re: HP Slate Android Tablet: Pros And Cons
You seem to have sold the HP Slate short in this review, as it is obviously not being marketed as a high-end alternative, but instead as an entry-level solution for cost-conscious buyers. The screen resolution of this device is entirely reasonable for some consumers, and there's certainly some subjective quality to your "sluggish" performance evaluation based on its use of a 1.6 GHz dual-core ARM CPU and Android Jelly-Bean.
When reviewing economically-minded products, consider evaluating usability factors rather than raw specs, as that's what will impact the typical consumer. Combining this low-cost tablet with some online and networked storage capacity, along with it's support for HP's EPrint, means it could serve the needs of a particular segment of consumers quite well, but instead you dismissed it as a non-viable option (as in dubious?).
In the end, not everybody needs a device with Olympic-level specs!