HP Slate 7 Extreme  vs Google Nexus 7 

Released November, 2013

HP Slate 7 Extreme

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of HP Slate 7 Extreme
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 July, 2012

Google Nexus 7

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.1
Front view of Google Nexus 7
8.6 Out of 10
We've already mentioned how jaw dropping the display resolution is, but it's worth noting that it has superb viewing angles too.
by TechRadar (Jun, 2014)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Slate 7 Extreme vs Nexus 7


Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench and BrowserMark


3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life


How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from techradar.com, androidpolice.com and reviews.cnet.com

TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Google Nexus 7 

TabletRocket recommends the Google Nexus 7  based on its graphics 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 Nexus 7

geekbench Processor and memory performance

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Nexus 7

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Nexus 7

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Slate 7 Extreme
3.7 fps
Nexus 7
12.5 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Slate 7 Extreme
12.5 fps
Nexus 7
39.8 fps

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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Much better overall performance 459 vs 336 More than 35% better geekbench score
Much faster web browser 3,350 vs 2,716 Around 25% better BrowserMark score
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
Much better performance per dollar 9.91 pt/$ vs 1.17 pt/$ Around 8.5x better performance per dollar
Newer Nov, 2013 vs Jul, 2012 Release date over 1 years later
Smaller 120 x 200 x 9.4 mm vs 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm More than 45% smaller
Back view of Google Nexus 7

Reasons to consider the
Google Nexus 7

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Much faster graphics 12.5 fps vs 3.7 fps Around 3.5x better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Higher resolution front camera 1.9 MP vs 0.3 MP More than 6.2x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people

Reviews Word on the street

Slate 7 Extreme  vs Nexus 7 

It also has 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi support, Bluetooth, a gyroscope, an accelerometer, GPS, and support for Google's NFC-based technology, Android Beam.
Nexus 7

Specifications Full list of technical specs


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


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


Cores Quad core Quad core

form factor

Weight 320 g 340 g
Size 120 x 200 x 9.4 mm 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm
Thickness 9.4 mm 8.9 mm
Battery life 8 hour 7.5 hour


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

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 0.3 MP 1.9 MP
Rear camera 5 MP None


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