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HP launches Slate 6 Voice Tab 2, Stream 8 tablets

The Slate 6 Voice Tab 2 is the second-generation model of the product. It costs Rs.15,990.

Just as the buzz around CES is settling down, HP has launched a number of new products in India. It has launched the Pavilion Mini Desktop, Slate 6 Voice Tab 2, Stream 8 tablet and Stream 11 notebook. The company had shown these products at CES last week.  

The Pavilion Mini Desktop was showcased earlier at CES and now it makes its way to India for Rs.26,990. It has an Intel Core i3 dual-core processor clocked at 1.90GHz, 4GB RAM, and a 500GB hard drive. It does not include a monitor or a keyboard or mouse.

The Slate 6 Voice Tab 2 is the second-generation model of the product. It costs Rs.15,990. It features a 6-inch screen with a 720p IPS display, a quad-core Marvell processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 16GB of internal memory, stereo speakers, and a 3,000mAh battery. The product has an 8-megapixel camera on the back and a 2-megapixel camera on the front. It runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

The Stream 11 notebook costs Rs.19,990. It has an 11.6-inch display with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels. It has an Intel Celeron processor (N2840) clocked at 2.16GHz, which works in tandem with 2GB RAM and 32GB of eMMC storage. It supports memory expansion via a microSD card slot. In fact, it has a plethora of connectivity options which include HDMI 1.4 port, 1 USB 3.0 port, 1 USB 2.0 port and  SIM card slot for 3G connectivity. The device uses a 3-cell lithium ion battery. The product comes pre-loaded with Windows 8.1 and gives users a year's subscription for Microsoft Office 365 and OneDrive cloud storage.

The Stream 8 is a Windows 8.1 enabled tablet. It costs Rs.16,990 and has a 8-inch reinforced with tempered glass. An Intel Atom quad-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz (BayTrail-T Z3735G). It has 1GB RAM, a microSD card slot, a 5-megapixel rear camera, and a 2-megapixel front camera. There is a 4,000mAh battery. For the Stream 8, HP will also sell a magnetic keyboard attachment separately.

"Overall demand for innovative and mobility devices is increasing in India and consumers are looking for devices that can be used for both work and play," said Ketan Patel, director, computing category at HP India. "By introducing this new range of mobile computing devices, HP is looking to blend technology seamlessly into the lifestyle of the new age consumer by catering to their diverse demands around flexibility, performance and style."