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A look at HP's first 8-inch Android tablet (pictures)

The HP Slate 8 Pro is a new edition to HP's Slate tablet line, with a bigger screen and more storage.

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The HP Slate 8 Pro

HP's Slate 8 Pro is one of the newest tablets in the Slate line. It's running Android 4.2 and has, you guessed it, an 8-inch screen. With a 1,200x1,600-pixel screen, the Slate 8 Pro has the highest-resolution screen of any 8-inch tablet.
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Plastic back cover

On the back, there's an 8-megapixel camera. Inside, the Slate 8 packs an Nvidia Tegra 4 CPU and 2GB of RAM.

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A slender tablet

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Expandable memory

Depending on the model you choose, the Slate 8 comes with 16GB or 32GB of internal storage. There's a microSD card slot so you can also add extra memory.

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Ports

There's a Micro-USB port to charge the HP Slate 8 pro and a Micro-HDMI for video out. The tablet's red speaker grills are a nod to the Beats Audio technology used in the Slate 8 to give audio quality a boost.

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Tablet stand

There's an optional stand, built by HP, that you can purchase with the Slate 8 Pro to prop it up to watch videos.

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