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HP Slate 8
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HP Slate 8 A31S 1GHz 16GB 7.85" Tablet

A31S 1GHz Android 16GB Jun 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

Two Industry Awards

The writer at Itpro.co.uk said that concluded that they would recommend this A31 processor tablet computer and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The writer at one more expert review site decided that this tablet computer was good. 01net.com gave this HP tablet computer a "4 Star" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

This A31 processor tablet computer has an average expert rating of 78 out of 100 based on twenty-seven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, computershopper.com, Laptopmag.com and notebookcheck.net. It seems that tablet experts are not that keen on this tablet.

Nice Design

One customer who bought it mentioned that it was a good design. Two years ago expert review site Computershopper.com mentioned “HP's latest Android-based business slate sports a nice iPad-Mini-like screen and an attractive design.” in their review of this tablet.

Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased it thought it was wifi compatible. Expert review site Tabletpcreview.com mentioned “A respectable mid-size Android tablet aimed at business people, with the useful ability to wirelessly receive notes written on paper with a special pen” .

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

HP is one of the better rated tablet computer brands according to average user and expert reviews, and HP also has good ratings for its A31 processor tablets.

Quite Large Internal Storage Capacity

The internal storage capacitys of tablets that were launched around the same time as the Slate 8 range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 9.3GB. The Slate 8 has a quite large internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other A31 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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1024 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Slate 8 has a maximum display resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. That's 28% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. The best display resolution of all tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Slate 8 is 1280 x 800 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 600 pixels.

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Very Thin

Across all the tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Slate 8 the depths range from 7.5mm to 180mm. At only 7.95 millimeters, the HP Slate 8 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Slate 8.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 4G

The Slate 8 is not 4G. Most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Slate 8 are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

The Slate 8 is not 3G, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Slate 8 are also not 3G.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Slate 8 has a fairly small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that came out more than two years ago. The smallest processor cache of tablet computers of this spec and age is 0.25MB, the largest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 1.9MB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 1 gigabyte, the Slate 8 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst A31 processor tablets of this age. Tablets of a similar spec and age to the Slate 8 have maximum internal memorys of between 1GB and 8GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 4.5GB.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Slate 8

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet was released over two years ago.

Four Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the Slate 8 is four which is average compared to the other 23 A31 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the Slate 8 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1 gigahertz, the Slate 8 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other A31 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the Slate 8.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 2 megapixels, the HP Slate 8 has a fairly standard rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other A31 processor tablets that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HP Slate 8 has a relatively typical display diagonal (7.85 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
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Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Google Applications
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
GPS (satellite)
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Wi-Fi

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 1401sn, hp k7x61, hp k7x61a, hp p232342, hp k7x61aa, hp p232342p, hp k7x61aaa, hp k7x61aaab, hp k7x61aaabu, hewlettpackard k7x61, hewlettpackard k7x61a, hewlettpackard k7x61aa, hewlettpackard k7x61aaa, hewlettpackard k7x61aaab, hewlettpackard k7x61aaabu
Barcodes 00888182645314, 00888182645345, 00888182649169, 00888182649183, 00888182649206, 00888182649237, 00888182747643

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Significantly Larger Internal Storage Capacity
0.9MP Higher Front Camera Resolution
60% Higher Rear Camera Resolution
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