HP Slate 7 Extreme  vs Dell Venue 8 

Released November, 2013

HP Slate 7 Extreme

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of HP Slate 7 Extreme
7.2 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 October, 2013

Dell Venue 8

  • 8"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of Dell Venue 8
8 Out of 10
The Venue 8 features a 1,280x800-pixel resolution screen, which isn't particularly high or impressive compared with what's out there, but HD video still looked clear and sharp.
by c|net (Nov, 2013)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Slate 7 Extreme vs 8


Processing power and speed



3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

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How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

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Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Dell Venue 8 

TabletRocket recommends the Dell Venue 8  based on its performance, battery life and reviews.

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Which tablet has better performance for the money?

HP Slate 7 Extreme 

TabletRocket recommends the HP Slate 7 Extreme  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Slate 7 Extreme vs Venue 8

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Venue 8

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of HP Slate 7 Extreme

Reasons to consider the
HP Slate 7 Extreme

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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much better performance per dollar 9.16 pt/$ vs 2.27 pt/$ More than 4x better performance per dollar
Sharper screen 215 ppi vs 188 ppi Around 15% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Front view of Dell Venue 8

Reasons to consider the
Dell Venue 8

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More processing power 6,412 vs 3,558 More than 80% better passmark score
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Longer battery life 10 hour vs 8 hour 25% 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
Bigger screen 8" vs 7" Around 15% bigger screen
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Higher resolution front camera 2 MP vs 0.3 MP Around 6.8x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people

Reviews Word on the street

Slate 7 Extreme  vs Venue 8 

Yep, the Venue 8 is no Beyonce, but with a $179 price, fine performance, and a no-frills design, it doesn't have to be.
Venue 8

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Slate 7 Extreme  vs
Venue 8 
Size 7" 8"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1280 x 800
PPI 215 ppi 188 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No Yes


Cores Quad core Dual core

form factor

Weight 320 g 292 g
Size 120 x 200 x 9.4 mm 130 x 212 x 9.8 mm
Thickness 9.4 mm 9.8 mm
Battery life 8 hour 10 hour


Slate 7 Extreme  vs
Venue 8 
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 32 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 0.3 MP 2 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 5 MP


Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
HP Slate 7 Extreme
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