So many choices of tablets have made people confuse about what to choose and what not? As a matter of fact most of the tablets that were introduced in 2011 offered a tough competition to the Apple iPad 2. Let’s check out the Top 7 7-inch Tablets which are considered to be the iPad 2 rivals.
The very first tablet in our list of “Top 7 7-inch tablet” is BlackBerry PlayBook. RIM best known for using state-of-the-art technology in its BlackBerry cell phones successfully launched BlackBerry PlayBook couple of months ago as iPad 2 rival. BlackBerry PlayBook is a 7-inch tablet which operates on the new QNX, which was launched by RIM in 2010. QNX is also employed by the automakers in their vehicles to be used for Bluetooth integration, connectivity of devices etc. This 7-inch tablet features dual camera i.e. 5MP rear-facing and 3MP front facing camera, offers screen resolution of 1024X600 and powered by dual core 1GHz chip. Weight of BlackBerry PlayBook is 0.9 Pounds.
2. HTC Flyer
The second tablet in our list of “Top 7 7-inch Tablets” is the HTC Flyer, HTC is Taiwan based cell phone manufacturer which unveiled its 7-inch tablet HTC Flyer in MWC (Mobile World Congress). HTC Flyer presents screen resolution of 1024X600; it is equipped with 1.5 GHz Snapdragon processor, operates on Android Gingerbread and employs HTC Sense which offers 3D experience. Internal memory of this 7 inch tablet is of 32 GB and features RAM of 1GB. HTC Flyer also features 5MP rear facing camera and 1.3MP front facing camera. Weight of HTC Flyer is 0.91 pounds. People who want to use it as a business tablet will be glad to know that it also features stylus which helps them to take note during the important meetings and semainars, in addition a unique feature i.e. Timemark facilitate the users to record the audio of the meeting in parallel to the notes written by them.
Dell jumped into the tablet war with 5-inch tablet, after looking at the competitors it introduced the Dell Streak 7 which operates on Android 2.2. Dell Streak 7 is equipped with dual core Tegra 2 processor; its 7-inch display provides screen resolution of 800×480. One can take as much pictures as want because it features 5MP rear facing camera and 1.3 MP front facing camera and consists of internal memory of 16GB and RAM of 512MB. Weight of Dell Streak 7 is 1 Pound.
Samsung Galaxy Tab is a 7-inch tablet which operates on Android 2.2 and features QWERTY keyboard. Like the tablets of this age, it features dual camera i.e. 1.3MP front facing camera and 3.0MP rear facing camera. Samsung Galaxy Tab is powered by 1GHz Cortex A8 and consists of RAM of 512MB and internal memory of 2GB, its 7-inch display provides screen resolution of 600×1024. Weight of this smart tablet is 13.58 Ounces.
5. ASUS EeePad MeMo
ASUS unveiled its 7 inch tablet in CES 2011, EeePad MeMo operates on Android 3.0 or Honeycomb and powered by Qualcomm 1.2GHz chip. 7 inch display of ASUS EeePad MeMo provides screen resolution of 1024X600 and features rear facing camera of 5MP and front facing camera of 1.2MP. Weight of ASUS EeePad MeMo is 0.8 Pounds.
Now moving towards the second last tablet of the list of “Top 7 7-inch tablet”, which is ViewSonic ViewPad 7. ViewSonic ViewPad 7 is a 7-inch tablet which is powered by Android 2.2 and offers resolution of 800×480. ViewPad 7 features 0.3MP front facing camera and rear facing camera of 3MP and also offers customized audio and video experience. One can easily use it to meet the office and business requirement because it provides convenient interface for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. ViewSonic ViewPad 7 is a slim tablet with 0.45 inches thickness and quite light with weight of 0.8 Pounds.
7. ARCHOS 70
The last tablet in our list of “Top 7 7-inch tablet” is ARCHOS 7o. ARCHOS 7o features 7-inches touch screen with resolution of 800×480 and consists of integrated webcam. It operates on Android 2.2 and powered by ARM Cortex A8 1GHz processor.