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A tablet computer has become a most popular culture now days. Tablet gives you more portability than that of Notebooks with almost similar features such as internet connectivity, range of apps including e-books, email, calendar, useful apps, social apps and so on – the list is endless!. Google’s Android operating system has attracted many tablet manufacturers such as Samsung, Asus and Sony to give Android a try, and in return Android has given fair dividends. Race is law – following we see the top quality tablets running on Android OS.
Google Nexus 7
The Nexus 7 from Google is the first tablet in the Google Nexus series implementing the Android operating system. The Nexus 7 tablet is attractive in terms of built, pricing, and a gateway for huge number of apps and contents leverage to compete effectively against its rivalries.
The Nexus 7 features a 7-inch (180 mm) display, an Nvidia Tegra 3quad-core chip, 1 GB of RAM, and 8, 16 or 32 GB of internal storage. Incorporating built-in Wi-Fi and near field communication (NFC) connectivity, it is marketed as an entertainment device with integration with Google Play, serving as a platform for multimedia consumption of e-books, television programs, films, games, and music. The tablet was the first device to ship with Android version 4.1, nicknamed “Jelly Bean”.
The Nexus 7 received positive reviews from technology critics, particularly for its competitive pricing, premium-quality build, and powerful hardware. On the other hand it is criticized for absence of cellular connectivity from initial models and no expandable storage.
The Nexus 7 success reflects through its unprecedented selling of approximately 3 million units in October 2012 – according to the sources. The Nexus 7 directly competes with similar devices such as Amazon’s Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble’s Nook Tablet, and Apple’s iPad Mini.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, a stylish piece from Samsung, is powered by Google’s Android software, which serves as a platform for multimedia consumption including movies, music, and web browsing. On the hardware front, the Galaxy Note 10.1 has 1.4 GHz quad-core Exynos processor and a 2 GB of RAM. The tablet comes with 16, 32 and 64 GB of internal storage along with microSD card slot that can accommodate up to 64 GB of additional storage.
On the connectivity side, it has HSPA+, dual-band Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi Direct, A-GPS and IR for remote control apps. It also has a 5-megapixel camera on the rear and a 1.9-megapixel camera on the front.
It is the second entry into Samsung’s Galaxy Note range, which emphasizes the use of a stylus officially named S-Pen (S standing for Samsung) as an input device for tasks such as sketching and note-taking. The new device is equipped with a quad-core processor that allows users to run multiple applications at a faster speed than the previous version, which had a dual-core processor.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is the best Samsung tablet yet. If you can get over its somewhat high price, it’s a sound Android tablet investment. Its compelling features found nowhere else.
Google Nexus 10
The Nexus 10 is a tablet computer developed by Google and Samsung running on Android operating system. Following the success of the 7-inch Nexus 7—the first Google Nexus tablet—the Nexus 10 was released with a 10.1-inch, 2560×1600 pixel display, which in 2012 was the world’s highest resolution tablet display.
Along with the Nexus 4 mobile phone, the Nexus 10 launched version 4.2 (“Jelly Bean”) of Android, which offers the following new features: 360° panoramic photo stitching called “Photo Sphere”; a quick settings menu; widgets on the lock screen; gesture typing; an updated version of Google Now; and multiple user accounts for tablets.
Nexus 10 has the latest version of Android, considered to be the best of Google, and comes with favorite Google apps like Gmail, Google Maps, Google+, YouTube and Chrome. Nexus 10 is integrates with Google Play store.
Nexus 10 lets you video chat with up to nine friends at once with Google+ Hangouts. You’ll look great with the 1.9MP front-facing camera and impressive 5-megapixel main camera.
The Nexus 10 tablet is attractive, well-built, and well-priced. But its software doesn’t live up to the promise of its hardware. While testing the tablet many users come across list of bugs, battery life suffers because of the high-resolution screen, and Google’s lack of guidance on tablet-focused apps.
ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity 700
ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity, the slimmest and lightest Android tablet, developed by Asus. The ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity 700 is coming with attractive specifications including a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor clocked at 1.6GHz, 1GB of RAM, and internal flash memory of 64GB expandable via a SD card. Asus also upgraded display with 1,920×1,200 pixel resolutions, more than doubling the resolution of the prior models. In addition, super IPS enable to bright outdoor readability with wide viewing angles.
Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) platform built for Transformer Pad Infinity 700. It provides easy multitasking, rich notifications, customizable home screens, resizable widgets and deep interactivity for a full web experience.
The ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity comes with a 8-megapixel camera on the back with LED flash and auto focus abilities.
With stunning stylish colors, metallic finished design, incredible gaming performance and superb connectivity makes Infinity 700 the brilliant tablet. However, the pricing disappoint convincingly.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD (7-incher)
The Kindle Fire HD 7″ tablets features a new 1280×800 high definition LCD display delivers rich color and deep contrast from every angle, with an advanced polarizing filter and custom anti-glare technology.
The 7-incher come with16GB and 32GB version with 1GB RAM and dual core 1.2 GHz processor. The Kindle Fire brings the simplicity of the e-book range to the tablet arena, with dedicated space to access your movies, games, apps and music too and all this run on Android 4.0 operating system.
The Kindle Fire HD screen is bright, brilliant and the graphics are crispy and smooth. Also gives exclusive sound quality with Dolby audio – a dual-driver stereo speakers.
The kindle Fire HD boasts amazing Wi-Fi connectivity which perhaps the best in any device available in the tablet market.
Lastly Kindle Fire HD offers you unmatched pricing at $199, with full of ambitious features and specification this tablet surely worth of having.