Tablet computers are becoming more popular. After all, in terms of their characteristics, they are not inferior to laptops and stationary "brethren," and in dimensions much smaller. In addition, if you want, you can turn your tablet into a full-fledged workstation using a keyboard and mouse.
Today we offer you Top-5 most expected tablets .In the top five were new items from different manufacturers, the start of sales of which will be held from October to December this year.
- 5. Apple iPad mini
- 4. HP Envy x2
- 3. Kindle Fire HD
- 2. Sony Xperia Tablet
- 1. Microsoft Surface
5. Apple iPad mini
is the "younger brother" of the iPad tablet. The screen size for the mini version will be much smaller, the diagonal will be 7.85 inches. Apple plans to release about 5 million iPad mini monthly. Analysts predict a significant decline in prices for seven-inch tablets from all other manufacturers, as to compete with Apple in this segment will not be easy.
4. HP Envy x2
- the first tablet from HP based on the operating system Windows 8. In fact, the Envy x2 is a hybrid laptop and tablet with a detachable keyboard. Two parts are connected together by magnetic fasteners. Diagonal screen Envy x2 is 11.6 inches, weight - 675 g. Sales of new items will begin in December for about $ 1,400.
3. Kindle Fire HD
- expected pair of tablets from Amazon. The younger model has a seven-inch screen, a dual-core processor with a frequency of 1.2 GHz, 16 or 32 GB of internal memory and 1 GB of operating. The older model has a screen with a diagonal of 8.9, a dual-core processor with a frequency of 1.5 GHz, 16, 32, 64 GB of internal memory. Both versions are running Android 4.0 ICS.The seven-inch tablet is already sold at a price of $ 199, sales of the older version will begin in November 2012.
2. Sony Xperia Tablet S
- a gadget in a waterproof case that runs on Android 4.0 ICS.The screen diagonal is 9.4 inches. Inside this expected novelty is a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor with a frequency of 1,300 MHz, 1 GB of RAM, two cameras, 16, 32, 64 GB of internal memory. In the US, sales started in September, but officially until Russia did not reach the tablet. The price starts from $ 399.An interesting addition was a cover with a built-in keyboard.
1. Microsoft Surface
was announced back in June this year and is now considered one of the most anticipated competitors iPad. The public was presented with two modifications of the tablet. The younger novelty of thickness of only 9.3 mm weighs about 680 grams and runs under Windows RT.The older version has a weight of 910 grams with a thickness of about 14 mm. It is controlled by Windows 8 Pro. Prices for tablets from Microsoft have not yet been announced. It is expected that this will be done in October.