Some customers said in their reviews that the product was well made. R. Kanda said two years ago “The units themselves are well built and have a 'nice feel' to them” in their review of this tablet. W. Ellingford scored it 5 stars and wrote in their review of this tablet on Amazon “If you are looking for a good, well made, reliable Tab, look no further! So far the HP has worked flawlessly”. Expert review site Computershopper.com scored it 4 stars and wrote “HP’s first Android tablet is a well-built, strong-performing 7-incher that's a decent value for first-time buyers or as a second slate for tablet veterans” in their HP Slate 7 review.
A few HP Slate 7 reviewers agreed that the product was strong and durable. V3.co.uk said “The HP Slate 7 is a durable 7inch tablet, includes an expandable storage option” however they rated this tablet 3 stars. Last year Gadgets.ndtv.com wrote in their review of the HP Slate 7 “Dual SIM, big, bright IPS display, viewing angle stable, sturdy and precise workmanship, microSD slot, battery runtime”.
One HP Slate 7 owner said that the product was reliable.