Tablet computers are extremely popular with business community. And not to forget even kids loves to do all unusual stuff we'd have never expected them to do so early. According to a report by Gartner, the sales of tablets will reach close to 256 million units in 2014, an increase of 23.9 percent from 2013. This is all happening because of fast moving technology.
For users, the tablet device is the most appropriate gadget to invest in. Gone are the days when tablets were meant to consume content (only). But now the situation is way better what it used to be in 2011. Microsoft has already launched its best-selling MS Office application for the iPad. So now you can not only view documents but edit them as well with one touch.
Analysts believe that the rising status of tablet computers lead to the decline of PCs. A bunch of critics blamed poor battery life that eventually feared many not to invest in notebook computers any more. Though no proof exists that poor battery life on laptop computers might lead to the decline of PC industry. The reason why the tablet is preferred over a notebook computer is because of great battery life.
That being said, battery life is a very crucial aspect whenever you consider a tablet device. Tablet's biggest asset is its awesome battery life. We fully support this statement based out on our experience. We already know that you are looking forward to buy a new tablet but don't know which on to pick.
Today, we've prepared a list of top 5 tablet computers with great battery life. Take a look at the sliders below. Happy weekend!
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
The new premium tablet from the house of Samsung sports a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. The tablet is powered by an Octa-Core Exynos (A15 1.9 GHz ＋ A7 1.3 GHz) CPU. The slate offers a healthy 3GB of RAM and 16GB of on-board memory, which can be later expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card slot. The Tab S 10.5 runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat. On the camera front, you'll get to see an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED Flash, and a 2-megapoixel front-facing shooter. The connectivity options on the tablet include a Wi-Fi, 4G LTE/3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, among others. The makers have added a respectable 7,900mAh battery fitted inside. The tablet is thin and sleek (6.6mm) and weighs in at 294g (Wifi) / 298g(LTE).
Asking price - Rs. 45,000
Apple iPad Air
Apple iPad Air comes with 9.7-inch Retina Display having a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. For imaging, there is a 5MP rear-facing camera with improved imaging optics and a 1.2MP FaceTime HD shooter with bigger sensor and dual-mics. The front-facing camera can record videos in 720p HD. Apple claims that the iPad Air can easily give a battery backup of 10 hours on a single charge.
Asking price - Rs. 35,990 onwards
Sony Xperia Tablet Z2
Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 has a 10.1-inch Full HD display , featuring Triluminos screen technology alongside the company's new "Live Colour LED" technology, which it claims makes colours appear natural and vibrant. On the software front, the tablet runs on the latest Android 4.4 Kitkat version with Sony's customized UI layer on top. Under the hood is a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor, coupled with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of on-board memory, which can be further expanded via a microSD card slot. On the imaging front, the tablet features an 8.1MP rear-facing camera with an Exmor RS sensor. The slate also has a 2.2MP front-facing camera for video calls. Moreover, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 will come in 4G + WiFi model, here in India. Sony claims that the Xperia Tablet Z2's 6,000mAh lithium polymer battery can deliver 10 hours of multimedia playback without a single recharge.
Asking price - Rs. 49,990
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 features a 10-inch HD display (1280x800). It is powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz MediaTek MT8389 (Cortex-A7) processor, coupled with 1GB of LP DDR2 RAM. The device also offers 16GB built-in native storage , with an option to expand it via microSD card, up to 64GB. There's a 5MP rear-facing camera and a 1.6MP front-facing shooter. The company claims that the tablet can deliver up to 18 hours of Wi-Fi browsing, with the Yoga Tablet 10 bearing a 9,000mAh battery.
Asking price - Rs. 26,000
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1
The Samsung Galaxy Tab4 10.1 comes with a 10.1-inch WXGA display offering a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Processor coupled with 1.5GB RAM and it runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS. It is quite better in terms of photography as it comes with 3MP Fixed Focus rear camera and a 1.3MP front-facing snapper. Connectivity options are advanced with the inclusion of 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS and GLONASS. Native storage unit is seated at 16GB which is further expandable up to 64GB via microSD card. The device which measures 7.95mm thick and weighs 487g is powered by a massive 6,800mAh battery.
Asking price - Rs. 28,000