Computers are need of everyone today and with passage of time they are becoming compact and easily moveable. There was a time, when computers were humongous like a room but with advancement in technology they shrink and now they are so small and light weight that we can carry them anywhere with us. Laptops were a step ahead than personal computers just a little while ago, they were light weight, easy to carry and equipped with advance features. With introduction of laptops computing technology was at peak, people were amazed with introduction of this new console. But then technology took another step gave birth to a concept of tablet computers. Tablet computers are a kind of mobile computers which are easy to use with help of touch screen and stylus.
Tablet computers can work with different operating systems which enable this device to work with third party programs as well. These third party programs let users install and operate their device in best possible way. Now days they are among most popular device because of their extreme portability and wide range. Different famous companies are manufacturing tablets and they have replaced laptops very easily. Users prefer this console because of its interface and small size. Laptops are still much bigger in size when they are compared with tablets.
Reason of selecting tablet over laptop:
User interface: first and most important reason of preferring tablet computers over laptops is its interface. Tablets allow its users to scroll on its screen with your fingers; you can type and select anything on a tablet without using keyboard. Users can input their commands with just some touches and they can easily navigate over its surface to perform their work with figure or a stylus pen.
Size: although laptops are compact in size as compare to personal computers but tablets are even smaller than laptops. They are portable and light in weight; you can put a small size of tablets in pocket of your jeans or in a handbag easily. These tablets are called mobile tablets because of this feature only.
Battery life: tablets are designed efficiently so that they consume less power and stand for longer than other devices. Hardware components and cooling methods adopted in these devices are very unique which take less power and work much better. Laptops can also last for long but not as much as tablet can stand. An average laptop runs for 4 hours without need of charger but tablet can last for nearly 10 hours.
Storage: new and advance tablets are coming with smaller but much powerful memory chips and processors. One tablet can store more than 40 GB to 64 GB of data and this storage capacity does not affect processing speed as well.
Cost: Tablets are much cheaper than laptops. A best quality tablet comes in half price of an average laptop. This feature adds benefits to this device. In this way students and average capacity individuals can easily afford this console.
Besides these important and prominent features there are some other noticeable factors which influence users to select to prefer tablets. Users find tablet computers as new and emerging technology and to stay updated, in and cool they prefer new things over old one. Stylus is another attractive and new feature which helps to draw art work on small screens. It let users to freely move their pen just like a paint brush on screen. You can put your notes on the go in meeting or on in classrooms. This is a wonderful console for playing and enjoying games as well. It is a small utility with million functions.
Research have shown that by 2015 Tablets will grow as popular as MP3 players got popular, If that happens, is it going to be a end for laptop computers?. Is it already serious threat to Laptop manufactures? Results are shown in servey report below.