Hardware: Comparison of Large Tablets
For many people a Tablet makes a great choice when going mobile. This guide gives you an overview of three popular large tablets options across the three different operating systems.
The large tablet size provides a large screen for more interactions and adds functionality for touch interactions and consumption of media. This is the territory carved by the original iPad, with a footprint slightly smaller than an A4 page. These devices provide the optimal blend for mobile experience. They are far more portable and lighter than their laptop equivalents and have much longer battery life.
The table provides a guide to some of the main and differentiating features of the large tablet category.
|Features||Apple iPad Air||Window Surface 2||Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1|
|Operating system||iOS||Windows 8 RT||Android 4.0|
|Device Price||$598 – $1049||$529 – $639||$498 – $624|
|Cover Price||$48 – $99||$139 – $149||$69|
|Total Price Range – RRP||$646 – $1148||$668 – $778||$567 – $694|
|Comments||* Pricing scale includes WiFi and 3G||* Pricing scale includes WiFi and 3G|
All information is current at time of publication (Updated 20/02/2014) and should be used as a guide only.