HP announces HP Slate 6 phablet and Slate 7 VoiceTab tablet in India

HP Slate 6 phablet and Slate 7 VoiceTab tabletWe had reported about the possibility of HP releasing low cost smartphones for the emerging markets. HP had done just that by announcing 2 devices in India, one a 6 inch phablet named HP Slate 6 and the other a 7 inch tablet named HP Slate 7 VoiceTab.

HP Slate 6 is a 6 inch phablet with 1280 x 720 IPS display and a 5 mega pixel rear camera & 2 mega pixel front camera. The device is really thin with just 9mm thickness. Now HP Slate 7 VoiceTab is a more like a small tablet with a 7-inch 1280 x 800 IPS display. This device also features a 5 mega pixel primary camera and a 2 mega pixel front camera. Another noteworthy feature is both come with  front facing stereo speakers. The devices will run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of the box.HP Slate 6 phablet and Slate 7 VoiceTab tablet 2

HP hasn’t revealed their pricing strategy for these devices for now. Also these devices are heading to India at first and then may come to the other markets. We’re not sure now.