HP Slate 12
Just like the smartphone market, the tablet market is also congested and live with dominant gadgets that could deliver transferability, long lastingness and appealing design. The best available enterprise tablet comes from Dell family namely Dell Venue 11 Pro 7140. It is available at a price of $699. The device also features 1.55 pound weight and with a screen size of 11 inches. This gadget has got an immense battery capacity, which would keep it alive for nearly 9 hours on single charging.
Next best available gadget comes from Samsung family with the name of Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro with a price of $545 and with a screen size of 12 inches. This device is powered by Quad Core processor with a processing speed of 1.9GHz. Suppose, if you don’t want to use these kinds of enterprise gadgets, then there is iPad Air which will cost you $499 and Microsoft Surface Pro 3, with a tag of $799. But if you want a tablet with some special features that no other gadgets possess, then you may have HP Pro Slate 12 which will cost you $569. Now let us have look into the specialties of this gadget.
The special feature accompanied with HP pro Slate 12 is the Duet Pen. It can convert the pen-to-paper writings and your art into digital copies. This facility is also available in HP Pro Slate 8 also. The Duet Pen is made of ultrasonic microphones which can track the movements, when you write over in a piece of paper and convert them into digital files. This is a real time process. You may notice that the digital image is being formed at the same time when you make it on the paper. Also you may be admired to see that the digital image is simply the ditto of what you made on the paper in physical from. This specialized pen comes along with the device.
Physical Designing and Display
The gadget is packed in an elegant case made of silver and black bezel. The speakers are being placed at the top as well as in the bottom edges of the device. The body measures to be 11.82*8.74*0.31 inches with a weight of just 850 grams. The display is powered by IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with the support of 16 Multi colours. The screen is as wide as 12 inches which covers nearly 70% of total body. The screen resolution comes to be 1200*1600 pixels with 163 PPI. The protection for the screen is made with Corning Concore Glass.
Hardware and Software Features
The device is powered by the chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, ensuring better performance and durability when compared to other similar products. The Central Processing Unit is features by Quad Core processing with a speed of 2.3GHz. HP Pro Slate 12 runs on Android Platform of v4.4.4 KitKat. The device is supported by an in-built internal memory of 32GB, which can be expanded upto 32GB with the help of external memory card. Again the gadget has been provided with a RAM of 2GB. With the help of these company promises its customers that HP Pro Slate 12 is designed to satisfy need of its users.
Camera and other Features
The primary camera is featured with a lens having 8MP power. It has got a picture resolution of 3264*2448 pixels with an autofocus feature. Certain additional features include the addition of Geo Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection and HDR. This cam can be used to shoot videos with a quality of 1080 pixels@30fps. The front cam has got a lens having the power of 2MP. This can be conveniently used for having face to face video conference if necessary.
Certain other features supported by the gadget include Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass and Barometer. The messaging over the device is supported by SMS, MMS, Email, Pushmail and IM. It has got the support of players which support MP4, H.264 formats of videos and MP3, WAV, eAAC formats of music files. Other features include an option to edit photo as well as video. The device also has applications which enable Document Viewing.
Connectivity and Communication Features
The device is designed to connect with network using Nano-Sim. In addition to this it has got WiFi connectivity with a bandwidth of 802.11a/b/g/n/ac. The Bluetooth is enabled with v4.0 A2DP and LE. The device is GPS enabled with A-GPS. It also has got NFC connectivity but devoid of radio access. The gadget has got a USB port with microUSB v2.0 featured as SlimPort.
The processor the device is swift and functions without any lag. As a result the applications are opened without any delay. This thing functions well, even when the media is viewed with the help of WiFi. The problem comes when the notes is taken while you are standing or on your lap. If the device has to perfectly digitize what you are noting down, then you have to make the notes by placing it either on a table or on a desk. This won’t function well on slanted surfaces. The designing is much better and attractive. The speakers of the device are well placed on both the bottom as well on the top. Also the screen of the device is surrounded with a ¾ inch sized blaze on four sides.
The screen of the device may cause light bleed. So if you want to watch something during daylight, then you may get disappointed. The display works excellent when there is darkness in the room without even a ray of light. The Duet Pen is incredibly excellent with an Ink tip as well as with a digital tip.
Summary of Features
|Display||IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen Display12.3 inches Screen Size with 1200*1600 pixel resolution Protected by Corning Concore Glass|
|Android OS||Android v4.4.4 KitKat|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 with Quad Core featuring 2.3GHz|
|Storage||Inbuilt – 32GBExpandable – 32GB|
|Camera||Primary – 8MP with 3264*2448 pixelSecondary – 2MP with 1080 pixels|
|Battery||Non Removable Li-Po BatteryUpto 10 Hours|
- Huge screen size
- Duet Pen with real-time digitalization
- Network support with Nano-SIM
- Excellent designing and make
- Light to carry
- Huge battery capacity
- Light Bleeds
- Few external ports and connectors
- Duet Pen cannot be used in slanted positions