HP SlateBook x2  vs Google Nexus 10 

New: HP SlateBook x2 vs Google Nexus 10 II (Dec, 2013)
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)
Released November, 2012

Google Nexus 10

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Google Nexus 10
8.5 Out of 10
The bezel is about 3/4 of an inch thick at its widest point, and it's much more subtle in person than in pictures.
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of SlateBook x2 vs Nexus 10


Processing power and speed

Passmark 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?

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Google Nexus 10 

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Benchmarks Real world tests of SlateBook x2 vs Nexus 10

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

SlateBook x2
Nexus 10

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

SlateBook x2
Nexus 10

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

SlateBook x2
17.1 fps
Nexus 10
12.5 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

SlateBook x2
50.2 fps
Nexus 10
39.8 fps

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 12.5 fps More than 35% better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
Much faster web browser 3,391 vs 2,716 Around 25% better BrowserMark score
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supported card formats SD, SDHC vs None Supports supported card formats
Longer battery life 9.5 hour vs 7.5 hour More than 25% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Latest and greatest OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean vs Android 4.2 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 4.2 Jelly Bean) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like
Newer Dec, 2013 vs Nov, 2012 Release date over 1 years later
Slightly faster processor 1.8 GHz vs 1.7 GHz More than 5% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Back view of Google Nexus 10

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Much lighter 603 g vs 1,400 g 2.3x lighter
Much thinner 8.9 mm vs 20 mm 2.2x thinner
Much better performance per dollar 7.02 pt/$ vs 0.65 pt/$ More than 10.8x better performance per dollar
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 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm vs 212 x 285 x 20 mm 2.9x smaller
Much higher resolution 2560 x 1600 vs 1920 x 1200 Around 80% higher resolution
Significantly sharper screen 300 ppi vs 224 ppi Around 35% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images

Reviews Word on the street

SlateBook x2  vs Nexus 10 

It also supports 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and MIMO Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and NFC (near-field communication).
Nexus 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs


SlateBook x2  vs
Nexus 10 
Size 10.1" 10.1"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 PLS LCD
Resolution 1920 x 1200 2560 x 1600
PPI 224 ppi 300 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No No


Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 1.7 GHz

form factor

Weight 1,400 g 603 g
Size 212 x 285 x 20 mm 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm
Thickness 20 mm 8.9 mm
Battery life 9.5 hour 7.5 hour


SlateBook x2  vs
Nexus 10 
Internal storage 16 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 32 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No


Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
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