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HP Slate 2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the usability and touch screen are generally positive. The camera and build quality also get good reviews. There are mixed reviews on the connectivity and battery, and some have doubts about the features and storage.

portability, build quality, camera, touch screen, usability

responsiveness, screen, value for money, storage, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the HP Slate 2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 19 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Slate 2

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of HP Slate 2 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Tablet Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

responsiveness

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP LG725EA#ABU Slate 2 (8.9 inch) Tablet PC Atom (Z670) 1.5GHz 2GB 32GB SSM W...HP Slate 2 LG725EA Intel ® 1500 MHz 32 GB 2048 MB Flash Hard Drive GMA 600

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Review HP Slate 2 Wi-Fi + 3G Tablet

 

A test of patience. With the Slate 2, the manufacture HP targets

Good manufacturing; Passive cooling; Fast SSD; x86 Platform; Integrated UMTS; Diverse security features

Quite bulky and heavy; Very low performance abilities; Dark display with TN panel; High generation of heat; Windows 7 for tablet use only recommendable in limited circumstances

With comparable equipment, but somewhat larger 10-inch displays, the Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 and the Dell Latitude ST compete for the favor of the business shoppers. Other Windows tablets like the Acer Iconia W500 aim more for the private sector.

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HP Slate 2 vs. Samsung Series 7 Slate

 

Companies that need Windows-7-based tablets have two very different choices in these new devices

Good performance, bright screen, reasonable battery life

Expensive, heavy for a tablet, dock wobbles slightly

These are two very different tablets. The HP Slate 2 is lightweight and a good traveler, but it has barely enough processor power and memory to handle Windows, and the 8.9-in. display can feel cramped.

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HP Slate 2

 

The HP Slate 2 is an ideal tablet for business purposes. Though it may lack entertainment features, this device provides multitasking capabilities, a fast operating system and processor. If you want a device aimed toward perfecting the details, take a...

This tablet features a front VGA camera and rear 3MP camera

No entertainment features are available on this device

This tablet is geared toward business oriented tasks.

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HP Slate 2

 

HP's Slate 2 is a neat and compact 8.9in. Windows 7 tablet, although it's short of CPU muscle and has limited internal storage capacity. We'd prefer mobile broadband as standard rather than optional, while battery life could be better.

Compact, with robust build quality ; Touchscreen navigation via finger or optional stylus ; Optional docking stand

Limited internal storage ; Mobile broadband is optional rather than standard ; Battery life could be better ; Processor is underpowered for some tasks ; No Ethernet port on tablet or optional docking stand ; No keyboard dock

The 8.9in. HP Slate 2 is neat and compact Windows 7 tablet that's available with a high-quality stylus and a docking stand. Organisations running bespoke Windows applications whose focus is data capture or mobile use should consider the Slate 2, so...

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HP Slate 2 review

 

With the iPad well established in businesses and Android tablets such as the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime offering a solid and workable keyboard dock, you might wonder whether the good old Windows-based tablet has any traction at all for modern...

Small and portable, runs fullWindows applications, dock offers additional ports including HDMI, solid build

Short on internal memory, no Ethernet connectivity, Atom processor is a little sluggish

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...

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HP Slate 2

 

by MisterTickle TRUSTWORTHY The HP Slate 2 is a very unique tablet. I find that this tablet is different compared to the other ones I have seen. I guess the operating system and the built offers some different features rather than the ones I am used to...

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HP Slate 2

 

Smaller than it looks in photos and a great deal of the memory is already used up straight out of the box. The touch screen is slow to respond and resolution could be improved. Still way better than an iPad however.

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G:3G / No
Embedded UMTS:No / Yes
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Single Card Reader
TV Output: No
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
True Resolution:WSVGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: Yes
RAM Type:DDR SD
Type:Tablet

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GMA 600

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:SM35
Processor:ATOM
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:Z670
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