HP Slate Alternatives
|ASUS Tablet 600, 10.1"|
The ASUS Tablet 600 is a Tegra 3 powered ARM device running Windows 8 RT. It comes with a 10.1" screen at a resolution of 1366x768. Just like the Transformer Prime one can detach the Tablet from the Keydock and use it as a Tablet only device. On the back it features an 8MP camera with flash and on the front an 2MP camera.
Not only does this tablet include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, an e-compass and a gyroscope but also NFC.
|Gigabyte S1081, 10.1", 895gm|
|Dell Latitude ST, 10.1", 816gm|
With a focus on business, the Latitude ST offers a hi-resolution screen and long battery life along with basic connectivity options with full-size ports. The casing is rubberised for grip. Capcative and Digitiser inpout layers are included. The optional docking station adds Gigabit Ethernet and comes with a keyboard. The 'Oaktrail' Z670 isn't a powerful CPU so multi-tasking will be limited. If the SSD is fast, it will help improve Windows 7 performance, otherwise it could feel quite sluggish.
|Kupa X11, 10.1", 1019gm|
The Kupa X11 comes with a multitouch screen and an active digitizer which is pressure sensitive. It is built on Intel's Oak Trail platform sporting a 1.5GHz Processor and packs 2GB of RAM. Battery life is promised to be about 10hrs.
|HP Slate 2, 8.9", 690gm|
The HP Slate 2 is a Windows 7 Tablet powered by an Intel Atom Z670 clocked at 1.5 GHz. It has up to 64GB mSATA Storage and should last with its 2-cell (30WHr) battery up to 7.5 hours.
With the possibility to add the Tablet to the optional dock one can have 2 more USB 2.0 ports plus the ability to extend the screen via HDMI to another device.
|Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet, 10.1", 715gm|
The Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet is a standard Tegra 2 device with 3G options and up to 64GB Storage. It does feature an IPS display with Gorilla Glass. With its full size USB slot and its SD Card Slot it provides good connectivity for file exchange on the go.
|Lenovo IdeaTab S2109, 9.7", 580gm|
The Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 is an Android 4.0 tablet with a 1 GHz TI OMAP 4430 dual core processor, 1GB of RAM, and a 9.7 inch, 1024 x 768 pixel display. Unlike some other relatively cheap tablets, the IdeaTab S2109 includes Bluetooth 3.0, a micro HDMI output, and a microSDHC card for expansion. It also has a front-facing 1.3MP camera.
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