When people go out looking for a tablet, they usually don’t always know where they will start. Unlike the iPad by Apple, buyers of Android tablets have so many choices. Sometimes, it seems like there are actually too many choices.
This is why consumers have to make a list of the things that are important to them. This is often the only way to come away with a good buy. The following list highlights some things to consider when an Android tablet purchase is in your near future.
1. Battery Life
The first thing that needs to seriously be considered is the battery life. Most consumers believe that any tablet, regardless of what is advertised, is limited to a general battery life.
This is untrue. So many Androids are on the market. Some of them have features that seriously drain the life of the battery in no time at all. Others are designed in ways that extend battery life.
It is up to the consumers to find out what they need and then find a product that works for that purpose.
The cost of an Android is obviously very important. Much of this really depends on the brand that you are interested in. Fortunately, most Android tablets are designed by companies that already have a technology base.
This means that the average consumer knows what to expect from a Dell or Samsung tablet, if they have ever used one before. It is still valuable, however, to seek customer reviews and do a close study before making choices. After all, the Android tablet market is still fairly new.
Companies that make Android tablets may not have the same level of success that they have had in other markets. Don’t overspend on something that you don’t need.
Consumers should also be weary of buying something just because a certain brand name is associated with it – there are always duds, don’t let yourself fall prey to that trap!
Lots of consumers make a bad choice when they simply follow a company that has made strides in other electronic device markets.
However, they soon find out that there is a steep learning curve. The fact that a certain company makes great smartphones or laptops will not necessarily equate to great tablet PCs.
One would think that it should work this way, but it doesn’t. Customer reviews are posted all over the Internet. If you really want to get a quality tablet, read the reviews first.
Some people will run out and buy an Android tablet without considering the specifications. This is unwise though, and one reason is because Androids come with many different capacities for memory 8GB, 16GB and 32 GB.
This may not be a big deal if you don’t save lots of files on the tablet, but it can be a dreadful mistake, however, if you plan to store lots of music and movies on this it. eBooks don’t take up a lot of room, but music and the movie files do.
5. Screen Size
People who are into movies should also consider screen size. It can often be surprisingly disappointing to have to watch a movie on a tiny little screen, even if you don’t think it’ll matter.
Have a sales associate put one on for you in the store, or ask your friends to try it out on theirs. You’ll then know what you can stand.
Jill Peterson writes about shopping, technology & lowering her credit report.