Basic Information before Buying a Tablet
- What is a tablet?
- Tablet Functions
When you have an understanding of these information of tablet, then you can start your travel of shopping .And following tips can help you choose a tablet.
- Your budget
- Operating System
iOS is Apple’s iPad’s os with a deep media ecosystem that allows for sharing across idevice, a gargantuan app catalog, and a very simple, user-friendly interface. Android is Google’s operating system which is the most widely used os on the tablets. Android's freshest version, 4.2 Jelly Bean, officially runs on only the Nexus tablets and has brought the amazing features like Photo Sphere, Multi-user support and so on. Windows-based tablets (also known as PC tablets) are about as close to a laptop experience as you can get. The latest Windows 8/RT is a new os which Surface tablet runs with an elegant and powerful tablet UI solution.
Of course, there are other os, HP touchpad runs webos, Blackberry Playbook run playbook os. When you considering this factor, note that which apps you want to use as the os will dictate the tablet’s apps.
- Tablets Size
The tablets between 7 and 8 inch is usually lower priced and under-powered compared with larger tablets,but it is more portable to fit purses and small bags.You can find Nexus 7,Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, Nook HD, iPad Mini and the like.
8.9 to 10.1 inches is the medium and common size of tablets.These tablets offers larger screen and resolution but heavier than the small. Games will feel more interactive, movies and TV shows, more immersive. These tablets are higher than the small in the price as well. You can find 8.9inch Amazon Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 10，Nook HD+,iPad 4,Samsung Galary Tab 10.1,etc.
You may find a few tablets which measures over 10.1 inch like Surface RT.These tablets are often in high price and the function is also the most powerful.
- Web Connetivity
Other Specs Which Should Consider
- Resolution and PPI. Want a HD display or Retina Display or a plain display?The resolution is higher and ppi is higher ,the display is better.
- Built-in camera(s).The camera on the back is for taking photos and videos and a front-mounted camera is for video chatting, Skyping, social networking and so forth.Several tablets have both the two cameras ,some have one,some don't.You can choose according to your using.
- Battery life.How many time you will take on tablet?If you take most of your time on tablet,then you should not the battery life.
- Processor.Now the fast processor includes A6X, Qualcomm Snapdragon 4, Texas Instruments OMAP 4470, Samsung Exynos, Nvidia Tegra 3.And if you want a fast speed,then you may should care the processor.
Think about all these factors, and then you can get the appropriate tablet for you.
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