Summary: Tablet + Notebook = Slate PC? Samsung aims to unite the best of the notebook and tablet worlds with its new Series 7 tablet. To this end the Windows Tablet gets a docking station and keyboard and runs some touchscreen-optimised programs. Is this enough to convince professional users to part with 1300 Euro?
Pros: Premium design, High quality materials, Included docking station, Bluetooth keyboad, Touch launcher, Bright display with good viewing angles, Satisfactory performance, Fast SSD, Long battery life, The good design, the excellent display and the folding docking station.
Cons: Reflective front face-plate, Very warm upper edge, Errors with the stylus, A USB 3.0 port and an anti-glare front panel.
Conclusion: The Samsung Series 7 Slate is definitely the best slate form factor Windows 7 tablets to hit the market, and it's earned our Editor's Choice award. It packs plenty of power thanks to the Intel Core i5 CPU and Intel HD 3000 graphics that trounce Atom-based tablets from HP, Acer and Fujitsu. The display is superb though glossy and colors are almost better than life.
Pros: Relatively light, excellent touch experience by Windows standards, active digitizer with pen, fast, decent battery life.
Excerpt: Unlike some of its most popular offerings in the worldwide tablet market, Samsung’s Series 7 11.6-inch Slate doesn’t run a version of Android. Instead, it comes with 64-bit Windows 7 pre-installed as its operating system, and it utilizes an Intel Core i5 processor with 4GB of RAM as standard. As you can imagine, it’s one powerful tablet computer. It comes with the rather predictable downside of being very disappointing when it comes to battery life, though.
Summary: Samsung has packed an entire Intel Core i5 laptop into a slim, light slate tablet that comes with a Bluetooth keyboard. Too bad it had to pack a fan in there, too. Read our Samsung Series 7 Slate review.
Summary: Der Samsung Serie 7 Slate PC gibt einen Vorgeschmack auf die kommenden Windows-8-Tablets auf x86-Basis. Denn der Samsung 700T1A H01 ist leichter, flacher, schneller und schicker als das Gros der bisherigen Windows-Tablets.