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HP Slate 8
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HP Slate 8 Cortex-A7 1GHz 16GB 7.85" Tablet

Cortex-A7 1GHz Android 16GB Feb 2014
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It's got responsiveness that delivers entertainment where you want it. Sleek and smart with technology you can trust, the HP 8 is big on performance, slim in style, and small on price. Quad-core... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP tablet computers have an average rating of 75%, which is in the top 54% of all tablet computer manufacturers that we have analysed.

Quite Large Internal Storage Capacity

The Slate 8 has one of the larger internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) amongst A31S processor tablets of this age. A31S processor tablets that came out more than two years ago have internal storage capacity of between 8GB and 16GB.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The Slate 8 has more built-in speakers than most of the tablets that are a similar age to the Slate 8. Most of the tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Slate 8 only have one built-in speaker, however this HP tablet has two built-in speakers.

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Fairly Long Maximum Battery Life

The average maximum battery life of tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the Slate 8 is 57h. The HP Slate 8 has one of the longer maximum battery life (18 hours) amongst similar spec tablets of this age.

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1024 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This tablet computer has a 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution, which is the most frequently found display resolution on tablets of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Narrow

The HP Slate 8 is quite narrow (only 136.3 millimeters) compared to most of the other A31S processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the Slate 8. The average width of A31S processor tablets that were released more than two years ago is 190mm.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 315 grams, the Slate 8 is fairly light compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for more than two years. Across all the A31S processor tablets that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 240g to 570g, and the average weight is 410g.

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Very Thin

With a thickness of only 7.95 millimeters, the Slate 8 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst A31S processor tablets of this age. The thinnest thickness of tablets that are a similar age to the Slate 8 is 7.5mm and the thickest is 170mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

The Slate 8 is not 3G compatible. Most of the other A31S processor tablets that were released more than two years ago are also not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

Like most of the other tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Slate 8, the HP Slate 8 is not 4G compatible.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Slate 8 is 0.25MB and the largest is 4MB. At only 1 megabyte, the Slate 8 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1 gigahertz, the HP Slate 8 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other A31S processor tablets that are a comparable age to the Slate 8. The slowest processor clock speed of tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Slate 8 is 1GHz and the fastest is 1.5GHz.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Slate 8

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer has been on the market for over two years.

Four Processor Cores

The Slate 8 has four processor cores. That's average compared to the other 18 A31S processor tablets that are a similar age to the Slate 8 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 2 megapixels, the Slate 8 has a relatively typical rear camera resolution compared to most of the other A31S processor tablets that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

The Slate 8 has a fairly typical screen size (7.85 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.

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Expert Reviews

5 September 2014

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 1401sn, hp k7x61, hp k7x61a, hp p232342, hp k7x61aa, hp k7x61aaa, hp p232342p, hp k7x61aaab, hp k7x61aa35, visipax k4m17, hp k7x61aaabu, hp k7x61aa35a, visipax k4m17u, hp k7x61aa35ab, visipax k4m17ut, hp k7x61aa35abu, visipax prk4m17, visipax prk4m17u, visipax k4m17uta, visipax k4m17utab, visipax prk4m17ut, visipax k4m17utaba, visipax prk4m17uta, visipax prk4m17utab, hewlettpackard k7x61, visipax prk4m17utaba, hewlettpackard k7x61a, hewlettpackard k7x61aa
Barcodes 00779184110224, 00888182645314, 00888182645345, 00888182649169, 00888182649183, 00888182649206, 00888182649237, 00888182747643, 06953040917613

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Apple iPad Air vs HP Slate 8

Apple iPad Air vs HP Slate 8
Apple iPad Air
A7 16GB 9.7"
HP Slate 8
Cortex-A7 1GHz 16GB 7.85"
£ 322.00 £209.99
Higher Front Camera Resolution
3MP Higher Rear Camera Resolution
Faster Processor Clock Speed
Thinner
Only Two Processor Cores
80% Shorter Maximum Battery Life

Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) vs HP Slate 8

Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) vs HP Slate 8
Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)
A7 1.3GHz 16GB 7.9" 4G 3G
HP Slate 8
Cortex-A7 1GHz 16GB 7.85"
£ 209.95 £209.99
Significantly Higher Front Camera Resolution
Higher Rear Camera Resolution
Faster Processor Clock Speed
A Little Thinner
Two Less Processor Cores
Vastly Smaller Internal Memory

Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) vs HP Slate 8

Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen) vs HP Slate 8
Apple iPad Mini (2nd gen)
A7 1.3GHz 32GB 7.9" 4G 3G
HP Slate 8
Cortex-A7 1GHz 16GB 7.85"
£ 339.00 £209.99
Vastly Higher Front Camera Resolution
Higher Rear Camera Resolution
16GB Larger Internal Storage Capacity
0.3GHz Faster Processor Clock Speed
Two Less Processor Cores
8h Shorter Maximum Battery Life
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