HP SlateBook x2  vs Google Nexus 7 II 

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 July, 2013

Google Nexus 7 II

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.3
Front view of Google Nexus 7 II
8.6 Out of 10
Simply, it has all the qualities we want to find in a successive device, as it’s both thinner (0.34”) in frame and lighter (10.55 oz) in weight to make it even easier to grasp with a single hand.
by PhoneArena (Jul, 2013)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of SlateBook x2 vs Nexus 7 II


Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench, AnTuTu, BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1


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

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Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Google Nexus 7 II 

TabletRocket recommends the Google Nexus 7 II  based on its reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of SlateBook x2 vs Nexus 7 II

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

SlateBook x2
17.1 fps
Nexus 7 II
14.6 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

SlateBook x2
50.2 fps
Nexus 7 II
40 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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Significantly faster graphics 17.1 fps vs 14.6 fps More than 15% better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
Supported card formats SD, SDHC vs None Supports supported card formats
Significantly bigger screen 10.1" vs 7" Around 45% bigger screen
Longer battery life 9.5 hour vs 7.25 hour More than 30% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Latest and greatest OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean vs Android 4.3 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
Faster processor 1.8 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 20% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Back view of Google Nexus 7 II

Reasons to consider the
Google Nexus 7 II

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Much lighter 290 g vs 1,400 g 4.8x lighter
Much thinner 8 mm vs 20 mm 2.5x thinner
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Much smaller 200 x 114 x 8 mm vs 212 x 285 x 20 mm 6.6x smaller
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Significantly sharper screen 323 ppi vs 224 ppi Around 45% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images

Reviews Word on the street

SlateBook x2  vs Nexus 7 II 

The $270 32GB Wi-Fi model and $350 4G LTE version are even better values, especially compared with similar configurations of the iPad Mini.
Nexus 7 II

Specifications Full list of technical specs


SlateBook x2  vs
Nexus 7 II 
Size 10.1" 7"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Resolution 1920 x 1200 1920 x 1200
PPI 224 ppi 323 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No Yes


Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 1.5 GHz

form factor

Weight 1,400 g 290 g
Size 212 x 285 x 20 mm 200 x 114 x 8 mm
Thickness 20 mm 8 mm
Battery life 9.5 hour 7.25 hour


SlateBook x2  vs
Nexus 7 II 
Internal storage 16 GB 16 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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