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HP Slate 7 HD PXA986 1.2GHz 16GB 7" Tablet

PXA986 1.2GHz Android 16GB Aug 2014
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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on seven expert reviews from sites including Techradar, knowyourmobile.com, webnews.it and chip.com.tr this tablet computer has an overall expert rating of 71 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Average

This tablet computer has an average user rating of 78% based on 163 user reviews.

Good Connectivity

A few customers thought the product was able to connect to the internet. Alien937 wrote in their review of this tablet three years ago “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 said “For the price this is a good device with the big bonus of a little internet access” however despite that they scored it 2 stars.

A few HP Slate 7 HD owners who reviewed it agreed that it had network functionality. Elainec said “Network 3 do a reasonable set up of” in their review of the HP Slate 7 HD. One customer who reviewed this tablet reckoned that it was wifi compatible.

One HP Slate 7 HD owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was good in terms of USB connections. Three years ago Old Timer mentioned in their HP Slate 7 HD review “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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Reasonably Priced

A few people considered that the HP Slate 7 HD was good value for money. Three years ago Alien937 gave this tablet a score of 4 stars and mentioned 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” in their review of the HP Slate 7 HD. Alien937 also said “The 3G Internet access built into the price makes it both great value and more attractive than similar 7-inch tablets”. Amazon Customer mentioned three years ago “Great tablet for the price with free internet” .

Several HP Slate 7 HD owners who bought it said that it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer mentioned in their HP Slate 7 HD review “Tablet is cheap” . Arj mentioned “It's a bargain considering the access would cost” however they gave the product a rating of 2 stars. Arj also said “It's an impressive bargain if you consider the device cost minus the estimated equivalent cost through a cheap payg option is £40”.

Several HP Slate 7 HD reviewers concluded that it was cheap. Arj said in their review of the HP Slate 7 HD on Amazon “The back plastic looks at feels rubbish - HP use a much better one for their budget laptops.” although they scored it 2 stars. Knowyourmobile.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and said “That's why so many of these PC vendors are jumping to make budget tablets” in their review.

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Good Product Quality

Five HP Slate 7 HD owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Luís Pereira said on Amazon “Is the tablet with the best quality / price ratio” in their review. Mr K a Mitchell said “Performs well and good quality” in his HP Slate 7 HD review. Old Timer said “CONSTRUCTIONThe 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 this tablet.

Robust

Three HP Slate 7 HD owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Elainec wrote on Amazon “With a built in sim card” in their HP Slate 7 HD review however they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Jwn Win rated the product 5 stars and said on Amazon three years ago “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” in their review of the HP Slate 7 HD.

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Easy to Use

Four HP Slate 7 HD reviewers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Alice wrote “Free to use tablet for people on the go” in her review and gave it an excellent rating. Mrs Rosemary Simpson said on Amazon three years ago “It seems very easy to use, responsive using WiFi, light, good colours”. Old Timer mentioned “The HP Stand Case for Slate 7 HD has cutouts for the controls that put your finger in exactly the right place” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One HP Slate 7 HD reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. Jill Saint mentioned on Amazon “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” in her HP Slate 7 HD review.

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Good Picture Quality

Some people who purchased the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Old Timer said “The colours are, err, colourful”.

One customer who bought this tablet mentioned that it was good for watching movies. Three years ago Arj said in their review of the HP Slate 7 HD “The performance is more than adequate for movies, internet and a bit of casual gaming”.

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Nice Design

One person concluded that it was a good design. One HP Slate 7 HD owner who reviewed the product wrote that it was good looking. Old Timer wrote in their review of this tablet “I copied Gravity to the tablet and it was visually stunning, although the script was still lousy”.

Good Battery Life

Two customers reckoned that the HP Slate 7 HD had a good battery life. Luís Pereira wrote in their HP Slate 7 HD review on Amazon three years ago “The battery is quite good” and rated the product 5 stars. Mitchelle Nunez mentioned in their review of this tablet “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”.

Good for Games

One HP Slate 7 HD reviewer who purchased the product reckoned that it was good playing games on. Old Timer mentioned in their HP Slate 7 HD review “I would say that keen gamers might need more grunt.”.

Good Size

One person said in their reviews that this tablet was a good weight.

Good Technical Features

One HP Slate 7 HD reviewer reckoned that it had good features. Expert website Knowyourmobile.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the HP Slate 7 HD three years ago “If you can create a product with some nice features and keep costs low, you can control an area of the tablet world Apple has no interest in”.

Good Sound Quality

One person considered that it had good sound quality.

HP Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its PXA986 processor tablet computers as well as across its entire tablet computer range.

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Very High Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 5 megapixels, the HP Slate 7 HD has one of the highest rear camera resolution (numeric)s amongst PXA986 processor tablet computers of this age. The average rear camera resolution (numeric) of tablets that are a comparable age to the Slate 7 HD is 4MP.

We compared all the other 5MP rear camera resolution tablets to this tablet computer and we think because of it's better review score, the Slate 7 HD[pl_2065379_price], the Slate 10 HD[pl_2067763_price], and the Slate 10[pl_2105273_price] all from HP is also worth considering.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The biggest maximum video resolution of the Slate 7 HD is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the maximum video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This tablet's maximum video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best maximum video resolution amongst all tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Slate 7 HD.

Amongst similar types of tablet the worst maximum video resolution is 800 x 480 pixels.

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3 Reasons Against

Inferior Webcam

One HP Slate 7 HD owner considered that it was not good for making skype calls. Andrei rated this tablet 40 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the HP Slate 7 HD on Amazon “The fact that skype cannot make voicecalls has ruined all of it”.

Not 4G

Most tablet computers of this age and type are not 4G. The HP Slate 7 HD is no exception to this as it too is not 4G.

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Quite Thick

With a depth of 119.8 millimeters, the HP Slate 7 HD has one of the thicker depths amongst PXA986 processor tablet computers of this age. PXA986 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Slate 7 HD have depths of between 9.6mm and 180mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Slate 7 HD

Released Over Two Years Ago

This HP tablet computer was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.2 gigahertz, the Slate 7 HD has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the Slate 7 HD.

We compared all the other 1.2GHz processor clock speed tablets to this tablet and we think because of it's better review score, the Slate 7 HD[pl_2065379_price], the Slate 10 HD[pl_2067763_price], and the Slate 10[pl_2105273_price] all from HP is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Slate 7 HD has a fairly average internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablets that were launched around the same time as the Slate 7 HD.

We compared all the other 16GB internal storage capacity tablets to this tablet and we think because of it's better review score, the Slate 7 HD[pl_2065379_price], the Slate 10 HD[pl_2067763_price], and the Slate 10[pl_2105273_price] all from HP is also worth considering.

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Two Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the HP Slate 7 HD is two. That's average compared to the other six comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the Slate 7 HD that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

There are a number of alternative 2 processor cores tablets currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Slate 10 HD[pl_2067763_price], or the Slate 10[pl_2105273_price] both from HP or the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids[plb_2126418_price].

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Average Display Diagonal

The Slate 7 HD has a pretty typical display diagonal (7 inches) compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable type and age to the Slate 7 HD.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 7" tablet computers currently available including the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids[pl_2126418_price], or the SM-T110 Galaxy Tab 3 Lite[pl_2172947_price] both from Samsung or the HP Slate 7 HD[plb_2065379_price] which has better reviews.

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Expert Reviews

(9)

The HP Slate 7 HD can't compete with the iPad or high-end Android tablets, but then again it's not meant to. It's built and designed for those light tablet users who want a budget device that...

14 April 2014

In all, the HP Slate 7 HD is a bit of a mixed tablet. The inclusion of free data will undoubtedly prove a massive draw in this data-oriented world, and it is something that's really hard to...

14 April 2014

In all, the HP Slate 7 HD is a bit of a mixed tablet. The inclusion of free data will undoubtedly prove a massive draw in this data-oriented world, and it is something that's really hard to...

21 May 2014

Sonuç olarak, HP Slate 7 HD hem iyi hem kötü yönleri olan bir tablet.  Ama genel olarak bak?ld???nda, Galaxy Tab 3'ün, Kindle Fire HD'nin, Kindle Fire HDX'în ve hatta Hudl'?n bile gerisinde...

3 April 2014

Video review: HP'nin daha önce inceledi?imiz Slate 7 tableti güncellendi. HD ekranla gelen tablet, 3G ba?lant? destekliyor. Ürün, 780 TL civar? bir fiyat etiketine sahip. Ancak, çe?itli... Read more…

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User Reviews

(52)

I bought this table and unfortunately I am really disappointed. 1- HP only offers 1 year of warranty. 2- It hangs and then suddenly restart after a few hours of working. 3- Material is low... Read more…

Reviewed 16 June 2016 by Abdu
(Verified Purchase)

Very good...

Reviewed 14 September 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

It worked for 12 months 1 week! the screen became white - it lookeked like it was covered by a layer of snow. when HP were contacted they informed me that the repair would cost more than the... Read more…

Reviewed 28 February 2015 by Lena
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent product and you'd pay more than that for a good tablet without mobile broadband for 2 years.

Reviewed 28 February 2015 by Alice
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent product and you'd pay more than that for a good tablet without mobile broadband for 2 years.

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