While some may have reasons for choosing a laptop, tablets are going to be a hit in 2013. The device is still young when it comes to consumer technology, but it’s making a big impact around the globe.
Consumers look to tablets for variety of online activities: reading a digital comic book, playing games or watching Netflix, Hulu Plus, or Amazon Prime on the big screen. Accordingly, tablet manufacturers have been implementing a variety of features to make the device multi-purpose.
Many companies are on full throttle when it comes to tablet releases. Here the best 3 tablets of 2013:
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has been welcomed with open arms in both enterprise and consumer markets.
The device features a PLS TFT 10.1-inch display panel that has a resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels. The pixels per inch is 149.
The tablet sports an Exynos 4410 1.4 GHz quad-core processor, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal SD memory and a microSD slot for expansion of memory.
A major feature of Galaxy Note 10.1 is the S Pen stylus, and using the pen on the screen gives quite a smooth user experience.
As soon as the S pen is pulled on by the user, apps that support the pen open up. Some of the apps include Polaris Office, PS Touch, S Note, Crayon Physics, S Note and S Planner.
Battery life is powered by the 7000 mAh battery. The tablet runs on Android 4.0.
2. Asus Transformer Pad Infinity
Asus Transformer Pad Infinity comes with an LED HD display and a 10.1-inch display at a resolution of 1920 x 1200 covered in a thick bezel.
It has a finishing that’s similar to Apple’s iPad, so it can be placed in the premium line. The display is covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 2 that’s scratch resistant.
The content experience is powered by SonicMaster technology from Asus itself. The processor is 1.6 GHz NVIDIA Tegra quad-core.
The back camera is 8 mega-pixels and supports LED flash and auto focus, while front-facing camera is 2 mega-pixels and supports HD video calling.
Transformer Pad Infinity, just like Transformer 300, excels in the department of battery. The Transfer Pad Infinity lasts for 14 hours (4.5 with the dock and 9.5 hours with the Pad), which is quite impressive considering it has a high resolution screen.
Asus Transformer Pad Infinity is one of the few tablets out there that comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
3. iPad 4
While Apple is gearing up to release iPad Mini 2 and iPad 5 later this year, Cupertino’s currently available latest flagship tablet is one of the best choices consumers can go for in 2013.
iPad 4 supports a Retina Display at a resolution of 2,048 x 1,536. The processor is A6X clocked at 1.4 GHz and is quad-core, which has twice the speed of the processor that was used in iPad 3.
The tablet comes with Apple’s latest lightning dock connector rather than the 30-pin dock connector that was used in the previous tablet versions.
iPad 4 comes with a the iSight camera at the back at 5 mega-pixels while the front camera is 1.2 mega-pixels that’s capable of shooting HD videos.
The software is iOS 6 and consumers going for iPad 4 can also take advantage of Siri.