One of the biggest trends this year has been the ever increasing growth in the popularity of tablet PCs. We are starting to see manufacturers produce tablet PC’s capable of performing almost all of the functions of a laptop. There are a multitude of advantages to choosing tablet computers, if you are wondering why choose tablet over laptop check out the below reasons.
- Multi function tablet PC’s
Tablet PCs are becoming a multi-functional device capable of performing all of the functions of a laptop as well as several other devices, including reading books, watching movies and viewing pictures. As well as performing as a tablet they can also perform as an e-reader, a netbook, a personal computer, and many other roles.
- Touch Screen
The most important advantage to a tablet PC over a laptop is its touch screen, touch screens are very responsive and can provide a much better experience to the user. With the touch screen, and the use of finger or stylus as a user interface, a user is freed from the keyboard, trackpad or mouse. Although not as comfortable as a mouse the touch screen is still a far superior interface.
One of the biggest disadvantages of a laptop is its size, laptops are usually very bulky and take up a lot of space. Tablet PCs are usually the opposite, the tablet PC is very compact and takes up very little space. A tablet can be very easily carried around, unlike a laptop that would need to be carried around in a laptop bag.
- Battery life
The tablet PC battery life is also superior to the battery life of a laptop, one of the main reasons that a tablet PC battery life is so much better than a laptop is that it doesn’t require to be plugged into a power source to operate. This makes the tablet battery life as long as they last. With a laptop the battery has to be powered, and often times the battery life is less than that of a tablet.
Tablet PCs weigh much less than laptop computers. A tablet PC weighs anywhere from 1.5-4 lbs depending on the size. This will make carrying the tablet much easier than carrying a large laptop. If you’re looking for something to carry around and use for long periods of time, a tablet is the best choice.
One of the reasons a tablet is a great alternative to a laptop computer is the flexibility of the tablet. If you would like to work on a tablet computer and don’t have the room for a larger tablet, a tablet could be the best alternative. In several Middle Eastern countries, Redington distributes a variety of tablets.