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HP Slate 2 Z670 1.5GHz 32GB 8.9" 3G Tablet

Z670 1.5GHz Windows 7 32GB Oct 2012
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The HP Slate 2: The Right Business Touch. The HP Slate 2 Tablet PC is ideal for people with jobs that frequently take them away from a traditional desk, yet need to remain productive in a familiar... More
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10 Reasons For

Good Size

Several HP Slate 2 owners who bought it considered that it was compact. Expert website Notebookcheck.net mentioned “The whole diversity of the x86 platform on a compact tablet, total compatibility with the available peripheral devices, independence from the marketplaces in Android” and rated the HP Slate 2 80 out of 100.

Robust

A number of people who purchased the product considered that it was well made. Expert review site V3.co.uk said “The HP Slate 2 is a solidly built 8.9in Windows tablet responsive to both touch” .

Nice Design

One person who reviewed it considered that it was neat. Expert review site Zdnet.co.uk said “HP Slate 2 is neat and compact Windows 7 tablet that's available with a high-quality stylus”.

HP Has Good Tablet Reviews

Average reviews across all HP tablets are good, however average reviews across just HP's Z670 processor tablets are poor.

3G Compatible

The Slate 2 is 3G compatible, unlike most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Slate 2 which are not 3G compatible.

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Fairly Large Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 64 gigabytes, the Slate 2 has a fairly large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets that are a similar age to the Slate 2. Across all the comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Slate 2 the internal storage capacity range from 1GB to 520GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 57GB.

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Capacitive Touch Screen Technology

This tablet features a Capacitive touch screen technology, which is typical of many similar spec tablet computers that have been around for more than two years.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The Slate 2 has more built-in speakers than most of the similar spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Slate 2. This tablet computer is a two built-in speaker tablet computer compared to most of the tablet computers of this type and age which only have one built-in speaker.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is typical of many tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Narrow

Across all the similar spec tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Slate 2 the widths range from 100mm to 380mm. The Slate 2 is quite narrow (only 150 millimeters) compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the Slate 2.

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11 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

The average expert rating of this HP tablet computer is 64 out of 100 based on ten expert reviews from sites including v3.co.uk, notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.biz and Good Gear Guide.com.au.

Only One Processor Core

Most tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Slate 2 have between one and seven processor cores, including the Slate 2 which has one processor core.

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Not 4G Compatible

The Slate 2 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Slate 2 are also not 4G compatible.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the similar spec tablets that have been on the market for more than two years the display brightness range from 100 cd/m² to 500 cd/m². When compared to other comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Slate 2 that we have assessed, the Slate 2's display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest.

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Quite Slow Video Capturing Speed

When compared to other tablets of a similar type and age to the Slate 2 that we have assessed, the video capturing speed of the Slate 2 of only 25 frames per second is one of the slowest. Similar spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago have video capturing speeds of between 25fps and 60fps.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

The average memory clock speed of tablet computers of this spec and age is 1,200MHz. At only 800 megahertz, the Slate 2 has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Low Second Camera Resolution

When compared to other comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for more than two years, the Slate 2's second camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest. Comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Slate 2 have second camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 5MP, and the average second camera resolution is 1.5MP.

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Only 1024 X 600 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The biggest maximum video resolution of the Slate 2 is 1024 x 600 pixels. That's 70% less maximum video resolution than the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Slate 2 the worst maximum video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Only 1024 X 600 Pixels Display Resolution

The Slate 2 has a maximum display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. That's 40% less display resolution than a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet computer, which is the most frequently found display resolution. The display resolution of all tablet computers of this type and age ranges from 480 x 272 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 2560 pixels (best).

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Only 32-Bit Operating System Architecture

The Slate 2 has a 32-bit operating system architecture which is faster than the 64-bit operating system architecture found on most tablets that came out around the same time as it.

A 32-bit operating system architecture is in fact the worst operating system architecture across all similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Slate 2.

Across similar types of tablet the best operating system architecture is 64-bit.

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Only DDR2-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Slate 2 has a DDR2-SDRAM internal memory type which is better than most tablets of this type and age. Most similar spec tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type. Across all tablet computers of this type and age the worst internal memory type is DDR3Lm-SDRAM and the best is LPDDR3-SDRAM.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Slate 2

Released Over Four Years Ago

HP released the Slate 2 over four years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Slate 2 has a pretty average processor clock speed (1.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Slate 2.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 8.9 inches, the HP Slate 2 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a similar age to the Slate 2.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Print Technology
Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Display Brightness
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Supported Number of Colours Display
Graphics
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Second Camera Resolution
Second Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Main Camera Resolution
Main Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
3G Compatible
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
USB 2.0 Port
Phone Features
Messaging
Performance
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
GPS
GPS
Design
Form Factor
RoHS Compliant
Colour
Processor Special Features
Battery
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Cell
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Operating Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Keyboard Included
Other Features
Docking Connector
64-Bit Computing Architecture
WiFi
Maximum Video Capture Resolution
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

(21)

The HP Slate 7's competitive price tag makes it worth an initial look, but it only proves that looks can be deceiving. It's let down by an extremely poor display and questionable performance...

24 February 2012

The HP Slate 2 is a solidly built 8.9in Windows tablet responsive to both touch and stylus input. Business customers may be drawn by its small size and portability, plus support for full Windows...

22 February 2012

HP Slate 2 How wonderful it could be: The whole diversity of the x86 platform on a compact tablet, total compatibility with the available peripheral devices, independence from the marketplaces in...

13 February 2012

The 8.9in. HP Slate 2 is neat and compact Windows 7 tablet that's available with a high-quality stylus and a docking stand. Organisations running bespoke Windows applications whose focus is data...

13 February 2012

The 8.9in. HP Slate 2 is neat and compact Windows 7 tablet that's available with a high-quality stylus and a docking stand. Organisations running bespoke Windows applications whose focus is data...

31 March 2012

L'idée était bonne: L'offre logicielle x86 au format tablette, compatibilité avec une myriade de périphériques, indépendance des marchés Android et iOS. Le HP Slate 2 part d'une bonne...

7 February 2012

Aussitôt la page WebOS tournée, HP remonte en selle pour perpétuer, à l?appui de la dénommé Slate 2, l?héritage d?une lignée de Tablet PC. En qualité d?aguicheuse du salarié mobile,... Read more…

7 March 2012

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30 July 2012

HP og andre producenter har særlige tabletcomputere til businessbrug. Men hvad er det egentlig, der adskiller disse tablets fra de populære Samsung Galaxy Tab og Apple iPad? HP giver et svar med... Read more…

22 February 2012

De HP Slate 2 is op veel vlakken de beste en interessantste Windows-tablet die we in het Hardware.Info testlab voorbij hebben zien komen. Hij voelt goed aan, de hardware is goed op elkaar...

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