HP ElitePad 1000 G2 - new tablet of premium design

HP ElitePad 1000 G2 review – new tablet of premium design

This tablet is designed for users of the business segment – evidenced not only new tablet of premium design and powerful filling, but the price is about $ 1,000. Despite a fairly long period of stay in the market of electronic gadgets, he lost all interest in customers and is also in demand in their environment.

Design

The appearance of this new tablet of premium design is extremely restrained, but just that he gives the impression of premium tablets. The rear panel of the housing is made of aluminum silver, the front is protected super reliable glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with quality oleophobic coating. As part of the practicality new tablet of premium design HP ElitePad 1000 G2 really happy, because it almost does not remain fingerprints.

HP ElitePad 1000 G2 - new tablet of premium design

By the way, the plastic is used in a very limited number – a narrow strip at the rear for improved signal reception antennas of wireless modules.

The corners and the lines at the new tablet of premium design HP ElitePad 1000 G2 slightly rounded, thereby to hold in their hands a great tablet with a screen diagonal of 10 inches is more convenient. It weighs, by the way, a lot – 680 g, overall dimensions are 261h178h9.2 mm. This is not exactly modest rates, however, as practice shows, business tablets are increasingly being used to stand, docking keyboards and docking stations, hence the severity of the issue and considered critical Overall we will not.

From the functional components that adorn the tablet, you can select softkey Windows, which is located on the bottom of the display frame. During operation, it does not burn continuously, and briefly highlighted during the pressing.


Display, sound, webcam

Business new tablet of premium design HP ElitePad 1000 G2 has a high-quality 10.1-inch display with a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels and IPS panel to optimize the viewing angle. Aspect ratio is quite precarious – 16:10, but it is convenient when using the machine completely. The picture quality is just amazing – the picture is clear with a complete lack of inversion when the angle of inclination, correct color and with a comfortable contrast to the eye.

HP ElitePad 1000 G2 - new tablet of premium design

Maximum screen brightness is sufficient to work comfortably on the plate in daylight. The new tablet of premium design HP ElitePad 1000 G2 is provided a light sensor that can be used to automatically adjust this parameter.

Place in the two stereo speakers highlighted not quite usual – the lower bound of the body. In general, it’s not bad, is to keep the tablet in his hands, but if you use a stand or a keyboard, as expected, the sound will be muted. In general, the quality and loud speakers, for tablets – clearly felt the presence of a positive technology DTS Sound +.

HP ElitePad 1000 G2 - new tablet of premium design

The new tablet of premium design HP ElitePad 1000 G2 is not given to boasting impressive resource cameras. However, the back is a webcam with a resolution of 8 megapixels and LED flash is quite bearable takes a picture of the landscape or document.


Front camera 2.1 megapixels designed for video conferencing, what it does well.

Keyboard

The touch keyboard on the device is easy to use due to the relative size of the keys, as well as impeccable responsiveness of the touch screen. In addition, the manufacturer offers a range of related accessories, among which is also available Bluetooth-keyboard. It has a wireless connection method, and provides a complete input device – quiet and easy to use. Price issue about $ 200.

HP ElitePad 1000 G2 - new tablet of premium design

By the way, since I started talking about accessories, offer to get acquainted with more detailed list, which is commercially available docking stations HP ElitePad with additional ports and a convenient compartment under the stand plate; digital pen HP Executive G2; as well as two versions slipcovers.

As you can see, the manufacturer provides all the fine details that could be useful to the user, however, for a fee.

Performance

Works new tablet of premium design HP ElitePad 1000 G2 (G5F94AW) operating system Windows 8.1 Pro with its tiled menus and a whole list of applications: PageLift, Netflix, HP Support Assistant, and more. Equipped with a quad-core tablet Intel Atom Z3795 with a frequency of 1.59-2.39 GHz, 2 MB cache and a TDP of 4 watts. This is an extremely energy efficient solution designed specifically for the tablet Windows, and Android, which is based on the platform Bay Trail-T. Chip has not very high performance but is very important for both tablet SoC, advantage – low power consumption. Overall, Intel Atom Z3795 should be no problem to solve various tasks tablet, working with text editors and “twist” video from YouTube.

HP ElitePad 1000 G2 - new tablet of premium design

As for the gaming capabilities, with integrated graphics Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), which supports DirectX 11 and has a frequency up to 778 MHz, HP ElitePad 1000 G2 allows to enjoy high-quality gameplay in almost any battles, including heavy shooters and racing.

RAM LPDDR3-1067 MHz rather big – 4 GB, and this is more than enough for all tasks to be performed on the tablet. But the internal memory of 64 GB of SSD. Under the system leaves most, and the user is at least 20 GB, which can not but rejoice. However, the situation makes a card reader, which will increase the total volume of up to 128 GB using a memory card.

Ports and Communications

Connectors on the plate are very small, and it can not be considered relevant for the business unit. On the left side edge, closer to the rear panel is a button to adjust the volume.

HP ElitePad 1000 G2 - new tablet of premium design

On the opposite side is a slot for memory cards and SIM (models with 3G), covered a total cap.

Top endured combo audio jack, lever change the screen orientation, the power button, and microphone.

Below you can find the port for a docking station, it is also used for charging the new tablet of premium design.

As you can see, no USB or HDMI is not present, and that is what forces the manufacturer to buy the docking station, where there are four USB 2.0, HDMI and VGA.

HP ElitePad 1000 G2 - new tablet of premium design

The list of available sensors is traditional for tablets: accelerometer, gyroscope, compass and ambient light sensor. Wireless communications are also familiar: Wi-Fi 801.11a / b / g / n and Bluetooth 4.0. Although commercially available as the model with 3G and 4G / LTE.

Battery

The new tablet of premium design HP ElitePad 1000 G2 integrated 2-cell lithium-ion battery 30 Wh. This is enough to ensure the autonomy of 4-5 hours of playing games and watching videos with an average brightness of the display, or 9 hours, carrying surfing the Internet. This good performance among 10-inch business devices.

Verdict – new tablet of premium design

The new tablet of premium design HP ElitePad 1000 G2 can be classified as successful solutions for business users. And pluses him for his cost will be more than the minuses. Perhaps easier to name defects than to list the benefits – they include a small amount of internal memory (easily the decisive moment) and the lack of the necessary connectors in the housing (also solved, but for a tidy sum of about $ 200). In other words, new tablet of premium design ElitePad 1000 G2 – good solution for business and leisure to those who believe that the $ 1,000 – is quite bearable for the gadget, and who are willing to add on a few hundred for a full resupply new assistant.

Source: HP

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