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HP Slate 2 Wi-Fi + 3G

Specifications

HP Slate 2 Wi-Fi + 3G
HP Slate 2 Wi-Fi + 3G
Processor
Intel Atom Z670 1.5 GHz
Graphics adapter
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 600, Core: 400 MHz, 8.14.6.3071
Memory
2048 MB 
, DDR2-800, permanently soldered
Display
8.9 inch 16:9, 1024x600 pixel, CMO N089L6-L03, LED backlight, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel SM35
Storage
Samsung MZMPA064HMDR, 64 GB 
, SSD, 64 Gigabyte
Soundcard
Intel Moorestown Audio Controller
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: Headphone/microphone output (combined in 3.5 mm jack)
Networking
Atheros AR6003 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi Adapter (a/b/g/n), HP un2430 EV-DO/HSPA Mobile Broadband
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15 x 234 x 150 ( = 0.59 x 9.21 x 5.91 in)
Battery
30 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 2 cells, permanently installed
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 3.0 Megapixel
Additional features
Docking station, 30 watt power supply, DVD driver, Windows storage volume, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
690 g ( = 24.34 oz / 1.52 pounds), Power Supply: 150 g ( = 5.29 oz / 0.33 pounds)
Price
750 Euro

 

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 38%, features: 55%, display: 60% mobility: 95%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 53%, emissions: 91%

Reviews for the HP Slate 2 Wi-Fi + 3G

80% Review HP Slate 2 Wi-Fi + 3G Tablet | Notebookcheck
A test of patience. With the Slate 2, the manufacture HP targets business customers who even in the realm of tablets are forced to stick with Windows. These people have to reach deep in their pockets and still be content with a slow Atom Processor. Can the extensive list of features compensate for that?
60% HP Slate 2 review
Source: V3.co.uk English
The HP Slate 2 is a solidly built 8.9in Windows tablet responsive to both touch and stylus input. Business customers may be drawn by its small size and portability, plus support for full Windows applications. Modest specifications mean it won't suit everybody. Pros: Small and portable, runs fullWindows applications, dock offers additional ports including HDMI, solid build Cons: Short on internal memory, no Ethernet connectivity, Atom processor is a little sluggish.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/24/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 600: Integrated (onboard) graphics chip in the Atom Z600 series CPUs with a licensed PowerVR SGX core. DirectX 10.1 support but because of only 4 shaders not suited for 3D games. The integrated video decoder accelerates the playback of HD videos (MPEG2, VC-1, AVC).

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).


Z670: Slow single core processor for tablet pcs that includes the GMA 600 graphics card (with video decoding features) and a DDR2-800 memory controller (max 2 GB).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


8.9":

This display diagonal is quite small for tablets.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.69 kg:

This weight is typical for small tablets.


HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. 

Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.

 

In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).


70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2012-03- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)