how and why we store your data.
Add comment


Twitter @TheFonecast RSS podcast feed
Find us on Facebook Subscribe free via iTunes

Archive Calendar

«March 2024»


Terms Of Use | Privacy Statement