HP Slate 7 Voice Tab Ultra, Slate 8 Plus and Slate 10 could actually be made by Huawei, which is an interesting choice, seeing how the Chinese company has its own pretty good products in the same segment. There’s no official confirmation regarding this ODM status of Huawei’s.


The folks of Mobilegeeks went in depth with this story and tried to figure out if it’s real or not. The result of the investigation is mind blowing: HP Slate 7 VoiceTab Ultra is the MediaPad X1, the Slate 8 Plus is the MediaPad M1 and the Slate 10 Plus is the MediaPad 10 Link+. One of the ways to figure out which is which is for example the visual resemblance between HP Slate 7 VoiceTab Ultra and the Huawei MediaPad X1.


They also have identical specs, including a 7 inch IPS display with a 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution. Both models rely on the Kirin 910 Hisilicon CPU, a quad core Cortex A9 1.6 GHz chip and 2 GB of RAM. Even the 13 MP camera is the same. Same goes for HP Slate 8 Plus and the Slate 10 Plus, who share the specs of the Huawei models mentioned above.

In the end these are all theories and till one of the companies confirms the cooperation it’s all rumors.