Several customers who reviewed this tablet reckoned that it was well made. R. Kanda mentioned on Amazon “The units themselves are well built and have a 'nice feel' to them” in their HP Slate 7 review. W. Ellingford wrote on Amazon “If you are looking for a good, well made, reliable Tab, look no further! So far the HP has worked flawlessly” in their review of this tablet. Three years ago expert review site Computershopper.com mentioned in their HP Slate 7 review “HP’s first Android tablet is a well-built, strong-performing 7-incher that's a decent value for first-time buyers or as a second slate for tablet veterans”.
Several people who purchased the product mentioned that it was strong and durable. V3.co.uk wrote in their HP Slate 7 review “The HP Slate 7 is a durable 7inch tablet, includes an expandable storage option” but in spite of that they scored this tablet 3 stars. Gadgets.ndtv.com mentioned in their review of the HP Slate 7 “Dual SIM, big, bright IPS display, viewing angle stable, sturdy and precise workmanship, microSD slot, battery runtime” however they gave it a score of 3 stars.
One HP Slate 7 owner thought the HP Slate 7 was reliable.