Global PC market leader Hewlett-Packard has announced a $169 tablet at this year's Mobile World Congress with the Slate 7.
The tablet is powered by a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor and has a 1024 x 600 pixels 7-inch screen, 8 GB of internal storage, as well as a microSD slot for expansion of up to 32 GB.
Running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the Slate 7 offers Beats Audio for improved sound and weighs 13 ounces. A rear 3.15-megapixel camera is included, as is a front-facing VGA snapper. A non-removable battery offers up to five hours of usage.
HP's Slate 7 tablet is currently scheduled for release during April 2013.