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HP Slate 500

HP Slate 500
alaScore 81

8 reviews

Aug, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of HP Slate 500. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. The portability and touch screen get critical views.

touch screen, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP Slate 500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of HP Slate 500 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on

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Aug, 2020

Expert review by : Wendy Sheehan Donnell (

HP Slate 500


Despite inevitable comparisons, HP's first tablet isn't really an Apple iPad competitor at all. With Windows 7 Professional and other business-friendly features, it's aimed straight at the corporate set.

Well designed. Two cameras. Bundled with useful accessories including a carrying case and a dock/stand with additional USB ports and HDMI out. Since its a Windows-based device, you can install most PC software. Supports Flash.

Lacks touch-screen customization. Windows elements aren't always finger-friendly, so the bundled digital pen or a connected keyboard/mouse are a must for heavy-duty productivity.

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Nov, 2010

Expert review by : Byron Dowell (

HP Slate 500 User Review


As a tablet PC user since the launch of Windows XP Tablet PC Edition in November 2002, I've longed for a lightweight, portable and thin slate device that essentially functions as a digital notepad computer, and this is what I believe HP has delivered...

Wonderful inking experience ; Native Windows application support ; Good number of connections and ports ; Strong video playback capabilities

Doesn't support a lot of touch optimized software ; Low battery life compared to ARM based slates ; Expensive compared to consumer slates ; Poor viewing angles in primary landscape mode

If one doesn't need or desire active pen based digital ink in a slate computer, then the HP Slate 500 probably isn't the best choice for that person. The 500's first best destiny is to be a digital inkpad. Because of its form factor, weight, dimensions...

Dec, 2010

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When I originally started to look for a tablet pc my main concern was that it could run windows. The software I use at work will only work with windows 7 professional. after receiving this tablet i am sure i made the right decision.After having this...

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Natalie said my tabs would be delivered before Christmas and they ended up simply cancelling my order without notification/explanation.

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