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HP Slate8 Pro

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of HP Slate8 Pro. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the portability and durability are generally positive. The screen and battery also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the reliability, and many are less positive about the usability.

performance, battery, screen, durability, portability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP Slate8 Pro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for HP Slate8 Pro


alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of HP Slate8 Pro from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on

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This summary is based on the products: HP Slate S8-7600US 8-Inch Tablet with Beats Audio (Soft White)HP Slate S8-7600US 8-Inch Tablet with Beats Audio (Soft White)

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Android Police (

HP Slate8 Pro Review: So Close, Yet So Far


I want to love this tablet for several reasons, but for each positive quality it possesses, there's an equally as destructive flaw. The size is nigh perfect, and the 4:3 aspect ration, while initially different, is pretty fantastic. The display is...

Feb, 2014

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HP Slate 8 Pro


The HP Slate 8 Pro treads directly on iPad Mini territory with its 8-inch 4:3 aspect ratio display. When compared with the original iPad Mini, the Slate 8 Pro's IPS screen holds up rather well. It has a resolution of 1600x1200 pixels, which results in...

Fast and smooth performance, Sharp and vivid display, Excellent battery life

Poor quality front camera, Issues with touch sensitivity

Jan, 2014

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HP Slate 8 Pro


HP Slate 8 Pro an 8-inch tablet with 1600 x 1200 pixels screen. It packs NVIDIA's powerful Tegra 4 quad-core chip, 16GB of internal storage, Wi-Fi connectivity and a microSD 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

Sep, 2013

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (

HP Pro Slate 8 Android tablet with Duet Pen


This tablet comes with a dual-tipped pen that allows you to write on real paper, with results that then appear on the screen

Solid tablet with Android Lollipop

Writing on paper with Duet Pen resulted in inconsistent results for us

May, 2015

Expert review by : Xiomara Blanco (

HP Slate 8 Pro boasts highest resolution of any 8-inch tablet (hands on)


The tablet features a 4:3 aspect ratio and houses Nvidia's Tegra 4 processor.

Sep, 2013

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Best laptop on the market


graphics power speed resolution and screen quality sexy look beats audio battery life

Slips out of my hands a bit easy

Feb, 2016

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Great while it lasts


Good picture quality and resolution. Not slow either.

Its impossible to charge. I've used 7 different chargers to plug into this thing and nothing will charge it, not even the cable it came with. I guess these are the disposable cameras of the tablet era. Once its dead its dead. I bought two of these and...

Dec, 2015

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HP Slate 8 Pro 32 GB Tablet - 7.9" - Wireless LAN - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 APQ8074 2.30 GHz


Slim, well-constructed, hi-res screen, stock android (upgradeable to Lollipop), duet pen

Expensive, limited accessory options

Apr, 2015

Product Specifications


Audio system:Beats Audio / DTS Sound+
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2


Battery Capacity:21
Battery capacity (Watt hours):21
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Number of battery cells:2


Auto focus: Yes
Built-in flash:LED / Yes
Flash Type:LED
Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Rear camera:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Video recording: Yes


Color of product:Black, Silver / Black, White / White
Device type:Mini tablet
Fingerprint reader: No
Form Factor:Slate


Aspect Ratio:4:3
Display Diagonal:8
Display Resolution:1600 x 1200 / 2048 x 1536
Display Technology:IPS / LCD
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Energy Management

AC adapter power:10


Graphics:Adreno 330
Graphics adapter:Adreno 330


Internal memory:1 / 2
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:1
Memory clock speed:1600 / 800


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


3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 LE
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Intel visual technologies: No
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Keyboard supplied: No
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Barometer: Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
Google applications:Google Voice Search
GPS:No / Yes
GPS (satellite):N / Y
Gyroscope: Yes
Position location:N / Y

Ports & interfaces

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


AC adapter power:10


Processor:800 / Tegra 4
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A15
Processor cores:4 / 4+1
Processor family:NVIDIA Tegra / Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.8 / 1.9 / 2.3
Processor model:800 / Tegra 4

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel visual technologies: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
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 and Applications\nHP TouchPoint Manager\nHP Duet Pen ready\nHP Notes\nCorel Painter Mobile\nKingsoft Office\nEvernote\nSkype\nHP Print Services\nAvast Mobile Security / HP ePrint\nHP Connected Photo\nKingsoft Office\nHP File Manager\nSkype\nTegraZone\nBox
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.2 / 4.4


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:16
Maximum memory card size:32
Storage media:Flash / SSD

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.39 / 5.59 / 7.99 / 9.9
Height:0.39 / 8 / 8.66 / 9
Weight:12 / 15.9 / 16
Width:5.59 / 6 / 8.66