Thinking Of Buying The iPad?
Much to many people’s surprise, tablets are no longer considered new technology. Since they have been around for a good 20+ years now, only in different (less notable) forms, the tablet has only recently breached its greatest potential. By technology standards, two decades is quite old. With the original creation of the tablet, it was not long before numerous competitors began to appear.
Tablets were not the big news they are known as now. Not until Apple got involved in the game. Ever since the creation of the first iPad in 2010, working off the same system as the iPhone, the marketplace has seen a significant surge in popularity for the tablet. Copy products have sprouted like daisies, since with every great success, there will always come those who wish for a slice of the monetary pie. These companies purposely took off with a similar design as the iPad’s, since the older type of tablet was not selling nearly as well.
Much with the iPad, Android OS-based tablets run off a touchscreen system. Their interface mimics the iPad’s navigational qualities, but they fall short when it comes to the huge selection of apps that were available on the Apple marketplace long before the Xoom or Kindle came along. Even the Nook, developed through Barnes & Noble, is an android tablet in disguise. It is created for the promotion of an ornate e-book reader, but in actuality, there are many aspects available on it that make the Nook more a tablet than an e-book reader. Considering it has access to internet browsing and the download of many android applications, not to mention the capability of modification to a more Android open platform, it is not too hard to believe that this is a true tablet in clever disguise.
With the creation of the iPad 2, certain aspects of the original model were promptly fixed. This model was released a mere month after the Xoom made its appearance to the tablet marketplace. With it, anything that the Xoom was attempting to out-perform the original iPad with, was quashed. It’s primarily due to the fact that Apple was aware of any inconsistencies of their original design and, upon reflection of this newer release, they went out of their way to ensure that their model would stay on par with their customer’s expectations, at all times.
Countless user reviews have raved about the battery life of the iPad 2, versus the battery life of the Kindle, Galaxy Tab, Nook, and other related tablet devices. Even though Android has gotten major props in the area of personal configuration, Apple ensures that play ability will last longer using their locked system.
Even though applications need a stamp of approval from Apple in order for them to appear by individual developers on the iPad and iPhone’s digital store, this ensures that nothing but quality applications slip through the cracks and onto their customer’s devices. Despite the fact that most anyone with the knowledge to create an application can release one for the Android marketplace, Apple is still the leading provider of applications available on their marketplace as far as quality and numbers go.
The iPad’s initial success is obvious and the enhancements of quality that it provides shows why so many people still choose it as their favored tablet of the lot. The immense capabilities of the iPad far surpasses those of any other branded tablet, surpassed only by the only slight advantage of pixels per resolution. Even as far as appearance standards go, it is a difficult task to beat Apple, when it comes to providing a sleek and fantastic looking electronic device. Their designs tend to surpass so many other competitors and their typically white default shade is nearly synonymous of their brand.
Another big reason to purchase the iPad over other tablet models is they are cost effective to repair if they become broken. Unlike other models that are not in high demand cost considerably more due to low stock levels.