IPad VS Laptop – Will iPad be Able to Replace Laptop?
When the iPad was launched in April 2010, it was herald as the ultimate replacement of the laptop. It generated a lot of interest and within the first 80 days apple had managed to sell 3 million iPads, an impressive number by any standard. But is it so really good that it will ultimately replace the laptop as the item of choice as a portable computer?
Well, let’s put them under the microscope and see which the best deal is. Hopefully, it will shed more light on which is more superior.
- iPad vs. Laptop Battery Power
The iPad comes with an inbuilt lithium ion polymer battery that lasts 10 hour on video, 140 hours on audio and 1 month on standby. Pretty good on the other hand most laptops have got an average battery life of most laptops is only four hours. This may however be reduced by heavy applications such as video or games.
- iPad vs. Laptop Storage capacity
The iPad has got fixed capacity ranging from 16-64 GB. With the same price as an ipad one is able to get a laptop that has got memory in excess of 300 GB.
- iPad vs. Laptop for Size and Weight
The average iPad weighs only 1.5 pounds while the laptop weighs around 6-8 pounds. The iPad is easy to carry around and one can get over security checks quite easier compared to laptops also to use it you don’t have to plug in the power cable and reboot like the a laptop.
- iPad vs. Laptop Hardware connectivity
Ponder this, what can’t you connect to a laptop, yes pretty much everything from a modem to an USB connection. The same is not true for an iPad it only comes with a 30 pin connector as used on iPhones and iPods.