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HP Pro Slate 8

Specifications

HP Pro Slate 8
HP Pro Slate 8 (Pro Slate Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
, 800MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM
Display
7.9 inch 4:3, 2048 x 1536 pixel, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, Gorilla Glass 4, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 11.23 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo audio jack, Card Reader: microSD max. 32 GB, Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, light sensor, proximity sensor, NFC, Miracast
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.99 x 207 x 136.9 ( = 0.31 x 8.15 x 5.39 in)
Battery
21 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Camera
Webcam: 2.0 megapixels (front), 8.0 megapixels, AF (rear)
Additional features
Speakers: front-sided stereo speakers, DTS Sound+, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, charger, charging cable, HPTouchPointManager; HPNotes; Corel Painter Mobile; Kingsoft Office; Evernote; Skype; HPPrintServices; AvastMobileSecurity, ARMTrustZone; TrustZone-based KeyStore; 256-bit hardware accelerator; SecureBoot; FIPS140-2 certified for Data-at-Rest (DAR) and VPN encryption
Weight
350 g ( = 12.35 oz / 0.77 pounds), Power Supply: 87 g ( = 3.07 oz / 0.19 pounds)
Price
600 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 73.4% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 63%, features: 50%, display: 88% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 89%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the HP Pro Slate 8

87% HP Pro Slate 8 Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
Professional Slate. HP launches its Pro Slate 8 tablet for business customers. It has a high-resolution screen and security features alongside a stylus. But is it worth the demanded 600 Euros (~$668)?
HP Pro Slate 8
Source: Hot Hardware English
We expected a bit more from HP's tablet given its 469 price tag. You can find other tablets that are faster for less, or one that's bigger and more powerful for around the same price. That said, HP's tablet will let you game a bit without throwing up the white flag. It's clearly not targeted as a gaming tablet, but that's pretty obvious from its enterprise-focused features and its accessory pen.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/03/2016
60% HP Pro Slate 8
Source: Laptop Mag English
If you really like the idea of capturing strokes that you write on real paper, the HP Pro Slate 8 is worth considering, but $449 is a lot to spend on an 8-inch Android tablet. For $100 less, the Dell Venue 8 7000 has a sharper and more colorful screen, a more attractive design, faster performance and better cameras, along with some of its own IT management options.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/16/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% HP Pro Slate 8
Source: Laptop Mag English
If you really like the idea of capturing strokes that you write on real paper, the HP Pro Slate 8 is worth considering, but $449 is a lot to spend on an 8-inch Android tablet. For $100 less, the Dell Venue 8 7000 has a sharper and more colorful screen, a more attractive design, faster performance and better cameras, along with some of its own IT management options.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/16/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% HP Pro Slate 8 review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The HP is good in many areas, but it can't compete with its biggest rivals when it comes to battery life, performance, screen quality and business features. Its all-round strength certainly makes it a contender, but the Dell and Apple offerings are better.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/03/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 70% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
80% HP Pro Slate 8
Source: It Pro English
The HP Pro Slate 8 is a very good Android mini tablet. Although its stylus-related features aren’t quite good enough to justify its price premium over the superb Apple iPad Mini 2, it’s still an excellent choice - especially if you need to deploy in-house apps that take advantage of Android’s relative flexibility over iOS.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/11/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Tablet mit Eingabestift
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/16/2015
HP Pro Slate 8: Взять На Вооружение
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good performance; good battery life; good connectivity; good main camera; reliable and practical casing. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/29/2015

Comment

Model: The HP Pro Slate 8 is not just your typical tablet as it boasts functionality that enhances business usage. The device is placed under durability tests and implements data protection through the HP Touchpoint Manager, which provides business-class hardware security. The HP Pro Slate 8 comes with a 4:3 aspect ratio; delivering a more natural reading position. Outward appearance is kept classy with a black bezel around the screen, curved edges and a simplistic grey rear cover. The device comes with a high-fidelity HP Duet Pen further expanding the handwritten feature.

There is a 7.9 inch FHD QXGA display panel protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Colors and clarity are top notch even in bright environments. Image capture on the HP Pro Slate 8 comes in the form of an 8 MP rear-facing camera and a 2 MP FHD front-facing shooter. The 350 g tablet is also equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz, 2 GB LPDDR3-1600 SDRAM and either 16 GB or 32GB internal storage. Other capabilities include microSD support, ZIF connector with pogo pins, microUSB 2.0, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC. Battery life on the HP Pro Slate 8 is excellent with up to 13 hours of run time provided by the 21 Wh Li-Ion Polymer cell.

Qualcomm Adreno 330: Integrated graphics card in some Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs, supports OpenGL ES 3.0 Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
800 MSM8974:

High-end ARM SoC with 4 CPU cores up to 2.3 GHz and an Adreno 330 GPU up to 450 MHz. Based on Qualcomm's Krait 400 architecture and is manufactured in a 28nm HPM process.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
7.9":

This display size is a threshold between tablets and smartphones. Most tablets have larger screen diagonals but a lot of smartphones offer such a big screen.

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.
0.35 kg:

This weight is somewhat high for a smartphone. Smartphones with a big screen and small tablets weigh as much, usually.


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).


73.4%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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Stefan Hinum, 2015-06-19 (Update: 2015-06-19)