Since the launch of Slate 7 (in 2013), HP has produced a large number of low-end Android tablet, which has always managed to sell quite well.
Nevertheless, it seems that the company wants to change course, because cheap devices are not a profitable market. According to reports from the company Chairman, David Coughlin, HP could soon point to the area of “business mobility”, namely high-end tablet addressed to professionals (and presumably with Windows 10). For this reason, low-cost tablet with Android could soon disappear from the market, leaving room to devices that are positioned on the same price range of iPad.
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According to data from Canalys, combining PC and tablet, HP is currently the third largest producer in the world, behind Lenovo and Apple, but sales are falling. We’ll see if HP will actually just at the high end and whether this strategy will yield the desired results.