Tablets work in the same way as laptops and netbooks do but with one difference, it has no physical keyboard or mouse as it use a touch screen to navigate your way round. Tablets are designed for easy use and to work at high speed without taking up much room.
However, it is sometimes hard to decide which tablet is best for you as many offer different features and specifications. Here is guide to what you should be looking when buying a tablet.
This is probably the most important factor to consider as a bigger screen will make it easier to navigate on but it does add extra weight to the tablet device. If you want a tablet that has a large screen, then there are tablets available below with screen sizes going up to 11.6 inches....Read More Show Less
3G and Wi-Fi
Most tablets will come with Wi-Fi connectivity. A tablet with the specification 802.11n is the ideal one to buy. 3G connectivity on a tablet will allow you to remain connected to the Internet even when you are not within a wireless network.
The majority of tablets are now developed between 16GB and 64GB storage. Most tablets will allow you to add extra storage (up to 64GB) by using the microSD card slot and thus ideal if you are storing a large amount of movies, music and other media.
OS and Apps
Operating systems and applications vary between the different tablets as they can have their advantages and disadvantages. The Apple iPad uses its own operating system called 'iOS' that has thousands of applications but does however lack support for Adobe Flash. Whereas, tablets such as the Samsung Galaxy Tab and ASUS EeePad Transformer is using Google Android that also has many applications and is open source. Windows 8 is the latest operating system from Microsoft, which has been designed to work across all platforms including tablet devices.
Browse our range of tablets below: