While not being able to gain much success in the smartphone/phablet category, HP has shifted its focus to the tablet arena in the last few months. Consequently, HP has announced a new tablet on the company's official website. Listed as HP Pro Tablet 408 G1, the new tablet looks to be powered by Windows 8.1.
The Redmond-based tech giant Microsoft's decision to offer Windows with Bing (WWB) for free on devices with a display less than 9-inch could be a boost for affordable business tablets.
HP Pro Tablet 408 - Key Specifications
Running on Windows 8.1 Pro platform, the tablet has dual stereo speakers also a HP Pro Tablet 408 Active Pen which is optional. An active pen also lets you hover the pen over the screen to move a cursor without tapping, which can come in handy when you're using software that supports mouse hovering actions.
The Redmond-based tech giant Microsoft's decision to offer Windows with Bing (WWB) for free on devices with a display less than 9-inch could be a boost for affordable business tablets. Coming back to the HP Pro Tablet 408 G1, it will be assembled by Foxconn.
HP Pro Tablet 408 sports a 8-inch IPS touchscreen display with 10-point multi-touch with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The slate also comes powered by 1.33GHz Intel Atom Z3736F Bay Trail processor alongside 2GB RAM. It is said to come in two variant 32GB/64GB of built-in memory, with an expandable storage of 128GB via microSDXC card.
Pro tablet features 8MP rear-camera with auto-focus and LED flash, 2MP fixed-focus front snapper on board. On the connectivity support, it has 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro HDMI output, WiDi wireless display support and it is powered by 4800mAh battery.
With no official announcement in the market about the availability and pricing, considering the tablet passed FCC, we are expecting more details in upcoming days.
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