HP overhauls tablet line-up with Slate 7 Plus leading the festive charge

Loads of slates on the slate

Christmas is coming and dollar signs are spinning into HP execs eyes as the company unveils its new tablet line-up.

First up is the HP Slate 7 Plus, a souped-up version of the existing Android-flavoured Slate 7. It comes with a new silver chassis, Nvidia chipset and a 7-inch HD screen.

The HP Slate 7 Extreme is a rebadged Nvidia Tegra Note, the stylus-toting tablet announced yesterday by the chipmaker.

Late slates

The HP Slate 8 Pro is a higher-spec edition, with a bigger 8-inch display and Nvidia Tegra 4 processor.

Next up is the HP Slate 7 HD and Slate 10 HD which offer Beats Audio, HD displays and dual-cameras.

Bringing up the rear is the HP Omni 10, a Windows 8.1 devices that runs an Intel Atom Z3000 processor and features Windows 8.1, 9 hours of battery life and comes with a price tag of £349 in the UK (around $560).

If you're excited by any of these options, you can pick them all up from November 2013.

The HP Slate 7 Plus and Slate 8 Pro are yet to be priced up, but the HP Slate 7 HD can be yours for £169 ($270) , while the HP Slate 10 HD UK pricing is set at £249 (about $400).

The HP Slate 7 Extreme should go on sale for around $199 / £179 when it launches in October.


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