Battle of the Titans: iPad vs. Slate
Although Apple’s innovative iPad has reached a successful hit of millions of units sold all around the world, some IT experts revealed that the HP’s new generation tablet Slate is a much better option in comparison with the iPad. The iPad received an incredible significant number of online orders due to its superior abilities, featuring an impressive collection of the greatest applications. Bellow you will find an interesting perspective towards the competition between iPad vs. Slate:
- iPad vs. Slate- Design and Connectivity
At a first look, the design of the HP`s tablet is generally smaller than the Apple`s, as the Slate includes an 8.9 inch display, meantime the iPad has 9.7 inches display. On the other hand, the Slate provides great connectivity options, while the iPad doesn’t. The HP`s device provides connectivity through the USB ports and SD card slots. The Apple`s tablet is held back to its 32-pin connector and, of course, to any proper adapters compatible with the device. Another very important feature of the HP is its ability to pair with an HD TV.
- iPad vs. Slate- Battery Life
The area that is definitely dominated by the iPad is the battery life. In general, the Slate battery power lasts over five hours. Consequently, the iPad`s battery resists more than twelve hours.
- iPad vs. Slate- Performance
The HP Slate incorporates a 1.86 GHz Intel Atom Z540 processor and runs on a Windows 7 platform. According to the HP`s official declarations, the Atom Z series was created especially to accentuate the battery life over the performance, making the Slate an efficient and advanced tablet.
On the other hand, the Apple`s device is burning fast. The iPad applications generally open virtually instantaneously. Everything about the iPad resigns to speed and easiness. The device awakes from sleep in a fraction.
- iPad vs. Slate-Price
The most popular and appreciated version of the iPad starts at the price of $500 and includes a 16 GB storage. For an upgraded version of 64 GB version with 3G, the price begins at $830. On the other hand, the HP Slate can be purchased with $800, and the device contains a 64 GB of storage and no 3G.