The HP Slate Plus 7 is the operating system of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. This tablet features a powerful processor NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core will allow us to run with good flow both applications like games of this system, which is above what we usually find in this type of tablets. In addition, it also highlights its attractive gray housing or good audio system with an advanced experience when watching movies or listening to songs is achieved. We had the chance to thoroughly test this model.
The HP Slate 7 Plus features a compact design with rounded corners for easy attachment of the device. In the front of the tablet have a fairly wide black frame color. The front camera is placed in the upper right corner, so we can use this lens when placing the device in portrait position. Meanwhile, in the back has been used a sexy metallic casing with silver-gray appearance and logo of HP black embossed. The speaker is installed in the lower area of this housing.
In addition, the rear camera is placed in the upper left, a placement that will also allow us to make videos and photos with the tablet flipped. Near this goal, stuck to the corner we found the buttons up and increase the volume and the off button 7 HP Slate Plus, while the hole for headphones and card slot MicroSD and loading device placed in the area above.
The measures of Slate 7 Plus are 194.7 x 122.7 x 10.7 millimeters. This thickness is above what we usually find in a tablet of this type, and attached to a weight of 342 grams can make it heavier support equipment for longer periods of time.
In the aspect of the display, the HP Slate 7 Plus incorporates a panel of 7-inch with a resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels and up to five simultaneous pressure points. The response of the touchpad is pretty good when moving through the menus or use apps, but we have seen a greater difficulty to capture the movements of more than one finger, such as when we open the notifications panel or tablet settings. As for the pictures, good sharpness is appreciated but the contents are somewhat darker than in other more powerful computers.
The HP Slate 7 Plus incorporates an internal memory of 8 GB in EMMC format. Removing the space occupied by the preinstalled operating system and applications, the 7 Plus has 4 GB storage for apps and media files. In addition, for those users who need a larger space you can incorporate a MicroSD card up to 32 GB. To run the system the tablet of the U.S. Company uses an NVIDIA Tegra processor 3 of four cores kingdom to a RAM of 1 GB. This is a set with a power quite remarkable for a tablet of this price range, which allows us to move out with skill via the Android interface, applications and games.
Despite being a tablet of a very restrained price range, HP has wanted not forget the photographic aspect. The HP Slate 7 Plus includes a rear camera with a resolution of 5 megapixels. This is a fairly limited objective that will allow us to get out of trouble when taking photos or videos, but more likely to opt for the smartphone when performing these functions. The front also includes a camera with a resolution of 2 megapixel which we liked more.
The operating system chosen by HP version is Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. This version of the operating system Google provides a complete ecosystem of applications over one million titles in its official store, and has become the most used in the market ahead of the system tablets iPad. Besides its own apps for Google as Gmail or Hangouts, we would like to highlight several preinstalled titles appearing in this tablet. For example, we have Box, a storage platform popular online. We can access this app with a shortcut on the home screen itself.
Another is preinstalled apps HP ePrint. This tool is used to print wirelessly via the tablet via a compatible printer with the U.S. Company. In addition to photos and files on your computer, you can also directly print Web pages. We also noticed the application HP File Manager, a tool for file management has a very simple and attractive interface for working with files tablet. Finally, we would like to emphasize the usefulness of a shortcut on the main screen that will access the different tools Google installed.
In the field of connections, the HP Slate 7 Plus connection uses WiFi to connect to the network. It also features Bluetooth version 4.0 and GPS to navigate through the tool Google Maps. Moreover, the physical connections include a port MicroUSB for charging equipment and file transfer, and a slot MicroSD memory card up to 32 GB. The speaker of the back of the Slate 7 Plus allows good power and sound quality, which greatly enhances the experience of viewing movies or listening to music, and that we found one of the highlights of the team (considering that this is a team entry).