HP SlateBook x2  vs Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime 

Released December, 2013

HP SlateBook x2

  • 10.1"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Front view of HP SlateBook x2
8.5 Out of 10
HP is looking to change that with the SlateBook x2, a 10.2-inch Android tablet with a keyboard dock that essentially converts it to an Android-powered laptop.
by Android Police (Sep, 2013)
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Released August, 2012

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime
7.9 Out of 10
while the keyboard dock weighs 1.2 lbs.; but I don't find the combo to be top heavy (the weights are very close).
by MobileTechReview (Feb, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of SlateBook x2 vs Transformer Prime

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark and BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

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

TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
HP SlateBook x2 

TabletRocket recommends the HP SlateBook x2  based on its performance and graphics.

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Value

Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime 

TabletRocket recommends the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of SlateBook x2 vs Eee Pad Transformer Prime

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of HP SlateBook x2

Reasons to consider the
HP SlateBook x2

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Much faster graphics 17.1 fps vs 4.1 fps Around 4.2x better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
Much faster web browser 3,391 vs 2,488 More than 35% better BrowserMark score
More processing power 3,990 vs 2,240 Around 80% better passmark score
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Significantly faster processor 1.8 GHz vs 1.33 GHz More than 35% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Newer Dec, 2013 vs Aug, 2012 Release date over 1 years later
Rear-angle view of Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Reasons to consider the
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

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Much lighter 598 g vs 1,400 g 2.3x lighter
Much thinner 8.5 mm vs 20 mm 2.4x thinner
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Much more expandable storage 2,048 GB (microSDXC) vs 32 GB (SDHC) 64x more maximum capacity
More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Much smaller 263 x 180.8 x 8.5 mm vs 212 x 285 x 20 mm 3x smaller
Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Android 4.2 Jelly Bean) Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Significantly better performance per dollar 6.52 pt/$ vs 0.71 pt/$ Around 9.2x better performance per dollar

Reviews Word on the street

SlateBook x2  vs Eee Pad Transformer Prime 

6.9
7.5
While the Prime's IPS screen was immediately clear and sharp when first we powered it on, it was the screen transitions that really impressed us.
Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

SlateBook x2  vs
Eee Pad Transformer Prime 
Size 10.1" 10.1"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 Super LCD
Resolution 1920 x 1200 1920 x 1200
PPI 224 ppi 224 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0
Supports 3G No No

processor

Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 1.33 GHz

form factor

Weight 1,400 g 598 g
Size 212 x 285 x 20 mm 263 x 180.8 x 8.5 mm
Thickness 20 mm 8.5 mm
Battery life 9.5 hour 10.25 hour

storage

SlateBook x2  vs
Eee Pad Transformer Prime 
Internal storage 16 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 32 GB 2,048 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No Yes

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
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