Laptops Vs Tablets
December 1, 2017
December 1, 2017
Whether you want to watch films on the go, catch up on work on the way to a meeting, or play games from the comfort of your bedroom, laptops and tablets are ideal.
Connexin have put a list of the pro and cons for both laptops and tablets –
- Portability – easy to use on the move or in different rooms of your home.
- Wi-Fi connectivity – can connect easily and quickly to Wi-Fi hotspots.
- Gaming performance – if you buy high-tier, you’ll be rewarded with superb gaming performance.
- Working – A laptop is great for keeping all your work files in one place with easy access.
- Battery mode – when you’re away from home, your laptop has to run off the battery unless a power source is available.
- Expensive – to upgrade a laptop to a new model it can become very expensive, with laptops hard to upgrade yourself, as customer you seem stuck
- Portability – small enough to fit into a handbag for use on the move.
- Lightweight – compared to laptops, tablets are very lightweight.
- Tablets can be used as a GPS navigation device – ideal when you’re lost.
- Functionality – tablets offer the same functionality as a computer.
- Battery life – tablets offer superior battery life to laptops.
- Damage – the hardware of a tablet can easily become damaged.
- Capabilities – weak compared to laptops.
- Keyboards – tablet keyboards are not as comfortable to use as laptop keyboards.
- Screen size – tablet screen sizes are much smaller than laptops.
- Price – tablets can be more expensive than laptops.
- Peripheral ports – tablets have fewer peripheral ports than laptops.
- Speed – tablets run more slowly than laptops.
With pros and cons to each, how do you know which one is better? We recommend choosing your device based on what you intend to use it for as well as its capability. Laptops tend to be more practical for work and education purposes, while tablets are used mainly for recreation and easy to use on the move.