HP SlateBook x2  vs Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300 

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 April, 2012

Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300
7.8 Out of 10
Although it manages to retain a very similar streamlined construction (0.39” thick), its weight has been bumped up to 635 grams.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of SlateBook x2 vs Transformer TF300

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

No winner declared

Too close to call

Value

Which tablet has better performance for the money?

HP SlateBook x2 

TabletRocket recommends the HP SlateBook x2  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of SlateBook x2 vs Eee Pad Transformer TF300

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 3.7 fps More than 4.5x better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
Much faster web browser 3,391 vs 2,574 More than 30% better BrowserMark score
More processing power 3,990 vs 1,954 More than 2x better passmark score
Significantly faster processor 1.8 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 50% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1200 vs 1280 x 800 2.2x higher resolution
Significantly sharper screen 224 ppi vs 149 ppi More than 50% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Newer Dec, 2013 vs Apr, 2012 Release date over 1 years later
Front view of Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300

Reasons to consider the
Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300

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Much lighter 635 g vs 1,400 g 2.2x lighter
Much thinner 9.9 mm vs 20 mm 2x thinner
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
Much smaller 263 x 180.8 x 9.9 mm vs 212 x 285 x 20 mm 2.6x smaller
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
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

Reviews Word on the street

SlateBook x2  vs Eee Pad Transformer TF300 

6.9
7.7
Still, if Android is your thing, the TF300's price makes it the current best value for a full-Android tablet on the market.
Eee Pad Transformer TF300

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

SlateBook x2  vs
Eee Pad Transformer TF300 
Size 10.1" 10.1"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Resolution 1920 x 1200 1280 x 800
PPI 224 ppi 149 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR
Supports 3G No Yes

processor

Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 1.2 GHz

form factor

Weight 1,400 g 635 g
Size 212 x 285 x 20 mm 263 x 180.8 x 9.9 mm
Thickness 20 mm 9.9 mm
Battery life 9.5 hour 10 hour

storage

SlateBook x2  vs
Eee Pad Transformer TF300 
Internal storage 16 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 32 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No Yes

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
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