Mobile World Congress brought in a range of standout tablets alongside mobile phones. So, if you didn’t make it to the event and missed any anticipated tablet announcements don’t worry we will give you a good look at it.
Best tablets unveiled at Mobile World Congress
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
As the number denotes, Samsung Galaxy 10.1 features a 10.1- inch WXGA PLS TFT screen with a pen – like functionality support for taking notes and sketches together with web content and other digital media. It comes preloaded with versions of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Ideas. Besides, it features a 3 MP camera at its rear and a 2 MP front-facing camera for enabling video-chat. Other specifications include HSPA/Wi-Fi connectivity and 1.4 GHz dual-core processor. It runs on latest Android OS IceCream Sandwich.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
Revealed on the second day of big event, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 appears as sibling to Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.
The sibling however is available in 2 variants,
- 10.1 – inch Samsung Galaxy Tab2
- 7.7 – inch Samsung Galaxy Tab2
This tablet can be easily distinguished from its predecessor with respect to camera. While the former includes a 2 MP camera at its front, Galaxy Tab 2 is outfitted with a VGA camera. Rest specifications remain same (dual-core processor, ICS OS, etc).
Acer Iconia A 700
After a period of hibernation, Acer finally showed up at MWC with its latest innovation – Acer Iconias A 700. The machine runs on Android 4.0 OS, better known as IceCream Sandwich and is powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad-core Tegra 3 processor. Also, it has a 5 MP camera with HD Video recording capability and Wi-Fi, HDMI, Bluetooth connectivity support.
Toshiba AT 270
Claiming to be one of the thinnest 10-inch tablets in the market, Toshiba AT 270 boasts 7.7 inch Super AMOLED display (1280 x 800). It looks sturdy and feels durable when held in hand. With respect to specifcations, the Toshiba tablet is powered by a 1.5 GHz Tegra 3 Processor and runs on Android IceCream Sandwich OS. Also, it includes a 3.5mm jack on the board for connectivity.
ZTE PF 100
ZTE surprised all by announcing a total of 15 devices at MWC. While a major share comprised of Smartphones some contribution was made by Tablets too, ZTE PF 100 being one of them. The tablet has got 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB as storage. It boasts a 5 MP camera on its rear side and a 10.1 inch screen with WXGA resolution at its front. Also, it is powered by 1.5 GHz quad-core processor.
Asus-Transformer Pad 300
The creatively designed tablet includes a 10.1″ multi-touch screen, a powerful NVIDIA Tegra quad-core processor and an 8 MP auto-focus camera. NVIDIATegra3 Quad-core CPU combined with ASUS SonicMaster sound technology is capable of delivering best gaming on the tablet. It too, runs on Ice Cream Sandwich.
The manufacturer and provider of visual technology recently added ViewPad G70, E100 and P100 to its tablet collection. ViewPad G70 like many other tablets runs on Android 4.0 ICS, features 1 GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage and much more. There’s a 7 – inch LCD display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels and it is also equipped with 3G, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity. It is expected to be priced at £260.
ViewSonic ViewPad E 100
It is a slim tablet sporting 9.7 inch wide display with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. It works on 1 GHz Cortex processor. Similar to other tablets ViewSonic ViewPad E 100 runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and will be available in 2 variants (3G and Wi-Fi) sometime soon this year. Other add-ons on ViewPad E100 include a USB and microSD, support to go with the Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, and proper HDMI. The ViewPad E100 will price £260 for Wi-Fi and £325 for the 3G model respectively.
ViewSonic ViewPad P 100
Well, this tablet has something different to offer. It is the only tablet in our list to feature a full-blown version of Windows 7 OS. It sports a 10 – inch wide display with 1280 x 800p resolutions. Apart from this, ViewSonic ViewPad P 100 under the hood includes a powerful 1.6 GHz dual core Intel Atom N2600 processor. The tablet should be available by June this year in 2 variants, 3g and Wi-Fi.
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