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Expand Your Productivity With an 8 GB Tablet

Read your favorite book or magazine, check your email, listen to music, watch movies on the go and much more with an 8 GB tablet with a fast GHz processor. You can also keep in touch with your friends and family on social networks as this device gives you easy access to the Internet, without lugging around your laptop. Many of these devices also have HD cameras so you can take photos and video conference as well.

What is a tablet?

A tablet is a portable PC that is smaller than a laptop but bigger than a smartphone. These devices may operate on the same systems as your laptop but many operate on an Android or iOS system. Typically, any input is done on the screen of your tablet, but you may also get a wireless or Bluetooth keyboard. You will also typically find a slot for a memory card if you need more than 8 GB of storage space.

What screen sizes does a tablet come in?

Both Apple and Android tablets come in a wide variety of screen sizes. Many companies have the same product available in multiple sizes so you can choose what works best for you. Some common screen sizes, which are measured diagonally, are:

  • 7 inches
  • 7.7 inches
  • 8.9 inches
  • 9.7 inches
  • 10.1 inches
What kinds of apps are available for a tablet?

Depending on which operating system you have, be it iOS or Android, you will usually have access to that system's app store. The exception to this is the Kindle Fire, which has its own app store despite being an Android Tablet. This gives you access to thousands of applications to extend the functionality of your device. You can find apps for games, business, education, health and fitness, and much more, regardless of platform.

Can an 8 GB tablet replace a laptop?

Whether or not your portable device can replace your laptop depends on the kind of tasks you do on your laptop. However, in many cases, the answer is yes. Many tablets, like the Apple iPad and the Samsung Galaxy Tab A, are compatible with an external keyboard. This eliminates the need for the touch keyboard you get by default. There's also no need for a mouse since you can just touch the screen to do many of the same things a mouse would.

How do you connect to the Internet with a tablet?

Both Apple and Android tablets have multiple options for data connectivity. Most often, you will connect through Wi-Fi. If the tablet has the feature, and you have the appropriate data plan with your carrier, you will also be able to connect to 3G or 4G networks with your device, regardless of whether or not it uses an Android operating system.

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