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The portable HP Slate 7 HD (pictures)

HP's 7-inch Slate 7 HD Android tablet has Beats Audio and expandable memory.

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The HP Slate 7 HD

HP's latest 7-inch tablet in the Slate line has a 1,280x800-pixel resolution IPS display.

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Android Jelly Bean

The HP Slate 7 HD is running Android 4.2.2. The tablet ships with a free 200MB-per-month data plan that lasts for two years, courtesy of T-Mobile, so you can browse the Internet away from Wi-Fi.

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Textured back

The tablet's textured back cover looks like perforated leather. It's a similar texture found on the original Nexus 7. Like other new tablets in HP's Slate lineup, the Slate 7 HD has Beats Audio sound technology.

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Back camera

On the back of the Slate 7 is a camera, power button, volume rocker, and expansion ports.

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Ports

The bottom of the tablet has a Micro-USB port for charging, a headphone jack, and the speaker grills.

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microSD

Pop open the small cover on the back of the tablet to get to the SIM card and microSD slots. The Slate 7 HD comes with either 16GB or 32GB of internal storage.
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Add-on stand

HP built a stand for the Slate 7 HD tablet that's sold separately.

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