Tablet Wars: Which side are you?

For years, computers have evolved and still in constant evolution every day. Started from a room size processor to a pocket size, it is one of the greatest achievements of our modern technology. Like the theory of evolution by Charles Darwin, computers also are evolving and only the fittest survive.

With the introduction of iPad in the market, the industry shifted from normal desktop computer and laptop computers to tablet as popularize by Apple. Though desktop and laptop computers may still be around for quite some time, it is a fact that production and sales for both technologies dwindle.

In contrast, different manufacturers want to ride on the latest craze about tablet computers which has led to what the industry called “Tablet Wars”.

In reality, there are only 2 options that you have to choose in terms of the OS. It’s either Apple iOS or Google Android.

If you choose Apple iOS, then you will definitely go for iPad. But if you choose Google Android, your painstaking selection process will about to start.

Almost all manufacturers (except Apple of course) are using the Android operating system. While the looks may quite vary from model and version from others, the contents are somewhat similar to one another. The burden now for consumer, is to choose the most appealing one in terms of design, features, battery, service and extra applications that each manufacturer design for their gadget specifically. All their applications are the same, considering that they all use similar system with same applications specifically designed for Android system based tablets.

Here’s a list of some of the leading contenders in the tablet computers.

APPLE iPad 2

apple ipad 2

RIM Playbook

RIM playbook tablet

DELL Streak

dell streak 7 tablet

VIEWSONIC Viewpad 7

viewsonic viewpad 7 tablet

TOSHIBA Folio 100

toshiba folio 100 tablet

LG Optimus Pad

LG optimus pad tablet

MOTOROLA Xoom

motorola xoom tablet

SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab 10.1

samsung galaxy tab 10

T-Mobile G-Slate

t mobile g slate tablet

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer

ACER Iconia

ACER Iconia tablet

HP Touchpad

HP Touchpad tablet





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About Richard Macalintal

Hi my name is Richard. I am a Registered Financial Services Consultant in Singapore. If you have any queries or you need help on your insurance policies and investment linked products, feel free to message me :-) We can have a cup of coffee while I do financial review and give advice with regards to your finances :-) Contact me thru email rlmacalintal(at)yahoo.com or SMS me +65 82235186. Disclosure: I am a Financial Consultant of AIA. The statements or opinions expressed on this site are my own and do not necessarily represent those of AIA.

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