HP SlateBook x2  vs

Released December, 2013

HP SlateBook x2

  • 10.1"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Front view of HP SlateBook x2
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 November, 2013

HP 8

  • 7.8"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of HP 8
Eight inches is the perfect compromise of portability and functionality.
by Android Police (Feb, 2014)

Benchmarks Real world tests of SlateBook x2 vs 8

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

SlateBook x2
3,990
HP 8
3,259

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

SlateBook x2
3,391
HP 8
3,241

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of HP SlateBook x2

Reasons to consider the
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Faster web browser 3,391 vs 3,241 Around 5% better BrowserMark score
Slightly more processing power 3,990 vs 3,259 More than 20% better passmark score
Significantly bigger screen 10.1" vs 7.8" Around 30% bigger screen
Latest and greatest OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean vs Android 4.2.2 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
Much faster processor 1.8 GHz vs 1 GHz 80% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1200 vs 1024 x 768 Around 3x higher resolution
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
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
Sharper screen 224 ppi vs 164 ppi More than 35% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
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Much lighter 304 g vs 1,400 g 4.6x lighter
Much thinner 8 mm vs 20 mm 2.5x thinner
Much smaller 136.3 x 200.3 x 8 mm vs 212 x 285 x 20 mm 5.6x smaller

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

SlateBook x2  vs
Size 10.1" 7.8"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Resolution 1920 x 1200 1024 x 768
PPI 224 ppi 164 ppi

network

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

processor

Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 1 GHz

form factor

Weight 1,400 g 304 g
Size 212 x 285 x 20 mm 136.3 x 200.3 x 8 mm
Thickness 20 mm 8 mm

storage

SlateBook x2  vs
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 32 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor No No
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