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Sep 27

10 Tablets worth your time – Quick Buyers Guide


Seems like almost every day a new Tablet is released to the consumer market. Even Amazon’s getting into the Tablet game with their announcement ofa Kindle Tablet. In the meantime original market players are?planning to release versions 2 and 3 – so the market’s a bit crowded and there seems to be no end in sight. If you’re like us, you’re looking at 20 different tablets -from the Blackberry Playbookto the Binatone HomeSurf7 (don’t ask). That’s enough to make you give in to peer pressure, pick up the nearest Ipad and be done with it.

It seems like information overload, just trying to figure out which one of the many choices wont stifle your budget but still fits your mobile lifestyle. Stop! don’t panic. We’ve taken the liberty of picking 10 available (sorry HP fans… that’s dead) tablets that are worth a look see. The holidays are around the corner, and you’ve got some serious decisions to make. Drop us a line if this helped! Let us know what specs you look for to make that important buying decision.

 

 

Specs: Apple Ipad 2 Blackberry playbook

Apple Ipad 2

Blackberry Playbook

 

OS/Processor : iOS/1GHz Blackberry QNX/1.0GHz
Bands: Wi-Fi/2G/3G Wi-fi only
Screen size/Display: 9.7 inch /1024*768 pixels 7 inch/600*1024 pixels
Weight: 1.35 lbs 14.4oz
Camera Front .3MP rear .7 MP 5MP Autofocus
Video 720p recording HD record/Playback
Audio itunes music player/Stereo Bluetooth Music player & Stereo Bluetooth
Memory 16/32/64 GB Not expandable 16/32/64GB not expandable
Battery Up to 10 hours Up to 10 hours
Outputs No native output – HDMI available via? adapter Micro HDMI port, accelorometer
Price $499-$830/ Verizon/ATT $499-$599
Dell Streak 7 Asus EEE Pad Transformer

Dell Streak 7

Asus EEE Pad Transformer

OS/Processor : Android 2.2 (Froyo)/1GHz Android/Honeycomb/1GHz
Bands: Wi/Fi & 4G Wi-Fi
Screen size/Display: 5 inch/480*800 pixels 10.1 inch/1280*800 pixels
Weight: 1lb 2.2 lbs
Camera Rear 5MP Auto Focus camera with Flash and 1.3MP front-facing camera Front facing 1.2MP 5.0 rear camera
Video 720p video recording HD recording/playback
Audio Music player/Stereo Bluetooth Music player/Stereo Bluetooth
Memory 16GB of Internal Storage & up to 32GB additional storage using SDHC slot 16GB/32GB & SD card support up to 32GB
Battery Up to 4 hours Up to 16 hours
Outputs SD, MMC, SDHC memory card slot HDMI/4-in-one media reader
Price $199 with 2 year contract. $299 retail $399-$469
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9

Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9

OS/Processor : Android Honeycomb/1 GHz Android Honeycomb/ 1.5Mhz
Bands: Wi-Fi/2G/3G/4G (LTE) Wi-Fi/2G/3G/4G (LTE)
Screen size/Display: 10.1 inch/1280*800 8.9 inch/1280*800
Weight: 1.24lbs 1.05 lbs
Camera 2MP front/3MP rear 2MP front/3MP rear
Video 720 recording/HD playback 720 recording/HD playback
Audio
Music player/Stereo Bluetooth
Music player/Stereo Bluetooth
Memory 16GB/32GB 16GB/32GB/64GB internal/micro SD up to 32GB
Battery Up to 8.5hrs Wi-Fi/Up to 6.5hrs LTE Up to 10 hrs
Outputs USB
Price $429-$629 $469-$569
Motorola Xoom LG Slate

Motorola Xoom

LG Slate

OS/Processor : Android Honeycomb/1GHz Android Honeycomb/1Ghz
Bands: Wi-Fi/2G/3G Wi-Fi 2G/3G/4G(LTE)
Screen size/Display: 10.1 inches/1280*800 8.9 inches/1280*768 3D enabled
Weight: 1.6 lbs 22oz
Camera 2 mp front/ 5mp autofocus rear 2mp front/5mp rear autofocus
Video 720p record/1080p playback 1080p record/720p playback
Audio Music player/Stereo Bluetooth Music player/Stereo Bluetooth
Memory 16GB/32GB internal?& microSDHC 32GB
Battery Up to 8.5 hours Up to 8 hrs
Outputs HDMI/USB HDMI/USB
Price $499-$599 $599?2 yr contract – $700
Sony Tablet S HTC Flyer?

Sony Tablet (S)

HTC Flyer

 

OS/Processor : Android Honeycomb/ 1GHz Android /1.5 GHz
Bands: Wi-Fi Wi-Fi/2G/3G
Screen size/Display: 9.4 inches/1280*800 7 inch/ 600*1024 pixels
Weight: 1.3 lbs 14.8 oz
Camera 0.3 front facing/5MP rear camera 1.3 MP front camera, 5MP autofocus rear
Video ?HD recording/playback HD recording/playback
Audio Music player/Stereo Bluetooth Music player/Stereo Bluetooth
Memory 16GB/32GB internal/SD card slot 16GB/32GB internal & microsd card
Battery Up to 8 hours Up to 8 hours
Output/Exras USB port/ Plays PS1 and PSP games Pen input
Price $499-$599 $499-$700

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