Top Four 7 Inch Tablets Compared - What's Hot and What's Not - Page 3
Now that RIM has shown off the new OS to update the PlayBook at CES 2012, people are excited about this tablet again, as they should have been all the while, minus the original price. Now that the pricing is low, the apps are growing and the OS is updating, there's no reason not to get this tablet! More features to say this is the best 7 inch tablet on the market is the 5megapixel rear camera, 3megapixel front facing camera, and front stereo speakers. If you've ever listened to audio on any other tablet, it always sounds muffled and quiet, or really distorted and awful. The PlayBook's front speakers sound loud and amazing. This tablet is my pick out of the group listed in this post. It has the hardware to beat any other 7 inch tablet on the market, and RIM is committed to updating it with great features and apps, all at the price you'll find for a 16GB - 64GB tablet. 4.5 out of 5 stars because there's always room for improvement, but not much. Check out the review here.
The last tablet we'll look at is the Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet. It's around the same price as the others above at $249. The Nook Tablet is another Android tablet, again however, it's been skinned to the point of nonrecognition much the same way the Kindle Fire has changed the UI experience. B&N want you to buy from their online portals basically. The Nook Tablet has it's own version of the Android Market, as such, you may not find all the same apps you would find otherwise directly from the Android Market. That said, there are thousands of apps to choose from, so you'll likely be satisfied with the selection regardless. The Nook Tablet has a 1GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. That said, B&N state that 12GB of that storage is reserved for B&N content, so you won't be able to load up 10GB of your favourite songs from your computer just yet. You can however store them on a MicroSD card as the Nook Tablet supports up to 32GB MicroSD card expansion, which is nice to have, and something the PlayBook lacks.Continued on the next page