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The HP TouchPad is less polished than the iPad, with a smaller range of impressive third-party apps. Yes, it's got features that the iPad lacks, but so do the Android tablets, and they have a bigger app selection, too. quote


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Critic reviews

6.6
4 reviews
  • Features
    6.3
  • Display
    7.0
  • Battery life
    8.0
  • Ease of use
    8.0
  • Storage capacity
    8.0
  • Design and form factor
    6.3
  • Portability (size / weight)
    6.0
  • Durability
    8.0

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7.7
95 reviews
7.0
Engadget Jun 29, 2011

If the Pre 3 were out today and if the TouchPad were $100 less we could maybe see giving it a go, if only to root for the underdog. But, as it is, you have to put your heart and two decades worth of Palm obsession ahead of any buying rationale.

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7.0
CNET Jun 29, 2011

The TouchPad would have made a great competitor for the original iPad, but its design, features, and speed put it behind today's crop of tablet heavyweights.

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6.0
Gizmodo Jun 29, 2011

You're stepping on my dreams, HP. The TouchPad is so close, closer than anything else, to being good. But it's also very, very far from it.

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6.0
TechRadar Jun 30, 2011

The HP TouchPad is less polished than the iPad, with a smaller range of impressive third-party apps. Yes, it's got features that the iPad lacks, but so do the Android tablets, and they have a bigger app selection, too.

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8.0
timchoi89 timchoi89

I joined the HP TouchPad bandwagon after the firesale began and, as a basic tablet for web browsing, it's pretty good. If this tablet was priced at $200 I probably would've still gotten it. It's a shame that HP killed the TouchPad so quickly despite WebOS running so beautifully on it. Synergy...

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8.0
cjtylr cjtylr

I picked up my Touchpad after the "Great Touchpad Firesale of August 2011" and am surprisingly enjoying it. While I do think I will keep my iPad 2, this has become a great device for leaving in my living room/house to use when I need to look something up, find a recipe, or just do some general...

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8.0
leigh leigh

I really didn't know what I was going to do with the TouchPad but since I've gotten it I've used it as my primary means to get online when I travel for work, to watch videos and even read a few books. I have an Android phone so I admit that I am bummed I don't have access to some of the apps I'm...

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9.0
drick drick

I've got a complex life and lots of work to do. This does the trick like nothing else. If you've used a WebOS device, I don't have to explain this. If you haven't then you just need to watch some of the better video of it in action. Better yet, come to a meeting with me and watch me compose...

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8.0
dotbeepdoot dotbeepdoot

The HP Touchpad is a tragic device. It is the first time webOS can truly flex its muscle, in terms of processing power and display size, it was also discontinued 6 weeks after launch and will supposedly be the last of it's kind to come out from HP. Unfortunately the app eco system is well...

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7.0
theattack theattack

I like the Touchpad. I used a palm pre for over 2 years, so I'm pretty comfortable with webOS. I basically use it for web browsing and twitter. For $150 that's fine with me. For $500, not so much. Here are my issues. First, now that I have an iPhone I see what real good touchscreen can do....

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5.0
coreyod coreyod

As the resident Apple fanboy, I felt the need to ensure that my passion was defensible and not born out of ignorance (as so many anti-Apple opinions are), so I grabbed a Touchpad from a co-worker for $170. Add that to a few weeks working with Android, Windows Phone7, and of course years with iOS...

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7.0
falleninsea falleninsea

Physically the device feels fat. The glossy plastic smudges and is a finger print magnet on both the front and the back of the device. I don’t find it very comfortable to hold to read or use I find myself sitting it down on a table or desk and using it that way. I didn’t find it comfortable to...

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6.0
dejacius dejacius

First off i just got this on a naton wide sale, This touchpad is so heavy and the back cover is plastic feeling and about the keyboard sometimes its so laggy unresponsive.

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7.0
terrycook terrycook

This tablet is only worth the money when Android is on it. Even an alpha release of Android 4.0 is better than WebOS.

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