Tablet PC Types, Features and Comparisons
Tablets are no longer bitter but sweet, that’s if you mean the Tablet PCs which have made entertainment and work on the go both fun and less time consuming. From just being portable and sporting a touch screen, tablet PCs have come a long way. Even notebook users have shifted over to the tablet PC bandwagon. Interestingly, there are three types of tablet PCs designed keeping in mind certain types of users.
The convertible is a kin to the laptop and is so identical that there aren’t any real surface differences. The oomph factor here is its ability to allow you to turn the screen a whole one-eighty degrees and close the keyboard with the screen facing up. This is what makes it work like a tablet through the medium of a stylus or touchscreen.
So, you have all the goodness of the traditional PC as well as a Tablet all rolled into one though the additional weight is a sure minus. For people constantly on the go, the Slate Table Pc is a much better investment as its lightweight and also sports several USB ports so you can plug in a mouse or keyboard or even an external hard drive. Presentations and sharing too can be managed with ease as in can be plugged in a projector. The last type is the rugged tablet PC designed for its durability for people more into outdoor or field work.
Windows has embraced the tablet PC and so, you’ll find Windows 7 offering its users a mouse and keyboard less experience. If you’re a student who has to jot down a quick list of math expressions, the Tablet Math feature is a boon as you can take notes in algebra class effortless through handwritten equations on your tablet screen! The Ultimate edition can take notes in whichever language you are most comfortable in.
On the other hand, as far as affordability goes, there are many Tablet PC options available for those who want a comprehensive Tablet PC experience and can’t afford the IPad. It presents features like faster web access and connections through GPRS or Wi-Fi; though much faster than a Smartphone. As for the entertainment aspect, it supports high definition video streaming and playback as well as expandable memory up to 32GB. It has gaming features and full MS Office suit.
For people interested in high resolution, the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity is a ten- inch tablet endowed with a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels. This is higher than even the resolutions of cutting-edge 42- inch TV displays.
There are two models differentiated on the basis of whether the sports a quad-core Tegra 3 processor or dual-core Krait. The Huawei Media Pad 10 FHD features the same screen length and resolution but comes with an 8 GB internal storage, 2 GB RAM, with 32 GB Micro SD card support and 8 Mega Pixel camera. If novelty’s on the agenda, go in for Fujitsu’s Arrows with its 1.3 MP front facing, water resistant camera.