HP 8 1401 Android tablet hits US carrying an affordable price tag

US consumers looking for an affordable tablet proposition can turn their eyes towards the HP 8 1401 which has just been launched in the country, affixed with a price tag of $170. This new 7.85-inch slate comes equipped with quad core processing prowess, and can be bought now through the company’s official shopping site.

The HP 8 1401 runs the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, and is essentially a rebranded version of the Compaq 8 slab that was launched by the company in China last year. Dressed in a pure white shade, the HP 8 1401 offers a multitouch IPS display garnering a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels on its 7.85-inch estate.

HP 8 1401 Front

It runs on a quad core Allwinner A31s processor, and features 1GB worth of RAM. Additionally, 16GB of storage memory also forms part of its offerings, and there’s even an expansion slot. This Wi-Fi-enabled tablet kicks in a 0.3MP front camera and a 2MP main snapper, while its powering duties are handled by a 3800mAh Lithium polymer battery which provides up to 7 hours of juice.

The HP 8 1401 can be purchased from here at $169.99. 25GB worth of free Box storage is offered along with the deal as well.

HP 8 1401 Rear

Here’s a quick glance at its main specs:

– Display: 7.85-inch IPS (1024 x 768)
– OS: Android 4.2.2, Jelly Bean
– Processor: Allwinner Quad-Core A31s
– Memory: 1GB RAM, 16GB storage
– Camera: 2MP main, 0.3MP front
– Battery: 3800mAh
– Dimensions: 200.3mm x 136.3mm x 7.95mm
– Weight: 312 grams
– Connectivity: Wi-Fi