tablet computer comparison

Topics: Microsoft, Usage share of web browsers, Web browser Pages: 3 (463 words) Published: March 16, 2014


Introduction

Task 1.

The aim of this assignment is to identify three brands of Tablet computers, comparing Hardware and software specifications.

A Tablet computer can be defined as a mobile personal computer in a single unit with screen sizes 7 inches (18 cm) or larger, measured diagonally Tablets are typically larger than smart phones or personal digital assistants Editors Dictionary.com, "tablet computer – 1 dictionary result", Dictionary.com, retrieved Feb 28 2014

Hardware Analyses

From the table of specifications below it can be seen that the Hardware specifications for the three Tablet computers being compared varies greatly from screen size and resolution to CPU (central processing unit) manufacturer and speed. CPU speeds for aforementioned Tablet computers have processor speeds ranging from 1.30 Ghz to 2.30 Ghz and screen sizes from 7.9 inches to 10.8 inches.

Hardware specification table

Software Analyses

From the table below you will see the three Tablet computers being compared have completely different Operating Systems which all have their own proprietary software application stores where applications can be downloaded from, the Apple and Microsoft tablets come preloaded with Operating systems designed and built in house where as for the operating system installed in the Samsung tablet is designed and built by Google.

SOFTWARE SPECIFICATION TABLE

Tablet computer
Operating system
Internet browser
Media player
Apple iPad mini
IOS 7
Safari
iTunes
Samsung Galaxy TabPRO
Android Kit Kat
Google Chrome
Android media player
Microsoft Surface Pro 2
Windows 8.1
Internet explorer 10
Windows media player

Hardware and Software comparison

Each tablet has various differences with its hardware and software. Apple iPad mini has the smallest screen size 7.9 inches where as the tablet with the largest screen size of...
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