HP Slate 7
Helett-Packard made news this week by introducing not only its first Android tablet, but an aggressively priced one at that. The HP Slate 7, a new 7-inch Android tablet, starts at $169. Running Android Jelly Bean 4.1 operating system, the tablet packs a dual-core 1.6GHz chip based on ARM's Cortex-A9 architecture with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage, plus microSD support for expandable storage. The Slate 7 also has a stainless steel frame and packs a 3-megapixel camera on the back and a VGA camera on the front. The HP Slate 7 will be available in the U.S. starting in April.