As by latest table market share Apple-Microsoft leads the tablet world with market shares 49% and 46% respectively. The fourth generation iPad and Surface tablets gets good response from the customers.
Microsoft introduced its first tablet computer surface on 26th October 2012. The entry of surface tab also show up Microsoft’s clear vision on the rapid growth of tablet market. Surface tab doesn’t show any resemblance to current trendsetting tablets. The main focus on this tab is it is running on home grown operating system Windows RT. The first look at surface gives out an impression of a laptop as it is supported by a kick stand and ultra thin wireless keyboard. The NVIDIA Tegra T30 processor promise for fast performance and supported by 2GB RAM.
The outstanding browsing experience is provided by the inbuilt browser Internet Explorer 10. The do not track method on the browser allows the users to keeps out of browsing history. The tab only allows Wi-Fi mode to access the internet. The 10.6 inch tablet is very light at weight and easy to carry. It gives an affordable battery backup of 10 hours. The applications for the tablets are also available in Windows store. The 32GB version of surface tablet is available at a rate of $499.
Still Apple became the top in tablet market with up to 50% share. The new generation I pads hits 3 million units in first week. Now it have 49 of market share. The lightest thinnest tablet iPad mini became a new trend and it is the first smaller sized tablet from Apple the 7.9 inch size. The main features of iPad mini are:
- The lightest and thinnest tablet ever – 0.28 inch thickness and 0.68 pound weight.
- 7.9 inch LED backlit multi-touch display with 1024*768 resolutions.
- Lightning fast Dual-core A5 processor.
- Running OS- iOS6.
- 5 megapixel autofocus iSight camera and 1.2 megapixel Face Time HD camera.
- Available in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + cellular mode.
- Colors – black slate and white silver.
- Lightning connector.
- Improved Siri.
- Lithium polymer battery with 10 hours backup.
- Available in 16GB 32GB and 64GB with price tag of $329 $429 and $529 respectively.
The search giant Google also introduced new tablet from Nexus series in third quarter the Nexus 10 and new version of Nexus 7. The Nexus 10 became the tablet with highest resolutions display ever with 2560*1600 pixels. The tablet is also updated with Android 4.2 the new jelly bean flavor. It is completely a sharable tablet that is multiple account facility through the new version of android. It is available in 16GB and 32GB version at costs $399 and $499 respectively. The new 32GB version of Nexus 7 tablet available in lowest price tag of $249. Now Google have 20% tablet market share. Google hopes for the best with new cheapest same time advanced tablets from Nexus series.