Best Tablet Under 100 April 2015 HP STREAM 7

HP Stream 7

This tablet is a little different than the ones we have reviewed in the past as it is the first one that runs full windows. This is a big advantage over the standard android tablets due to its ability to run full windows apps instead of being limited to just mobile friendly apps.

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The screen runs an average quality 1280×800 which falls short of some of the more luxurious full 1080p tablets we’ve looked at. But there has to be a trade-off somewhere to achieve a sub $100 price tag AND Microsoft Windows. However the screen has a nice bright back-light and can be viewed from just about any angle.

What really surprises me about this tablet is the quad core processor. It’s likely the reason the tablet is a bit heavier than some, but it preforms GREAT. It runs a 1.8 GHz Intel Atom and most applications run without a hitch.

It supports every file type that a standard windows computer would so no conversion is needed when you decide to watch a movie or view a photo gallery.

Microsoft also includes a full year of their Office products and a large 1TB of online storage with their cloud drive.

Pros

  • Under $100
  • 1.8GHZ Dual Core Processor (FAST)
  • 32GB Storage Space
  • 5-point Multi-touch HD Screen
  • Bluetooth AND WiFi
  • Runs FULL Windows, not Windows RT
  • Microsoft Office included

Cons

  • HEAVY: 0.8 pounds
  • Screen isn’t full HD
  • Screen is not made of Gorilla glass
  • A few of our chargers would not work with this tablet. Most do though.

Full Specs

  • Tablet Name: HP Stream 7
  • Screen Size: 7″
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 x 800
  • Processor: 1.8 GHz Intel Atom Quad Core
  • Ram: 1 GB DDR3L SDRAM
  • Wifi: b/g/n
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Dimensions: 0.39 x 4.25 x 7.34 inches
  • Colors: Black

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