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HP Pro Slate 12

We have collected and analyzed 12 expert reviews and 33 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 72/100 and users rate it 89/100. The average review date is Mar 19, 2015. We have compared these reviews to 707704 reviews from other Tablet Computers. The alaScore™ for this product is 89/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 17, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of HP Pro Slate 12 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Comments about the durability and price are on the whole positive. The usability and screen also get good reviews. The GPS navigation and portability get negative opinions.

performance, screen, usability, price, durability

portability, GPS navigation

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Juan Martinez (

HP Pro Slate 12 review


Has HP crafted the ideal tablet for notes and illustration?

Gorgeous design ; Battery life ; Perfectly digitizes ink-to-paper markings

Low-res screen ; Weak processing power ; Awful note-taking app

The HP Pro Slate 12 is ideal for a niche user, but you're probably better off purchasing a sharper, punchier tablet, like the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2.

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : James Archer (

HP Pro Slate 12 review


Great apps and digitisation tech make for an excellent productivity tool

Decent performance, digital transcribing works surprisingly well, pen/stylus included, long battery life

Reflective screen

The HP Pro Slate 12 is a worthy productivity tool for most businesses, with great apps and reliable digitisation tech, even if the Duet Pen can't quite handle the ruled lines of certain design work and it's running a slightly outdated processor and...

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : Bennett Ring (

Review: HP Pro Slate 12 Tablet


A t first glance this appears to be a rather overpriced Android tablet, albeit of a rather high quality. However, the inclusion of a strange device that looks like a pen and microphone bred to create a mutant pencil reveals the magic that makes this...

"... if you’re an old school note taker who vastly prefers writing on paper with a pen, instead of writing directly onto the screen with a stylus, then this could be just the device you’re looking for."

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Digit Tablets (

HP Pro Slate 12


HP Pro Slate 12 is an Android based tablet with a large 12.3-inch display. It weighs 850 grams and is just 8 mm thick. It comes with an HP Duet pen that can be paired wirelessly with the tablet and has a removable actual ink tip that can write on paper...

Jun, 2015

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HP Pro Slate 12 review


Powerful and innovative, the HP Pro Slate 12 makes a confident entry into the productivity tablet market with the ability to turn handwritten, ink-on-paper notes into on-screen text.

Decent performance, digital transcribing works surprisingly well, pen/stylus included, long battery life

Reflective screen, older version of Android

Product Specifications


Audio system:DTS Sound+
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes


Battery Capacity:37
Battery capacity (Watt hours):37
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Auto focus: Yes
Built-in camera:
Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Rear camera:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Video recording: Yes


Color of product:Black, Silver / Grey / Silver
Device type:Full-size tablet
Fingerprint reader: No
Form Factor:Slate
Product color:Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes


Aspect Ratio:4:3
Display Diagonal:12 / 12.3
Display Resolution:1600 x 1200
Display Technology:
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:10
Power auto-sensing: Yes




Internal memory:2
Internal memory type:LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2
Memory clock speed:800


E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes


3G:No / Yes
3G standards:HSPA+
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 LE
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Docking connector: No
Full HD: No
Intel Virtualization Technology: No
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):N
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included: Yes
Keyboard supplied: No
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS): No
Barometer: Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS (satellite):N
Gyroscope: Yes
Position location:N
Proximity sensor: Yes

Phone Features

Video call: Yes
Voice call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack:No / Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone out:Y
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):N
SmartCard slot: No


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:10
Power auto-sensing:Y


Processor cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:2.3
Processor model:800

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: No
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® RealSense Technology:N
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N


Bundled software:Google Mobile Services & Applications\nHP TouchPoint Manager\nHP Duet Pen ready\nHP Notes\nCorel Painter Mobile\nKingsoft Office\nEvernote\nSkype\nHP Print Services\nAvast Mobile Security
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.4 / 5.0


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC
Internal storage capacity:32
Maximum memory card size:32
Storage media:Flash

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.315 / 7.99
Height:8.74 / 9
Width:11.8 / 12