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Apple iPad Mini: some alternatives at half the cost

Apple’s much-anticipated 7.9-inch iPad mini has finally been unveiled and went on sale last Friday. But is the Apple iPad Mini the right tablet for business? Perhaps it will be, Perhaps not, depending on which market you are: the market for a tablet in general, or the market for an iPad only.

For several reasons, including first the $329 starting price, the iPad mini may not be the right choice for everyone. So before buying a tablet, you may care to consider some of the alternatives on offer: there are so many Android-powered slates really efficient at ultra-affordable price available now on the market.

Here are some of the excellent iPad mini alternatives:

GOOGLE NEXUS 7:  The Nexus 7 is the best 7-inch tablet yet, combining fast Nvidia’s Tegra 3 quad-core performance, top-notch design and Google’s smart Jelly Bean OS (Android 4.1) for an amazing price of $199. It also has a number of advantages over the iPad Mini in terms of features and functionality: a GPS and turn-by-turn navigation (only available in the more expensive 4G models of the iPad Mini), a quad-core processor, a 1280 x 800 resolution display and a greater pixel density compared to the non-Retina display of the iPad Mini.

 

SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB 2: The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is a sleek Android tablet that offers snappy performance, Ice Cream Sandwich, and the ability to control your TV at a competitive price of $249.99. The slate offers a 7-inch 1024 x 600 resolution display, a dual-core 1GHz processor, 8GB of storage and dual-facing cameras. A micro SD card slot is available for up to 32GB of additional storage.

 

KINDLE FIRE HD: The second-generation of Amazon Kindle is a 7-inch tablet with a 1280 x 800-pixel HD screen resolution, powerful Dolby-enhanced speakers, a huge library of readily-available TV shows, books, and movies, and twice the starting storage space of the competition for a very low price od $159 to $199.

 

BARNES & NOBLE NOOK HD: The Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet offers a superior eReading experience, a great display, and smooth performance for an affordable price starting at $199 for the 8GB model,  and $229 for the 16GB version. It packs the highest resolution screen of any 7-inch tablet: 1440 x 900, and it’s also the lightest. The nook will feature a useful microSD card for adding to the 8GB of storage.

 

FNAC KOBO ARC: The Kobo Arc will be powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and will boast a 7-inch high-definition IPS display screen, with a resolution of 1280 x 800. The device will be available in an 8GB version for aprice of $200 and a 16GB version for a price of $250. There’s a dual-core 1.5GHz processor and front-facing camera an it will be available in the black, white and blue color variants.

 

ACER ICONIA TAB A110: The first real competition the Nexus 7 has faced, the Acer has one drawback: the display. The A110 is a 7-inch Android tablet running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and featuring 8GB of storage, 1GB of RAM, a quad-core Tegra 3 processor as well as connections for HDMI, micro USB and micro SD for a  price of $229.

 
 
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6 Comments on “Apple iPad Mini: some alternatives at half the cost”

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