A number of customers who bought this tablets agreed that it was well made. Bruce mentioned in his HP Slate 7 review three years ago “Build quality is really good and looks much more expensive than it costs” and scored this tablets 5 stars. Old Timer said in their review of this tablets on Amazon “CONSTRUCTIONThe Slate 7 HD feels well made, solid enough in the hand that you don't think you're holding something fragile”. R. Kanda said two years ago “The units themselves are well built and have a 'nice feel' to them” but even so only gave the product a score of 20 out of 100.
Two people mentioned in their reviews that this tablets was strong and durable. Three years ago V3.co.uk wrote in their review of this tablets “The HP Slate 7 is a durable 7inch tablet, includes an expandable storage option”. Gadgets.ndtv.com wrote “Dual SIM, big, bright IPS display, viewing angle stable, sturdy and precise workmanship, microSD slot, battery runtime” in their review of this tablets however despite that gave it a score of 3 stars.
One person said in their reviews that the HP Slate 7 was easy to damage or scratch. Two years ago Jwn Win wrote in their HP Slate 7 review “I am not a tech person, I bought this to replace a broken iPad.I am really impressed so far! It is just fractionally slower than my ipad” and scored the product 99 out of 100.