The very first tablets that actually replaced most of the netbooks we got from Samsung named Samsung Galaxy Tab which was the 7′” screen tablet with Google Android. Samsung made great sales in India & soon enough rest of world tablet makers find Indian market is having huge potential.
Recently web shouted that – the best of tablet market makers are coming to India & we find the competition is going to heat up a little in coming one or two months. So here is a quick overview of what you should buy in India from tablet market & why ?
Apple iPad 2
From past week we have hear rumors that iPad 2 migh hit India by first week of may & today itself Vijay Sales confirmed it in a tweet that – iPad 2 will be available from prices 27,900 for base version with Wi Fi and 16 GB.
iPad 2 is having all new iOS 4.3 embedded well within 9.7″ of screen with their latest retina display. As we know iPad is best selling gadget from Apple yet & it is way to powerful with its app store support. This will be the very first preference for Apple lovers of course because of its powerful 1GHz , A5 dual core processor. iPad 2 can record 720p HD videos form its 5 MP camera & great to make video calls with its front VGA camera. (Lacks flash at rear cam though, it might disappoint few of you.)
Its available is various storage sizes like 16GB/32GB/64 GB with 3G & WiFi supports. IT have Bluetooth 2.1+EDR for connectivity & Wi Fi version is 802.11 b/g/n support for wireless browsing. This new avatar of iPad is thinner faster & lighter weighing only 133 pounds.
Price starting – Rs. 27,900 / $499
Samsung Galaxy Tab
Samsung Galaxy Tab has proven to be the best enemy of Apple in Tablet segment which is powered by “Android2.2 Froyo” &made record sales all over the world including India. Galaxy Tab is having 7″ of touchscreen & great finished body that fits best in hands for reading, multimedia, gaming & browsing. Its cheaper & definitely better than any other Android tablet available yet in India, though there are some new launches planned in coming quarter. Galaxy Tab has a powerful 1Ghz processor that sports Wi Fi 3G (7.2MBPS) , Bluetooth for high speed wireless connective. This tablet have Samsung’s custom made Android version & friendly UI that has been liked by many many users. 3MP of rear cam with LED flash captures great photos as well as videos whereas the 1.3MP camera at front is great for making video calls.
Price : Rs. 26,000 / $450
Galaxy Tab is overall an great browsing & multimedia experience as we have tested it & great news i new Galaxy Tab with 10.1″ is coming this June is market. Galaxy Tab 10.2 have “Android 3.0 Honeycomb“, which is the best Android version yet made only for tablets. This new tab is having Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n & 3G for connectivity. 8MP camera for 720p HD video recording. 2MP front camera for video calling & VoIP makes it best in tablet category yet. New Galaxy tab have 1280×800 screen resolution & weighing 1.3 pounds only. Its the most powerful tablet powered by Android yet & if you really want a big screen tablet – just wait for a month will be enough. (Processor is 1GHz)
Price: Undisclosed for India yet.
Motorola Xoom Tablet
Motorola had really created wave across the web when it launched the first ever Android 3.0 Honeycomb powered device across the world & awesome customization of android for making android tablet segment more powerful. Similar to new Galaxy tab Xoom is featuring 10.1″ of display with resolution of 1280×800. 1GHz dual core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, which is fastest at the time for tablet. 1GB of RAM makes application running more smoother & multi tasking easier. This tablet is weighing 1.6 pounds little heavy than iPad2 & Galaxy tab. This tablet is having 5MP camera that shoots 720p HD videos & 2 MP front camera for video calls. This tablet is only available in 32 GB right now & have all connectivity options like Wi Fi, Bluetooth & 3G.
Price: Rs. 35,000 / $600
Overall Motorola Xoom price is very high but it will surely reduce in one or two months after Apple iPad 2 & Samsung Galaxy Tab launch. So here is our quick review & suggestion if you are looking to buy a new Tablet in coming days.
Let me know your opinion & suggestions in comments below.