HP Pro 8 ‘Made for India’ Tablet with Voice

HP Pro 8 Tablet with Voice launched on Tuesday with the price of 19,374. HP Pro 8 is specially made for digital transformation of government services. This ‘Made for India’ tablet would help monitor subsidy distribution through Aadhaar authentication and deliver other benefits related to government schemes.

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These devices are exclusively made for India. Fit for outdoor condition, the devices have 15 hours of battery life for field workers and are dust and water resistant. The 4G-enabled devices with strong battery ensure connectivity even in remote areas

Managing Director of HP Inc India, Sumeer Chandra told IANS.

Quick Specs

  • 8″ diagonal IPS HD Display (1280 x 800)
  • MediaTek MTK MT8735 Processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage, Expandable upto 64GB with microSD Card
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
HP Pro 8 ‘Made for India’ Tablet with Voice
HP Pro 8 ‘Made for India’ Tablet with Voice

The company says the tablet is aimed at ensuring efficient delivery of subsidised food products under the Public Distribution System (PDS), comprehensive monitoring of various healthcare initiatives and several other flagship programmes run by the central and state governments. The HP Pro 8 tablet range comes with customisable features that will allow the delivery of services, including financial inclusion and benefit schemes.

Chandra told IANS,

We have won a few big deals from state governments for delivering tens of thousands of such devices. These tablets are not just being sold purely as devices but as end-to end solutions. We will provide the devices and get partners bring their software and solutions into it

The device can house pre-loaded apps to support various functionalities. It was designed by HP’s Digital India Unit with specific inputs from public and private sector customers. The features include:

  1. Sunlight readable screen for outdoor usage
  2. Iris and fingerprint scanner for Aadhaar-based authentication
  3. Thermal printer and magnetic-strip reader for financial transactions
  4. Bar code scanner for inventory management

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Chandra added,

As a long-standing partner in India’s digital journey, we take this opportunity to provide solutions that can solve real life problems

HP Pro 8 Tablet Specifications

Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Processor MediaTek MTK MT8735
Storage 16GB Internal Storage, Expandable upto 64GB with microSD Card
Battery 6000mAh
Display 8 inches diagonal IPS HD Air bonding, 10-point multitouch-enabled (1280 x 800)
Colors Black
Rear Camera 5MP
Front Camera 2MP
Dimentions 128 x 210.7 x 11.9 mm
Weight 488 g
Location GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
Sensors Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Networks 4G/LTE
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