Report: HP to launch new, cheap phablets

Report: HP to launch new, cheap phablets
Multiple reports are claiming that HP is looking to get back into the the smartphone business, aiming new devices at emerging markets.

Supposedly the new 6-inch phablets will sell off-contract for less than $250, which would certainly be a stretch as even the best value 5-inch smartphones now sell for $350 off-contract.

There have been rumors for months of HP itching to get into smartphones (after a failed attempt with Palm), and CEO Meg Whitman even noted that new devices were not expected for 2013 but could be a reality in 2014.

Moving into consumer mobile devices earlier this year, HP already released Android and Windows 8 tablets as well as their Slate 7 tablet.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 25 Dec 2013 13:39
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  • Jemborg

    I'll keep an eye out.

    Its a lot easier being righteous than right.

    26.12.2013 01:24 #1

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