Top 5 tablet PC’s available in Indian market
The tablets are being available in India at prices as high as the entry level computers,Since two years.Despite great touchscreen experience and user friendly operating systems, the prices of tablets have gradually recessed over a period of time and continue to fluctuate every week.but it’s true that customers are getting more prepared towards this new form of device.
If you are planning to buy a tablet PC to fulfill all computing and entertaining needs then make sure that it sports the best functions and features. These selected tablets are available in India now and are the best ones in all terms. Here is the list of top 5 tablets, that would certainly interest you and meet your most multimedia needs.
5. iBerry Auxus AX02 (Price: Rs.9,990)
iBerry Auxus AX02 is one of the cheapest Android 4.0 (ICS) running tablet which was launched in February, 2012.
- A 7 inch 800 x 480 pixel capacitive touchscreen display
- Android ICS operating system
- 3 megapixel rear camera
- VGA (0.3 megapixel) front facing camera for video chatting
- A Cortex A8 architecture based 1GHz processor
- 1 GB of DDR2 RAM, 4 GB of internal memory, expanded up to 32 GB with micro SD cards.
- Wi-Fi, HDMI and 3G with USB dongle
Pros: Affordable price tag and all the needed features. The capacitive touch screen works well. Presence of Android 4.0 (ICS) makes the device updated and advanced.
Cons: Screen brightness is not that impressive. The absence of Bluetooth is a sadness and apps crash often which is disappointing.
4. Samsung Galaxy Tab-2 310 (Price: Rs.19,300)
This second generation tablet from Samsung offers 3G connectivity and runs on the latest Android 4.0 (ICS) operating system along with Samsung’s custom TouchWiz user interface.
- A 7 inch, touchscreen
- Android 4.0 ICS OS.
- 3 MP rear camera
- 3 MP Front-facing camera for video chatting
- Dual core 1 GHz ARM Cortex dual-core mobile processor
- Device comes with 16 GB onboard memory expandable up to 32 GB with MicroSD cards
- Bluetooth,Wi-Fi and DLAN
Pros: A high-end tablet with Android 4.0 (ICS) for this price tag is pleasing. Many advanced features when compared to Amazon’s Kindle.
Cons: When compared to other tablets with PLS displays, the Galaxy Tab-2’s screen is a mediocre. The camera performance is also lacking.
3. Asus Transformer Prime (Price: Rs.49,990)
This is one of the uniquely designed and power packed devices in the whole tablet market. This tablet has a detachable keyboard docking by which you can convert it into a laptop. By attaching the keyboard you also get a boost in battery life.
- A 10.1 inch super IPS capacitive multi touchscreen
- Display is made of Corning Gorilla glass
- Android 3.2 Honeycomb operating system
- Nvidia Tegra 3 quad core processor
- 1GB of RAM for smoother function on this tablet
- 8 megapixel back camera &1.2Megapixel front camera
- Tablet comes in 32 GB and 64 GB memory
- Wi-Fi, HDMI,MicroSD card and Audio Jack
Pros: Speed of the processor is impressive. The camera functionality and display quality is superb. And off-course the keyboard attachment is brilliant.
Cons: It’s costly and the form factor is huge when compared to other 7-inch tablets and 9.7-inch Apple iPad.
2. BlackBerry PlayBook 64 GB (Price: Rs.18,000)
BlackBerry PlayBook has seen lots of ups and downs from the time it entered the tablet market. But it has somehow managed to be at one of the top spot with its affordable price, Cortex A9 dual core processor with a PowerVR SGX540 graphics card, 1 GB RAM and QNX operating system.
- PlayBook sports a 7 inch LCD capacitive touchscreen
- 5 megapixel camera & 3 megapixel front-facing camera
- BlackBerry Tablet OS
- Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 processor
- A micro SD memory card slot, but with 64 GB onboard memory
Pros: It is affordable and a good choice for businessmen who own a BlackBerry phone. The battery life is great and advanced multitasking and security features, large onboard memory, integrated Adobe Flash 10.2 for desktop-style Web experience increases its worth.
Cons: The wake button is bit cramped. App selection is poor and it is compulsory to have a BlackBerry phone to access mail and BlackBerry Messenger on the tablet as you have to connect both the device to do the same. PlayBook 2.0 software update which is available online over the globe has solved this issue now.
1. Apple New iPad (Price: Rs.30,500 Onwards)
Apple iPad is the most selling tablet in the world, and the latest version comes with the company’s advanced ‘Retina Display’ screen.
- Retina Display, 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit IPS display
- A5X dual-core
- Quad core graphics (PowerVR SGX543MP4)
- 5 megapixel iSight camera with image sensor and Hybrid IR filter
- Front-facing VGA camera
- iOS 6 upgrade now brings the voice assistant software Siri
Pros: The screen is stunning and the quad-core graphics makes everything look good. The camera and its features are impressive.
Cons: It’s pricy. The new model is heavier and thicker that the old one. No HDMI, USB, and SD ports as always and the new apps and videos optimized for high-resolution screen might eat-up more memory.