This time last year, large touchscreen tablets were the stuff dreams were made of. Now, we have a lot of major players in the market ready to battle it out and get as much market share as possible. The question is, which is the best, and how do you choose between them?!
Don’t worry, I’ll do my best to answer both of those questions by the end of this post for you as we rundown through the 4 big names currently floating around the tablet space.
Let’s start with the obvious, shall we? The Apple iPad has been out long before any of the competition hit the market, so it’s already had a head start. This also poses a problem, though, as the hardware may seem a little limited compared to some of the other models which have been announced. Despite the 1GHz A4 processor in the device, it only packs 256MB RAM, half of what is currently in the iPhone 4.
If you’re looking at the possibility of buying yourself an Apple iPad, you may want to hold off until the second generation is released if you aren’t desperate for it straight away. The new model will undoubtedly see a front-facing camera for FaceTime calling, and possibly a higher pixel density – retina display anyone? [Read more…]
Hoping to study Computer Science at University in the near future, you’ll seldom see John without a computer in touching distance! His interests include building computers, reading all sorts of literature and of course writing for Zath to keep you updated on all the latest in the world of tech! You can follow John on Twitter as @british_geek.