HP 8 1401 with 7.85 inch display and quad core processor announced for $170

With the trend moving from 7 inch tablets towards slightly larger 8 inch devices, HP has quietly announced the HP 8 1401, which is the company’s affordable offering.


The HP 8 1401, which is said to be a budget range tablet, has a 7.85 inch IPS display with resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. The device is designed with slightly big bezels and is available in silver colour with a metallic finish. The tablet is powered by a quad core Allwinner chip along with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. To add to this, HP is offering 25 GB of free cloud storage.

The HP 8 1401 is equipped with a rear facing 2 MP camera and a front facing VGA camera. The device runs on the Android Jelly Bean OS. The tablet packs in a 3800 mAh battery which the company claims would last for 7 hours on a single charge. The HP 8 1401 is priced at $169.99, which is comparatively on the lower side in the tablet market.

HP 8 1401 specs:

  • 7.85 inch display
  • 1024 x 768 pixels resolution
  • Quad core Allwinner A31 processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory
  • 2 MP primary camera
  • 0.3 MP front facing camera
  • Google Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean
  • 3800 mAh battery