Weekend Open Forum: Do you own a tablet? If yes, what is its primary use?
A recent report from Pew’s Internet & American Life survey found that 42 percent of adults now own a tablet of some sort. True enough, the popularity of these mobile computers has exploded in recent years as pricing has come down and quality continues to rise.
We’re curious as to how many TechSpot readers own a tablet. If you do own a slate, do you mind sharing which make and model it is? Also, what's the primary use of your tablet? For those of you that don’t yet have a tablet, what has kept you on the fence thus far? Let’s hear it in the comments section below!
The Nexus 10 is Google's rival of the full-size Apple's iPad. It is manufactured by Samsung and is powered by a dual-core ARM Cortex-A15 chip, 2GB of RAM and Android 4.2. The Nexus packs a 10" screen at 2560 x 1600 resolution (300ppi). Other features include microUSB, Micro HDMI and not one but two NFC chips.
The iPad Air is the fifth generation of Apple's highly remarkable tablet. It features a 9.7 inch Retina display and is powered by a 64 bit, A7 chip running iOS 7. Other features includes a 5MP camera that shoots HD video, an improved front facing FaceTime camera, Siri and dual microphones. It comes in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB of storage. Last but not least, the iPad Air weighs only 1 pound.
The Amazon Kindle HDX 8.9 is the latest flagship tablet from Amazon, it is powered by a Snapdragon 800 CPU running at 2.2 GHz, a 8.9-inch 2560×1600 display, dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus, an 8MP rear-facing camera and the option for 4G LTE wireless. Amazon also incorporates a new free tech support service called Mayday that is available 24x7, 365 days a year.
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