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HP Slate 2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the touch screen and camera. The reliability and durability are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive views about the storage and connectivity, and there are some mixed opinions about the battery and usability.

portability, durability, reliability, camera, touch screen

features, screen, price, connectivity, storage

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 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 27 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.

portability

screen, features

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 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...

Good manufacturing, Passive cooling, Fast SSD, x86 Platform, Integrated UMTS, Diverse security features, The quality fits, the furnishing is good - here the Slate 2 separates itself from the cheaper competition

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, Performance, performance, performance - nothing interferes with everyday...

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HP Slate 2 Review

 

Summary: 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

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HP Slate 2

 

HP Slate 2 is a Windows 7 running tablet with an 8.9-inch 1024x768 pixels touchscreen, Wi-Fi connectivity, 1.5GHz Intel processor, 2GB of DDR2 RAM, 64GB of built-in storage, 3-megapixel camera on the back, front-facing VGA camera and a memory card slot.

Verizon 4G LTE network is incredibly fast, 32GB microSD card included, Integrated kickstand works in portrait and landscape

Battery life is among the worst we�ve ever seen, No 4G LTE power toggle option, Kickstand in landscape orientation blocks microUSB port

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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

Convertible: No
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
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen:2-Point Touch
True Resolution:WSVGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: Yes
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Professional
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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