A touch screen laptop or tablet is perfect for a graphic designer or anyone who would benefit from the use of two or four finger multi-touch features and the use of pen. Tablets are also perfect for keeping up with a fast-paced or always on-the-go lifestyle, or by simply providing an extremely portable computing experience in a thin design.
MykeTech reviews the best and most affordable touch screen laptops and tablets for 2011.
1. Apple iPad 2 (16GB, Wifi, White) NEWEST MODEL
The Apple iPad was hands down the best tablet available. The iPad 2 is even better. Face Time + App Store. Enough Said.
2. ASUS Eee Slate EP121-1A010M 12.1-Inch Tablet PC
The ASUS Eee Slate Tablet PC is extremely powerful and stylish, and is listed for $1,099.00 USD.
- 12.1-inch pressure-sensing multi touch LED-backlit HD display
- Less than 1″ thin
- Intel Core i5 processor
- 64GB HDD
- Windows 7 Home Premium
- Wireless N Networking Technology + Bluetooth V 3.0
3. Dell Inspiron Duo Convertible Tablet
A.K.A. “The convertible of tablets”. The Dell Convertible Tablet is extremely affordable ($599.99 USD), has a huge hard drive and fast processor, and is perfect at switching easily from touch and type functions.
- 320 GB HDD
- Windows 7 Home Premium
- HD Multi-touch screen
- 2GB Memory
4. MOTOROLA XOOM Android Tablet (Wi-Fi)
The Motorola Xoom is expensive; but is arguably the best android based tablet available.
- 10.1-inch HD display, Wireless-N Wi-Fi connectivity, and Android 3.0 platform.
- Powered by NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core mobile processor.
- Supports Adobe Flash unlike the iPad.
- Front-facing 2-megapixel camera; rear 5-megapixel camera + HD 720p video.
- 32 GB internal memory; HDMI output.
- Up to 10 hours of battery life.
5. Samsung Galaxy Tab (Wi-Fi)
- #2 in Amazon Best Sellers in Electronics>Computers & Add-Ons>Tablets
- Android Based Tablet – Android Froyo (2.2)
- Memory: 16GB
- WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n; USB 2.0; Bluetooth 2.1 Connectivity
- Tons of audio formats supported
- Display: 7.0″ WSVGA Display; 600 x 1024 Pixel Display Resolution; 3.54″ x 6.05″ Display Size
- Video: Codec: Mpeg4, H.264, H.263, Divx/XviD Format: 3gp(mp4), wmv(asf), avi(divx), mkv, flv
These tablets and touch-screen computers keep up with the fast-paced world by allowing you to use a computer that you can take virtually anywhere. Ever since the Smart Phone was introduced to the technology world; people everywhere felt like they had a personal computer in their pocket. Well now you can have a PC in your bag or backpack with a much larger screen.