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HP Slate 500 Tablet PC

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 reviews of HP Slate 500 Tablet PC. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen. The usability also gets good feedback, but there are some less positive comments about the touch screen and battery. There are some mixed views about the design.

price, usability, screen

performance, battery, touch screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Slate 500 Tablet PC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 user reviews of HP Slate 500 Tablet PC from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on People are impressed by the usability, but many are critical about the performance.



71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Slate 500 8.9" BlackHP Slate 500 8.9" Black

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: wubayou (

HP Slate 500 Tablet is Now Available


The Slate 500's release does come after the ever-present iPad. The iPad, however, is seen as more of a consumer-based tablet, despite it being used by some businesses. To rival the iPad, HP plans to release a tablet based on the WebOS mobile software...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: dhiram (

HP Slate 500 shows up on its website


It's been a while since we heard about the HP Slate. However, we've come upon something quite intriguing. And as it looks from here, this image of the HP Slate 500 Tablet surface on the HP site is a 8.9 inch one. There's the touch screen and all that...

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: N/A (

Do not buy


We bought this unit to run a windows app in our warehouse. It was a total failure. It takes at least 10 times as many clicks as an ipad takes to do the same thing.


Slow and inaccurate touch screen ; 5 second delay in orientation sensor ; 5 hour, yes 5 hour, software update process before you can use it ; Short Battery life

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Gazor (

Loving it


The feel is of high-quality. There isn't any warping of the screen or border. All of the buttons and slide switches are of good quality and your fingers would agree. Now to the noisy tapping sound yes, the pen makes a very loud tapping sound as it...

value for money, features, easy to use, Display Screen, design, Performance, craftmanship

case design

Aug, 2011