HP sets the sales bar for the Slate 500 ridiculously low, manages to surpass it

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“HP Slate sees surprise demand, orders delayed into 2011,” the headline reads. Tom’s Hardware says, “HP Scrambling to Meet Demand for Windows Slate.”

Yeah, they made 5,000 of them, and got 9,000 orders. In a little under a month. In the same time frame Apple sold a million iPads. That’s 100 times as many if you’re math-challenged.

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