HP Slate 7 Extreme  vs Apple iPad 1 

Released November, 2013

HP Slate 7 Extreme

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2.2
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7.7 Out of 10
As for viewing angles, HP used an IPS (In-Plane Switching)-derived technology called Fringe Field Switching (HFFS), which provides wide viewing angles as well as a high screen brightness.
by c|net (May, 2013)
Released May, 2010

Apple iPad 1

  • 9.7"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 4
Front view of Apple iPad 1
7.8 Out of 10
In terms of basic hardware, the iPad isn't overly impressive, although the 1,024 x 768, 9.7-inch diagonal screen is absolutely gorgeous.
by TechRadar (May, 2010)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Slate 7 Extreme vs 1


Processing power and speed

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3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life


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Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Apple iPad 1 

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Slate 7 Extreme vs iPad 1

geekbench Processor and memory performance

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Differences What are the advantages of each

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More processing power 3,558 vs 731 More than 4.8x better passmark score
More cores Quad core vs Single core 3 more cores; run more applications at once
Has a webcam 0.3 MP vs None Most tablets have a webcam; Video chat with other people
Has a rear camera 5 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Supported card formats SD, SDHC vs None Supports supported card formats
Significantly lighter 320 g vs 730 g 2.3x lighter
Significantly thinner 9.4 mm vs 13.5 mm More than 30% thinner
Newer Nov, 2013 vs May, 2010 Release date over 3 years later
Supports face unlock Yes (Android 4.2) vs No (iOS 4) Somewhat common; bypass PIN entry, easier to unlock with one hand
Significantly sharper screen 215 ppi vs 131 ppi Around 65% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Significantly faster Bluetooth 24 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v4.0) vs 3 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR) 8x faster Bluetooth
Significantly smaller 120 x 200 x 9.4 mm vs 243.8 x 190.5 x 13.5 mm 2.8x smaller
More RAM 1 GB vs 0.25 GB 4x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Slightly higher resolution 1280 x 800 vs 1024 x 768 More than 30% higher resolution
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Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Significantly bigger screen 9.7" vs 7" Around 40% bigger screen
Longer battery life 9.5 hour vs 8 hour Around 20% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage

Reviews Word on the street

Slate 7 Extreme  vs iPad 1 

The iPad's Bluetooth capabilities also allow peer-to-peer networking for gaming and wireless keyboard support for compatible writing applications.
iPad 1

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Slate 7 Extreme  vs
iPad 1 
Size 7" 9.7"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1024 x 768
PPI 215 ppi 131 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR
Supports 3G No Yes


Cores Quad core Single core

form factor

Weight 320 g 730 g
Size 120 x 200 x 9.4 mm 243.8 x 190.5 x 13.5 mm
Thickness 9.4 mm 13.5 mm
Battery life 8 hour 9.5 hour


Slate 7 Extreme  vs
iPad 1 
Internal storage 16 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 0.25 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 32 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 0.3 MP None
Rear camera 5 MP None


Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
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