5 Best Alternatives to iPad

best ipad alternatives5 Best Alternatives to iPad

iPad is a great product by Apple and it has a lot of amazing features but it is not the only tablet in market. Today there are many companies offering wide range of tablets.

Some are laptops that can be converted into tablets with just one flip and some are designed tablets. We reviewed some popular tablets and created a list of 5 Best Alternatives to Apple iPad.

1. Blackberry Playbook

Blackberry is certainly one of the most desired men brands and Playbook is their latest addition. This alternative to iPad is 7.6 inches wide and 0.4 inches thin, and it is more than just a tablet.

blackberry playbook alternative to iPad

It has 1GHz dual core processor paired with 1GB RAM and it offers 10-hours of battery life. It allows you to enjoy internet with latest plug-ins and do multi tasking. Blackberry Playbook also has its own messenger BBM for video and text chatting.

It has HD 1080-pixel screen with 3MP and 5MP camera in front and back. You can also share your stuff with your HDTV with ease. The Blackberry Playbook cost $699 for 60GB space.

2. ASUS Eee Pad Transformer TF101

Asus Eee Pad is one of the best alternatives to iPad available in today’s market. At first glance it looks like a laptop but when its keyboard clicks away it is completely a new thing.

The keyboard works wirelessly through Bluetooth and it has a small touch pad for navigation. It works on Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS from NVIDIA Tegra 2 family dual-core-2 processor.

asus eee pad transformer alternative to ipad

A good advantage of ASUS Eee over iPad is that it has two USB ports and SD card readers. It has SRS sound, HD playback, HDMI-out and much more. The ASUS Eee Pad cost around $400 and it is worth spending for.

3. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

It is another nice alternative of iPad and it was released in July 2011. The Samsung Galaxy Tab looks great with rounded corners, glossy surface and shinny sides. It has 10-inch screen and it is 8.6mm thin, and it weights little more than 500 grams.

samsung galaxy tab alternative to ipad

Its multitasking feature allows you to fully enjoy your work. It works on Android 3.0 OS with 1GHz dual-core processor, and it comes in 16GB and 32GB space. Users can also purchase its keyboard accessory from its store.

4. LG Optimus Pad

LG Optimus Pad is one of the very first Android tablets to appear in the market. One of the best features of LG Optimus is that it has two 5MP cameras on back, which allows you to take 3D images.

lg optimus pad tablet

It also has one 2MP camera in front, which makes a total of three cameras; just in case you run out of camera. It has 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 CPU with 1GB RAM and 32GB space. It is a great choice but it is much costly as compare to other tablets.

5. HP Touch Pad

HP Touch Pad is recently introduced in the market but it is not available in many countries yet. It is glossy, smooth, shinny and it is black in color. Hewlett-Packard is a computer giant and they have installed good line of apps in their new tablet.

hp touchpad

It runs on WebOS 3.0 owned by HP and it is packed with 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon CPU, but it is not certainly the fastest tablet in the market especially when you turns it 90-degrees. But it does have great features such as HDMI-out and good accessories.

These are definitely some of the best alternatives to iPad and you should definitely consider these options when you decide to buy a tablet.

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Saurabh Dutta
Saurabh Dutta is the founder and author of TechChai. He writes on useful technology tips, tricks, tutorials, articles and interesting technology updates on various websites and blogs online.
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