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Powerful 2G Intel Core i5 processor.
Roomy 128GB hard drive.
Great screen with dual Wacom pen and touch.
Samsung's custom touch interface.
Relatively light, excellent touch experience by Windows standards, active digitizer.
Laptop capabilities in a tablet form factor, Core i5 CPU and 4GB of RAM, 128GB SSD.
Heat exhaust vent impedes use in portrait mode.
Fan runs almost all the time.
Lack of touch-optimized apps.
Slow screen rotation.
OS not so touch friendly, a bit big and heavy and no holster for stylus on the tablet
Windows remains a struggle with a pen-and-finger interface.
Dock and wireless keyboard cost extra.
Tepid battery life of about 4.5 hours.
By PCWorld on June 09, 2012
Samsung has packed an entire Intel Core i5 laptop into a slim, light slate tablet. Too bad it had to pack a fan in there, too....
By CNET Asia on April 16, 2012
As Windows tablets go, the Samsung Series 7 Slate is an admirable attempt to make it more competitive with Android and iOS rivals....
By CNET Australia on April 12, 2012
Samsung's Windows slate doesn't live up to the performance...
By Tbreak.com on March 18, 2012
When it comes to tablets, the iPad has it nailed. Yes, its lacking in certain aspects but the overall experience that it delivers is above and beyond anything else currently out there. I’ve played with a lot of Android based tablets in the last...
By Pocket-lint on February 24, 2012
The best Windows tablet yet? Fast, light and with responsive touch, long battery life and a full PC experience. It's also ready for Windows 8. What you pay is a full PC price...
By PCWorld New Zealand on February 21, 2012
Calling Samsung’s 11.6-inch Series 7 device a ‘tablet’ feels inaccurate. Yes, it uses the same form factor as devices like the Apple iPad and Samsung’s own Galaxy Tab, but it’s really not comparable. For now, we’re...
By Tom's Hardware UK on January 02, 2012
Tablet PCs are a dying breed, and Windows 8 is still at least a year away. Until we see what Microsoft's next operating system has to offer, one tablet PC shows us why this form factor is still a winner. Samsung's Series 7 11.6" Slate breaks the...
By DigitalVersus on December 23, 2011
The Samsung Slate PC is a versatile product that can be used as a tablet or a static workstation. As a tablet, the Slate PC XE700 is a good solution for fans of Windows 7, as it's the best implementation of Microsoft's OS we've seen yet in a...
By Wired on December 20, 2011
The jury is still out on Windows 7 tablets — and, at this point, it looks like it may never come in — but with the Series 7 Slate, Samsung at least gives this difficult niche the old college try.Our last encounter with a Windows tablet dates...
By Engadget on December 16, 2011
There's nothing quite like the Series 7 Slate. Windows 7 tablets, yes, but they're mostly still chugging along on weaker Atom processors. Serious Android ones that accept pen input? Point, Lenovo. Tablets that easily morph into a dumbed-down...
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