HP Expands Its Line of Tegra 4-Powered Devices

by Matt Wuebbling

The latest in a steady stream of Tegra 4-powered devices launched today, as HP and NVIDIA rolled out further evidence of our leadership in Android computing.

Fresh out this morning, the HP Slate8 Pro and HP Slate7 Extreme provide great performance and outstanding battery life, thanks to their NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor. They follow hard on the heels of HP’s news this summer of its first two other Tegra 4 devices — the HP SlateBook x2 hybrid that features a 10.1-inch 1080p full HD screen, and the HP Slate21 All-In-One with a 1920 by 1080p display.

Together, these announcements demonstrate our partnership and product collaboration — based on the common goal of delivering a wide range of Android devices at different sizes, prices and configurations.

HP Slate8 Pro
The HP Slate8 Pro offers the highest resolution available on a tablet of its size.

Tegra 4’s a perfect base to build on. With it, you can expect lightning-fast web browsing. And extreme gaming, the kind you’d find on a console — plus access to NVIDIA TegraZone, which is loaded with games optimized for the Tegra 4. And an incredibly responsive experience using a stylus, based on our DirectStylus technology.

The new HP tablets also offer up advanced camera features. Among these: groundbreaking high-dynamic range capabilities, which let you snap balanced pics, even in areas of sharp contrast between light and dark.

What conjures up all this magic is the Tegra 4 processor, which bristles with a 72-core NVIDIA GeForce GPU and quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 CPU.

Tegra 4 is also outfitted with a fifth battery-saver CPU core, a clever bit of architecture that shines at everyday functions like email, social updates, watching movies and playing music, while sipping little power. Meanwhile, the four main CPU cores progressively power on only as needed for demanding tasks, like gaming.

HP Slate7 Extreme
HP Slate7 Extreme includes 7-inch HD screen, 16GB of storage, NVIDIA DirectStylus technology and rich, deep audio.

Featuring a brilliant 8-inch HD display, 4:3 aspect ratio and vibrant color and sparkling picture quality, the HP Slate8 Pro delivers the highest resolution available on a tablet of its size. It also includes Kingsoft Office, HP File Manager, HP ePrint and HP Connected Photo for producing and managing content.

The HP Slate7 Extreme has a 7-inch HD screen; 16GB of storage; integrated, precision-built NVIDIA DirectStylus technology for handwritten notes; and rich, deep audio from front-facing stereo speakers with a bass reflex port.

For more details on the HP Slate7 Extreme and the HP Slate8 Pro, check out HP’s TheNextBench.com.