The Android operating system, developed by Google Inc. is currently at the top of mobile OS market. It is because of its software developers, writing Application that extent its functionality as compare to other OS available in the market. Android is available for Smartphones as well as on Tablets also. If you are looking for an Android based tablet then you will first like to consider our list of Top 5 Android tablets available.
Asus Eee Pad Transformer
Asus Eee Pad Transformer is the most compelling Android tablet. It is powerful, elegant and easy to use. It comes with a keyboard dock which turns it into a fully fledged Android powered Netbook. The tablet and the keyboard dock are covered by a honey-comb style texture, which makes it quite grippe to hold.
The drawback of this tablet is its size. It is 10.1 inch screen surrounded by a black bezel and metallic layer which makes it 20mm thicker and so it makes it slightly heavier than some of the other tablets around. It cost around £429 on launch with the keyboard and £379 without keyboard.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
Samsung has already launched tablet named Galaxy tab 7″ in the market before this. The Galaxy tab 10.1 is powered by Android 3.0 Honeycomb. It is powerful, user-friendly and lighter than the Apple iPad. It emphasis a 2MP front facing camera for video calling and 8 MP rear camera to click the beautiful World around you.
For starters it is the perfect choice with just 8.6 mm thick which makes it just 0.2 mm thinner than the iPad 2. Unlike, Iconia A500 and Motorola Xoom, I find it ideal for using as eBook reader and with 10 inch display it is perfect for watching movies as well. Therefore, this tablet is smart buy for anyone who wants a light and portable Android tablet.
There are quite a few interesting perks and additions on this tablet. Some may seem underwhelming at first, but as a whole they give Apple a good run for the prize. We still don’t know how much this tablet will cost.
Motorola Xoom was the first tablet to hit the market with Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system. It has a huge screen which makes it exciting, its dual-core processor make apps perform smoothly and with 3G/4G support you can enjoy fast downloads and video streaming. It has a 2 Megapixels front facing camera and 5 Megapixels rear facing camera. It sports 32GB internal storage, 1GB of RAM and 4G support once the software update will be available.
For connectivity it has Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi and 3G support. It is claimed as lighting fast tablet because of Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor installed in it. The Motorola Xoom is now available at £499and the 3G version is available at £599. Therefore, Xoom is the best Android tablet around and a device which is well worth.
LG Optimus Pad
LG Optimus Pad has its standard 8.9-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen with a 15:9 aspect ratio and 1280 x 768 WXGA screen resolution. It can pair its 3D video capture with glasses-free 3D display like the Nintendo 3DS. It is a Tegra 2 processor powered Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet with dual 5MP rear facing camera for 3D video capture and a 2MP front facing camera. It has 1GB RAM and 32GB internal flash storage memory.
It has a comprehensive looks, hence it lacks the exciting factor in it. It weighs 630 gm and is thicker than the Apple iPad 2. It has a plastic feel rather than metallic. It don’t have any external storage port; this is something which can be the biggest minus point of this tablet. For long time the cost of this tablet was not released, but later the price was announced as £749.99
Acer Iconia Tab A500
The Iconia Tab A500 uses the same Nvidia Tegra 2 1GHz dual-core processor as the Motorola Xoom. This tablet also sports a 10.1 inches screen and has 32GB of internal memory, 1GB of RAM and support microSD card up to 64GB. Iconia Tab A500 is bulkier and can be good for those who abuse their product mercilessly.
The Acer Iconia Tab A500 also has a dedicated HDMI port for playing 1080p video on your HD TV. This tablet doesn’t allow the selection of unusually impressive extra features. This also has a 2MP front facing camera and 5MP rear end camera. This Acer Iconia Tab cost around £450 for Wi-Fi only model and £530 for Wi-Fi and 3G model. Hence it is cheaper than Motorola and has almost same features when compared.
So, this is our list of Top 5 Android tablets available, If you know any other Android tablet which is more perfect than these, do share about them with us!