JAKARTA, MI: Provider of information technology, IT Business Edge, explained and investigated 12 new tablet computer that will be the main competitor Apple iPad.
In his slide show, IT Business Edge, said tablet market is growing fast with many new competitive tablet was introduced to the public. The difference is the consumer, wireless networking, and quality of the device itself.
So, what are the 12 tablets are likely to shake the iPad market performance in the future?
A. Samsung Galaxy Tab
Galaxy Tab was introduced at the IFA conference in Berlin, a 7-inch Android tablet from Samsung.
2. BlackBerry Playbook
Quanta Computer, which was assigned as a maker of BlackBerry Playbook by the manufacturer, Research in Motion (RIM).
Tablets which will reportedly sell for U.S. $ 499 will have Wi-Fi connection, Bluetooth technology and has a camera facing the front and rear.
Playbook will not have cellular connectivity, and will serve as complementary tools for BlackBerry smartphones. These tablets will not use BlackBerry OS 6, but with the QNX operating system that has been developed.
3. Cisco Cius
Cisco Cius, called collaborative business phones and tablets that integrate virtual desktops with full access to communication and collaboration applications Cisco.
Tablet Android operating system will have a 7-inch screen, runs on Intel Atom processor and features a front-facing camera for video conferencing and rear.
This device support for Wi-Fi and 3G, offering 32 gigabytes of Flash, and the price is less than 1,000 dollars.
4. Dell Streak
First available in Europe, Dell Streak is a smartphone / tablet hybrid is offered through a network provider, AT & T, in the United States.
Equipped with a 5-inch WVGA touchscreen and Android 1.6 operating system, Dell Streak has wiggle room between smartphone and tablet categories, although no one knows will succeed or fail.
5. HP Slate 500
Tablets made by Hewlett Packard (HP), 500 Slate, will target corporate users. Although little is known about this device, it has been confirmed that the tablet will run with Windows 7 operating system and target the same market with Cisco Cius.
6. Toshiba Folio 100
Toshiba has released two limited edition tablet, dual screen, Libretto libretto W100 and W105, but all eyes are on the new Android tablet.
Folio 100 was introduced on the sidelines of the IFA 2010 in Berlin. This device has a 10.1-inch screen, run with Android 2.2 and Nvidia Tegra processor 2.
Folio 100 is also backed up 16GB of memory, Bluetooth 2.1 support, equipped with HDMI output, two USB ports, SD memory card slot, and wireless connectivity 802.11 b / g / n and 3G data.
7. HP PalmPad
The tablet is one of the products from the acquisition of Palm by HP. Tablet which was originally planned to be made by Google's Android operating system was delayed its release to the market.
HP, are being focused to use the Palm WebOS platform and will market the tablet in early 2011.
Viewed shape, PalmPad made really seemed to rival the Apple iPad and win customers.
8. LG Optimus
Before the end of 2010, LG plans to market this tablet. The device will run the Android operating system.
LG believes its product is better than iPad with a device that will be more productive.The company also plans to release a tablet-air OS Windows 7, UX10, in the future.
9. Acer Tablet
Acer introduces the tablet 7-inch touch screen in a presentation on China in May. Unlike most tablets, this device features a QWERTY keypad.
In the presentation, it is unknown tablet was run with the Android OS version number.
10. Microsoft Windows 7 Tablet
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has said that it is prepared to take the Apple iPad market.
Although the tablet position Microsoft criticized by many people, including Rob Enderle of IT Business Edge, Microsoft is still working with Intel and other computer makers to optimize the tablets.
11. OpenTablet 7
Company designer, manufacturer and developer of communications systems, OpenPeak, is developing a touchscreen multimedia device that can also be used for phone calls.
OpenTablet 7, this Flash-based tablet will distinguish themselves by the use of energy management software OpenPeak. Supported by some, including Intel Capital and GE, OpenPeak is secured by 52 million dollars in new investment.
12. Google / Verizon Tablet
Internet giant, Google, along with the telecommunications company Verizon is developing a tablet which once again to compete with iPad. HTC and Motorola has been rumored to be a manufacturer's device.
Details about the device it is very rare, even not known whether it will run with the Android OS or Chrome.
Speculation says that this device has a multi-touch screen 10-inch and beresolosi 1280 × 720 pixels, Nvidia Tegra-based platform, 2 GB RAM, equipped with 32GB solid-state drive, 3G/Bluetooth/WiFi connectivity, GPS, a webcam too.
With all the advantages and drawbacks, whether it is able to compete with a dozen tablets or shift the Apple iPad? We wait. (Ant/OL-9)