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HP Slate 7 Series

HP Slate 7 VoiceTab UltraProcessor: , Kirin 925, RK3066, Marvell Technology Group PXA986
Graphics Adapter: , unknown, ARM Mali-400 MP4, ARM Mali-T628 MP6
Display: 7.0 inch
Weight: 0.24kg, 0.295kg, 0.37kg, 0.43kg
Price: 150, 200 euro
Average Score: 67% - average
Average of 10 scores (from 16 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 61%, features: 57%, display: 81%
mobility: 86%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 71%, emissions: 93%

 

HP Slate 7

Specifications

HP Slate 7Notebook: HP Slate 7
Processor: RK3066
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP4
Display: 7.0 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels
Weight: 0.37kg
Price: 150 euro
Links: HP homepage
 Slate 7 (Model)

Average Score: 61.67% - poor
Average of 6 scores (from 11 reviews)

 

84% Review HP Slate 7 Tablet | Notebookcheck
Affordable entertainer. HP's seven-inch Slate 7 tablet brags to be an able companion for all multimedia situations and is partly available for far below 150 Euros (~$195) despite this versatility claim. We took the manufacturer at its word and tested the Slate 7's capabilities in our test course.
50% HP Slate 7 review
Source: PC Pro English
Given the attractive hardware and the low price, we'll admit that HP's Slate 7 had us excited. Unfortunately, HP has had to cut too many corners to whittle the price down. With rival devices putting in a far more competent all-round performance, we'd advise you to look elsewhere.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/06/2013
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 67% performance: 50% features: 50% workmanship: 50%
HP Slate 7 Review
Source: Slashgear English
In the end, the HP Slate 7 is just an OK tablet, and it would be a good option for casual users who don’t need the greatest device, but want something just to play around on. It’s low $169 price tag is definitely something to keep in mind, but we’d really just recommend saving up only $30 more to buy the Nexus 7. It comes with all-around better performance, a better-looking display, and the latest version of Jelly Bean. If the price of the Slate 7 was lowered to around $149, we’d maybe consider it ($99 would be a deal), but the Nexus 7’s extremely-attractive $199 price tag is just simply hard to beat at this point.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/15/2013
70% HP Slate 7
Source: PC Mag English
HP has a laudable effort in the Slate 7, but it just doesn't really offer many reasons to choose it over a tablet like the Nexus 7. There are a few key areas where the Slate 7 just isn't up to snuff—namely the lower resolution screen and modest battery life. At $170, it's more affordable than the Nexus 7 and offers competitive performance, but I'd take the sharper screen, stellar battery life, and timely updates direct from Google any day. Unless a rear-facing camera and a microSD card slot are must have features, I'd spend the extra $30 and grab the Nexus 7.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/12/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% HP Slate 7 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
We like some aspects of the HP Slate 7, but we'd like the tablet a lot more if it cost less. On the plus side, this $169 device has a premium design, long battery life, a microSD Card expansion and Beats Audio. The Slate 7 also performs fairly well with its dual-core processor.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/10/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
Review: HP Slate 7 Android tablet
Source: Reg Hardware English
For all its good looks, the HP Slate 7 does seem a bit of a mixed bag. The Beats Audio treatment is impressive with both music and movies, but the tablet itself is not too happy with HD content. The 3Mp camera on the back is a bonus and OK for snaps but with video it's terrible. Given its weight you might expect something more than a 13.4Whr battery too although, luckily, you're not stuck with just 8GB of storage – the redeeming feature here is its micro SD slot. So there are pros and cons aplenty, but with 16GB 7in HD tablets around for the same price, the HP Slate 7 is not exactly an easy sell.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/04/2013
60% HP Slate 7 review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Summing up, the Slate 7 is on paper a good move by HP, showing that the firm is willing to move on from its Windows roots and truly enter the mobile race. Sadly its opening foray into Android is a slightly clumsy one, with the firm choosing to cut too many corners to keep the Slate 7's price down. Doing so, HP has loaded the Slate 7 with a low-powered processor and blurry display that make it hard to appreciate its positive points. For that reason while are excited to see what the company does next with Android. For the moment, we'd recommend tablet buyers on a budget shell out the extra £40 and get a Nexus 7.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/23/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
HP Slate 7 hands-on review
Source: PC Advisor English
More entry-level tablets are good for the market. HP’s Slate 7 is a long way from being amazing, but if it’s priced well it’s nothing but good news for the consumer as it offers something a little different and is pretty good looking too in our opinion.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/27/2013
70% Recensione HP Slate 7
Source: Techno Zoom Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/10/2013
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 70% mobility: 75% workmanship: 80%
Recensione Hp Slate 7
Source: Notebook Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Robust body; attractive design; excellent performance; bright display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/28/2013
60% Slate 7 : HP mise gros sur le prix et peu sur les performances
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/21/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
TEST HP Slate 7: la petite tablette sans prétention
Source: Tekit French FR→EN
Positive: Good design. Negative: Low resolution of the screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/01/2013

 

HP Slate 7 Plus 1301

Specifications

HP Slate 7 Plus 1301Notebook: HP Slate 7 Plus 1301
Processor:
Graphics Adapter:
Display: 7.0 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels
Weight: 0.295kg
Links: HP homepage

Average Score: 73% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

HP 7 Plus 1301
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; long battery life; good viewing angles of the IPS display. Negative: Poor camera.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/18/2014
73% HP Slate 7 Plus: per tutte le tasche
Source: Webnews.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/09/2014
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 75% performance: 70% features: 70% workmanship: 75%

 

HP Slate 7 HD

Specifications

HP Slate 7 HDNotebook: HP Slate 7 HD
Processor: Marvell Technology Group PXA986
Graphics Adapter: unknown
Display: 7.0 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 0.43kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: HP homepage
 Slate 7 HD (Model)

Average Score: 71.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

70% HP Slate 7 HD review The low cost of the Slate 7 HD doesn't help it overcome its flaws
Source: Techradar English
In all, the HP Slate 7 HD is a bit of a mixed tablet. The inclusion of free data will undoubtedly prove a massive draw in this data-oriented world, and it is something that's really hard to ignore, especially if you spend a lot of time on the morning commute. Unfortunately, that's about where the praise stops for the Slate 7 HD, as it struggles to compete with even some of the cheapest tablets of the market. Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3, Amazon's Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX, even Tesco's Hudl, all prove that you can get a lot of bang for your buck.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/14/2014
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 90% performance: 60% features: 60% workmanship: 60%
73% HP Slate 7 HD: tablet 3G ma economico
Source: Webnews.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/28/2014
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 75% performance: 80% features: 70% workmanship: 75%

 

HP Slate 7 VoiceTab Ultra

Specifications

HP Slate 7 VoiceTab UltraNotebook: HP Slate 7 VoiceTab Ultra
Processor: Kirin 925
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-T628 MP6
Display: 7.0 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 0.24kg
Links: HP homepage

 

HP Slate 7 VoiceTab Ultra
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Stylish design; high quality display; good performance; good cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/03/2014

 

Comment

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

ARM Mali-400 MP4: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 4 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.

unknown:

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Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

ARM Mali-T628 MP6: OpenGL ES 3.0 capable graphics card for smartphones and tablets (e.g. included in the Exynos 5420 and 5422 with 6 cores).

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


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RK3066: Cheap dual core SoC with two ARM Cortex A9 cores (including NEON extensions) and a ARM Mali 400MP4 GPU.

PXA986: Cortex-A9 based dual-core SoC with integrated WCDMA and HSDPA radio.

Kirin 925: ARM-based octa-core SoC with four Cortex-A15 cores, four Cortex-A7 cores and an ARM Mali-T628 MP6 GPU. Offers an integrated LTE modem.


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


0.24 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.

0.43 kg:

This is pretty heavy for a smartphone. Usually, small tablets weigh as much.


67%: 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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Mali-T628 MP6, Exynos 5420 Octa, 10.5", 0.47 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-03-22 (Update: 2014-03-22)