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HP ElitePad 900

alaTest has collected and analyzed 78 reviews of HP ElitePad 900. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and reliability. The portability and durability are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the image quality, while some have doubts about the size and performance.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP ElitePad 900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP ElitePad 900

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of HP ElitePad 900 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Some have doubts about the performance.

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0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Dana Wollman (engadget.com)

HP ElitePad 900 review: HP's first Windows 8 tablet for the business world

 

HP's business PCs have always been surprisingly pretty. Not that good looks are high on our list of criteria, mind you, but at the very least they make a

Gorgeous, durable design ; Bright IPS display ; Useful accessories, including a case with a spare battery

Sluggish performance ; Middling battery life ; Expensive compared to other business tablets

The ElitePad 900 is a well-made tablet with a lovely display and lots of business-friendly security features. But sluggish performance and mediocre battery life dampen our enthusiasm.

May, 2013

Expert review by : Richard Baguley (pcworld.com)

HP ElitePad 900 review: A rugged Win 8 tablet for business road warriors

 

This mil-spec tested tablet can take punishment, but its performance is held back by a slow processor and a small amount of memory.

MILSPEC 810-G tested (should withstand water splashes, dust, and the occasional drop) ; Sleek, smart design ; Comprehensive collection of selection of accessories available ; More than seven hours of battery life

Very slow performance with application software ; Maximum of 64MB of storage (32MB standard) ; No USB ports on the tablet itself (only on the dock or optional cases)

A rugged, but basic tablet offering oodles of optional accessories, but only lackluster performance.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

HP ElitePad 900 means business

 

This IT-friendly Atom tablet is expensive but flexible, thanks to its collection of accessories.

The ; is a well-built business tablet with an impressive array of add-ons and accessories.

The base tablet starts out expensive, and those docks and jacket accessories add even more to the cost. Intel's Atom performance continues to underwhelm.

If someone else is footing the bill, HP's expensive ElitePad 900 and its accessory ecosystem cover a lot of bases, but this isn't going to be a consumer crossover product.

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

HP ElitePad 900 review

 

One of the interesting things about the current crop of Windows 8 tablets is the many opportunities it gives PC makers to come up with clever accessories. For a standard laptop, there are, I suppose, bags and sleeves, but once you have that and maybe a...

The HP ElitePad 900 is a well-built business tablet with an impressive array of add-ons and accessories.

The base tablet starts out expensive, and those docks and jacket accessories add even more to the cost. Intel's Atom performance continues to underwhelm.

If someone else is footing the bill, HP's expensive ElitePad 900 and its accessory ecosystem cover a lot of bases, but this isn't going to be a consumer crossover product.

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

HP ElitePad 900

 

The HP ElitePad 900 brings Windows 8 slate tablet computing to SMB and enterprise businesses, but unless you're standardized on HP products, there are better choices out there.

16x10 aspect ratio on display. Simple design. Full size HDMI on Expansion Jacket. Enterprise ready accessories. Has NFC

No ports on tablet chassis, requires Expansion Jacket for USB, HDMI, etc. No alternate charging. MicroSD and SIM slot requires paper clip. Limited multimedia creation. Doesn't work with Wacom digitizer stylus

The HP ElitePad 900 ($799 list) is an enterprise-oriented Windows 8 slate tablet that combines the looks of a consumer-oriented tablet like the Apple iPad with enterprise friendly features that corporate users need. It's an all-day tablet with a...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : NotebookReview Staff (NotebookReview.com)

HP ElitePad 900 Productivity Jacket Review

 

The productivity jacket is a clamshell keyboard dock for the HP ElitePad 900. Does this transform a basic Windows 8 tablet into a real laptop?

Clamshell Keeps tablet in place ; Magnets provide additional display stability

Keys often stick ; Poor weight distribution ; The Productivity Jacket provides a serviceable experience, but the quality hardly justifies HP's $200 asking price.

The Productivity Jacket provides a serviceable experience, but the quality hardly justifies HP's $200 asking price.

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : ZDNet (zdnet.com)

HP ElitePad 900: Sexy but pricey tablet for the enterprise (review)

 

Summary: The tablet market may be driven by the consumer but this Windows tablet from HP is looking to get into the enterprise with unique features.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : Sandra Vogel (zdnet.com)

HP ElitePad 900 review

 

Although it's well built and delivers decent battery life, the ElitePad 900's combination of a basic Atom-based tablet and a range of optional extras is an expensive way to build a work-ready system.

Solid build quality ; Good battery life ; Thin and comfortable to hold ; Mobile broadband option

Necessary accessories add to cost ; Minimal scope for expansion without accessories ; Proprietary charging connector ; Lacklustre performance

The HP ElitePad 900's combination of a basic Atom-based tablet and a range of optional extras is an expensive way to build a work-ready system. Without the extras, it's hampered as an office device by its limited connectivity and lack of a physical...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : MobileTechReview.com (mobiletechreview.com)

HP ElitePad 900

 

Lovely design with aluminum casing, sharp IPS display, a variety of useful expansion jackets and docks make this very versatile

Expensive, not lighter than an Ultrabook when paired with the keyboard jacket. The Intel Atom Z2760 isn't the sharpest knife in the drawer. Few ports on tablet itself

The HP ElitePad 900 is a business-worthy Windows 8 tablet that a consumer could love. The jackets remind us of the grand days of the HP iPAQ and its sleeves: they make the device useful in a variety of scenarios while maintaining portability and...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Edward Love (gearburn.com)

HP Elitepad 900 review: average tablet, crazy price

 

It's difficult to make sense of HP's Elitepad 900. This 10.1” tablet runs Windows 8 and offers the portability that makes any tablet a smart buy, yet it ca

If you end up walking out the shop clutching an Elitepad 900, you’ll own a stable, functional machine. But you’ll be overlooking one simple and quite blatant reality: the 900 offers a great deal less, for a great deal more money, than Apple’s iPad.

Jun, 2013