The characteristics of an Android Tablet PCs, the Next Obsession of the young generation

The characteristics of an Android Tablet PCs, the Next Obsession of the young generation

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Nowadays, computers are quite common in our society. Even the adults – to people I know who before were strangers to computers and reluctant to operate, are now exposed and gradually learning the basics of computer use (especially the software aspect). One of the factors that led to them to learn this technology is the attraction of the many benefits of the Internet they can not refuse and continue to seduce them daily while watching the little ones to enjoy.

Computer is in fact derived from desktop to laptop / notebook computers to the latest invention of a more compact computer that the Tablet PC. For us who are not familiar with the Tablet PC might have in our mind as we ask, what is a Tablet PC? What is up with that device that makes it an in-thing or an obsession with the little ones? How does it work? Is it an in-thing just for the kids and not adults? These are just some of the many questions we have regarding this new technology. In this article we answer some of the common questions on a tablet PC.

As we all know, there are two general areas of a Personal Computer (PC) hardware and software. First we will talk about the hardware side.

HARDWARE:

Screen Size:

Tablet PC, the name itself suggests that it is smaller in size compared to a desktop computer and even more compact than a laptop and built in different sizes (cm) from 5 “to 10”, but the common size is 7 “8” (inches).

The screen and resolution:

What makes this more versatile than a notebook or laptop is that it is a resistive or capacitive type touch screen monitor, and some even feature a multi-touch screen that you can squeeze and stretch images and Web pages with two fingers to zoom! And since it is completely touch screen it means you do not need a keyboard with you to a character while typing or editing the icons on the screen.

On the other hand, this device has different screen resolution, but most of them with 800 * 480 pixels and some have 1024 * 600 pixels.

Processor:

The processor in different models of mobile PC processors such as TI OMAP3 Cortex A8, TCC 8900, Rock RK2808 Chip, Chips TCC8900 Tele, Tele TCC8902 Chips, ZT-180 (ARM architecture), VIA MW8505 and may more. Most of the processor clock speed ranging from 600MHz to 800MHz.

Memory:

Android A typical tablet PC has a 256 MB of RAM and supports expandable memory with SD, as Herotab RK7 it supports expanded memory via SD up to 32GB.

Network Adapter:

All Android Tablet PCs are WiFi ready and most are installed with an 802.11b / g wireless network adapter that a range of 100 m to 150 ft.

Battery:

Most are built with a Li-ion battery that allow us to screen for 5 hours (WiFi off) to 6 hours (WiFi on) leaves. But there is a new tablet PC that has a removable battery, it’s the Wits Tech A81E which is run by the new Android 2.2.

Weight:

This feature is what makes it more versatile than laptop or notebook computer because they are designed for a perfect mobile companion that are less than 1 kg. (Example: the Wits Tech A81E Android 2.2 weighs 0.39kg).

SOFTWARE

Operating system:

There are a multiple range of mobile operating systems available today. Currently the best selling mobile operating system Symbian OS, and smaller rivals Android, Blackberry OS, IOS and Windows Mobile. Various mobile operating systems including Android based in Linux and UNIX.

In the second quarter of 2010 were smart phones running on Android operating system ranked first among the smartphone OS. One of the advantages of Android is that the large community of developers writing application program to broaden the functionality of devices running the Android OS has. It is estimated that there are already more or less 70,000 applications available for Android, making it the second most popular mobile development environment. Android OS versions: Android 1.5 (Cupcake), Android 1.6 (Donut), Android 2.1 (Eclair), Android 2.2 (Froyo).

Some Android Tablet PC runs on Windows CE 6.0 (dual boot with Android OS)

Application programs:

Using Tablet PC for editing documents in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF reading, and many application programs and have a web browser. If you are a multi-functional tablet PC then the best choice models that run the Android OS, an open source because it is more than 70,000 applications you can instantly download to your device.

Multimedia Player:

The standard tablet PCs supports the popular and common video and audio formats, such as – MP3, WMA, FLAC, AAC, AC3, OGG, AVI, MPEG4, MPEG2, WMV, RMVB, FLV, H.264, etc. It is also compatible with image formats like JPEG, PNG, BMP and POISON

The details above are just some of the basic features of a Tablet PC. To learn more, visit the link below for more informed and view photos on this latest technology.

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Author: admin on April 14, 2011
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