With Apple exerting massive dominance against telcos worldwide, some have turned towards Android tablets to ease the pain, but is Honeycomb any real substitute for genuine iPadnadol?
When it comes to Android tablets, most come up pretty short when compared to Apple’s iPad. But Archos has unveiled a new tablet that takes Android tablets to a whole new level and offers up real competition in terms of hardware for the iPad.
Android Honeycomb tablets are now on store shelves and vendor websites. Six months from Honeycomb's release, tablet makers have finally optimized their hardware to fit the new made-for-tablets OS version to their larger-than-smartphone screens. But where are the apps?
Don't want to get locked into Apple's ecosystem by buying an iPad or iPad mini? No problem! Here are my top 7 Android tablets for July 2013. And if you're looking for budget Android tablets, there's two here you might be interested in.
Written by: Alex Zaharov-Reutt | Published in: MobilityAlthough Apple is expected to sell tens of millions more iPad models (including the expected iPad Mini) in the second half of 2012 alongside the tens of millions already sold, and various Androids taking, in total, the number two spot, both will have a giant first run of 3 million Microsoft Surface RT Tablets to contend with as a genuine compe
Wow, have you ever seen that much trash-talking an Apple event? After introducing the iPad Mini, Apple’s SVP of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller, did a side-by-side comparison of the new iPad versus the leading Android tablet, Google’s Nexus 7. “Others have tried to make tablets smaller than the iPad, and they’ve failed miserably,” Schiller said.
In the quest to be “different” from Apple, it looks like N-Trig’s “Pen and Multi-Touch” technology will see Android OS tablets able to work with finger tips through its capacitive screen, while also letting users have the accuracy that only a stylus can truly bring – will the iPad 2 offer the same?
Based on initial sales reports and some tablet market flip flops, the few Android tablets that have hit the shelves so far seem to have crashed and burned. Early sales figures indicate that no Android tab is coming close to being the much-awaited Apple iPad alternative. But will time heal all? Does the Android tablet just need the same growing time that consumers gave the iPad?
Android tablets have finally joined their phone counterpart up top. According to ABI Research, tablets running Android outsold Apple’s iPad in Q2 of 2013. Revenue for the entire tablet market hit $12.7 billion in that quarter.