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HP Slate 7 Tegra 4 1.9GHz 16GB 7" Tablet

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Tegra 4 1.9GHz Android 16GB Jul 2014
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19 Reasons For

Average User Reviews

On average, Slate 7 owners rated this tablet computer 77 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

Seventeen people who reviewed the HP Slate 7 reckoned that it was good value for money. Alien937 wrote in their review of the HP Slate 7 on Amazon “This review is of the HP Slate 7 HD.**) The build quality of HP's Slate 7 HD is decent for the price, with a nice glossy display”. Alien937 also wrote “The 3G Internet access built into the price makes it both great value and more attractive than similar 7-inch tablets”. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Great tablet for the price with free internet”.

Some HP Slate 7 owners said in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned “Tablet is cheap” in their HP Slate 7 review. Arj mentioned on Amazon “It's a bargain considering the access would cost £60 on 3 pay as you go” in their review of the HP Slate 7. Arj also mentioned “It's an impressive bargain if you consider the device cost minus the estimated equivalent cost through a cheap payg option is £40”.

One customer said in their reviews that the HP Slate 7 was cheap. Arj wrote in their review of this tablet “The back plastic looks at feels rubbish - HP use a much better one for their budget laptops.”.

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Good Connectivity

A number of customers said in their reviews that the HP Slate 7 was able to connect to the internet. Alien937 mentioned in their HP Slate 7 review “HP leads the way with built-in 3G Internet access”. Alien937 also mentioned “Once set up, DataPass works very well, giving you 2 years' worth of mobile Internet access - something that's highly unusual for a device of this price”. Arj wrote in their review of the HP Slate 7 on Amazon “For the price this is a good device with the big bonus of a little internet access”.

One HP Slate 7 owner who bought it concluded that it had network functionality. Elainec wrote on Amazon “Network 3 do a reasonable set up of £15 per month for 10GB” however despite that they only scored this tablet 60 out of 100.

One HP Slate 7 reviewer thought the product was wifi compatible. One customer wrote that this tablet was good in terms of USB connections. Old Timer said “With the Slate 7 HD you'll have more joy setting USB connection (swipe down from the top left corner) to Media Device”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of HP Slate 7 reviewers who purchased the product concluded that it was good quality. Luís Pereira said on Amazon “Is the tablet with the best quality / price ratio” in their review of this tablet and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Mr K a Mitchell wrote in his HP Slate 7 review on Amazon two years ago “Performs well and good quality” and scored the product 5 stars.

Easy to Use

Three HP Slate 7 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. In November last year Alice mentioned on Amazon “Free to use tablet for people on the go”. Mrs Rosemary Simpson mentioned in her review of the HP Slate 7 “It seems very easy to use, responsive using WiFi, light, good colours”. Old Timer said on Amazon “The has cutouts for the controls that put your finger in exactly the right place”.

One customer said that it was easy to setup.

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Good Picture Quality

Several customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had good colour saturation. Old Timer said on Amazon “The colours are, err, colourful”. One HP Slate 7 owner concluded that this tablet was good for watching movies. Arj wrote two years ago “The performance is more than adequate for movies, internet and a bit of casual gaming” .

Nice Design

One customer who bought it reckoned that it was a good design. Jill Saint mentioned “However on unpacking it I was pleased with the weight & design & it was just so easy to set up- even for an android novice such as myself”.

One HP Slate 7 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. Old Timer wrote “I copied Gravity to the tablet and it was visually stunning, although the script was still lousy” and gave the HP Slate 7 a rating of 5 stars.

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Robust

A few people who reviewed it said that it was well made. Elainec mentioned on Amazon “With a built in sim card”. Old Timer wrote “CONSTRUCTION The Slate 7 HD feels well made, solid enough in the hand that you don't think you're holding something fragile” in their review of the HP Slate 7.

Good Battery Life

Two HP Slate 7 owners who bought the product reckoned that it had a good battery life. Luís Pereira wrote “The battery is quite good”. Mitchelle Nunez wrote on Amazon “I like it when I first used it, after 5 days of using it the tablet just suddenly shut down I know there is still enough battery on it” but they rated it 1 stars.

Good for Games

One customer who bought this tablet reckoned that it was good playing games on. Old Timer said “I would say that keen gamers might need more grunt.” in their review of this tablet.

Good Size

One customer who reviewed it thought it was a good weight.

Good Sound Quality

One HP Slate 7 owner wrote that this tablet had good sound quality.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablet computers of a similar age and type to it.

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HP Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

On average HP Tegra 4 processor tablet computers have good ratings compared to other brands as do all tablet computers produced by HP.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of tablet computers of this type and age range from 1.6GHz to 1.9GHz. With a processor clock speed of 1.9 gigahertz, the HP Slate 7 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age.

We compared this tablet to all the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed tablet computers and we think the Transformer Pad TF701, and the Transformer Pad TF700 both from Asus or the HP Slate 8 Pro which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet computer has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on Tegra 4 processor tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

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Narrow

The Slate 7 is fairly narrow (only 199.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the Slate 7. The average width of Tegra 4 processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago is 250mm.

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Light

The Slate 7 is quite light (only 360 grams) compared to most of the other Tegra 4 processor tablet computers that came out more than two years ago. The average weight of tablet computers of this type and age is 610g, and the weights range from 0.63g to 1.2kg.

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Short

Comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the Slate 7 have heights of between 9.5mm and 220mm, and the average height is 100mm. With a height of only 9.6 millimeters, the Slate 7 is fairly short compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Slate 7.

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10 Reasons Against

Inferior Webcam

One HP Slate 7 owner said that the product was not good for making skype calls. Andrei mentioned “The fact that skype cannot make voicecalls has ruined all of it” in their review.

Not 4G Compatible

Like most of the other tablet computers that are a similar age to the Slate 7, the Slate 7 is not 4G compatible.

If you want a tablet computer that is 4G compatible then you might want to consider the Microsoft Surface 2 which is also higher rated.

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Not 3G Compatible

Like most of the other tablet computers of this age and type, the Slate 7 is not 3G compatible.

If you are looking for a tablet that is 3G compatible then you might also want to consider the Microsoft Surface 2, or the Toshiba Excite AT10LE-A-107.

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Very Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of Tegra 4 processor tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Slate 7 range from 7" to 11", and the average screen size is 9.7". With a screen size of only 7 inches, the HP Slate 7 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst Tegra 4 processor tablet computers of this age.

If you would prefer a tablet computer with a larger screen size then you might want to consider the Excite AT10LE-A-108 (10.1"), or the Excite AT10LE-A-107 (10.1") both from Toshiba or the Asus Transformer Pad TF700 (10.1") which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

At only 16 gigabytes, the Slate 7 has a fairly small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec. Across all the Tegra 4 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Slate 7 the internal storage capacity range from 16GB to 64GB.

We compared this tablet computer to all the other 16GB internal storage capacity tablets and we think the AT10LE-A-108 Excite Pro, and the Excite AT10LE-A-108 both from Toshiba or the HP Slate 8 Pro which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a larger internal storage capacity then you might want to consider the Toshiba Excite AT10LE-A-107 (32GB), or the Asus Transformer Pad TF700 (64GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution

The average rear camera resolution of tablets that were launched more than two years ago is 6.8MP, and the rear camera resolutions range from 5MP to 8MP. With a rear camera resolution of only 5 megapixels, the Slate 7 has a fairly low rear camera resolution compared to most of the other Tegra 4 processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 5MP rear camera resolution tablets currently available including because of it's better review score, the Surface 2 (£198.00), or the Surface 2 (£232.86) both from Microsoft or the Asus Transformer Pad TF701.

Tablet computers with a higher rear camera resolution that might also be worth considering include the Excite AT10LE-A-108 (8MP), or the Excite AT10LE-A-107 (8MP) both from Toshiba which is also higher rated.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The average front camera resolution of tablets of this type and age is 1.5MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 3.5MP. The Slate 7 has one of the lower front camera resolutions (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age.

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Only One Battery Cell

The Slate 7 is a one battery cell tablet computer. Most of the other Tegra 4 processor tablet computers that came out more than two years ago have one battery cell.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of tablet computers of this age and spec is 1GB, the largest is 2GB, and the average internal memory is 1.8GB. The Slate 7 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 1 gigabyte) amongst Tegra 4 processor tablet computers of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

With a maximum battery life of only 9 hours, the HP Slate 7 has a quite short maximum battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that came out more than two years ago. The average maximum battery life of tablets of this age and type is 14h.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP Slate 7

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Tegra 4 processor tablet has been on the market for over two years.

Four Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the Slate 7 is four which is average compared to the other 20 tablets of this spec and age that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4 processor core tablet computers currently available including the AT10PE-A-104 Excite, the AT10PE-A-105 Excite Write, or the AT10LE-A-108 Excite Pro all from Toshiba which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Integrated Card Reader
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LED Backlight
Display Resolution
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Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
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Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
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WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
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Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Micro HDMI Port
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GPS
GPS
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
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User Reviews

(139)
Reviewed 19 April 2014 by Old Timer

My point of reference for the HP Slate 7 HD is the Lenovo A3000 7-inch Tablet (Black) - (Quad Core 1.2GHz Processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, WLAN, BT, GPS, 2x camera, Android 4.2) I bought in... Read more…

Reviewed 27 November 2013 by Jill Saint

Wow, really impressive tablet. OK I'm not that experienced with tablets & admit that price was the main lure to buy this tablet as having one with 3G capacity was essential and the Data pass... Read more…

Reviewed 22 April 2014 by Alien937

(**NOTE: This review is of the HP Slate 7 HD.**) The build quality of HP's Slate 7 HD is decent for the price, with a nice glossy display and stereo Beats Audio speakers. The plastic on the back... Read more…

Reviewed 13 July 2014 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great tablet for the price with free internet...

Reviewed 4 June 2014 by R. P. Scott
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived within a couple of days. Easy to register for the 3G access. Works with my home wi-fi too. Downloaded Kindle for android and a few books. I plan to use for occasional internet use and the... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp e4w58, hp f4c54, hp f4c54u, hp e4w58a, hp e4w58at, hp f4c54ua, hewlettpackard f4c54, hewlettpackard f4c54u, hewlettpackard f4c54ua
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