Tablet Computers: Taking Productivity Mobile

Since the introduction of the original iPad, the general public has been in love with the tablet computer. Tablet computers allow for a versatility that not even laptops were able to provide up to that point.

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The public snatched them up at an incredible rate. Since that introduction many tablet computers have been released with many different bells and whistles. Above all, tablet computer makers have been working to make tablet computers as powerful as their laptop counterparts. With more processing power comes the ability to run more advanced software and be used in more ways.

The business world is generally one of the most innovative of all industries. When they see a potential benefit, the good companies move to integrate the technology as quickly as possible. As tablet computers became more powerful, the benefits of having one for travel and general use has escalated and many businesses have made the switch from traditional laptops.

Business Tablet Computers

Which laptops are the best for business? The following all have their pros and cons and it’s important to determine which will work best for your business.

Microsoft Surface Pro 4:

  • 2.4Ghz Intel Core i5-6300U processor
  • 8gb LPDDR# RAM
  • 12.3 inch screen, 2736x1824 pixel screen
  • Rear and Front facing cameras
  • 256gb storage
  • 1.73 pounds

The Surface Pro 4 is currently the most common business tablet computer. The surface 4 provides business owners with power and versatility. Additionally there are many versions on a sliding price scale, so even businesses on a budget can get a fairly strong tablet computer. 

Apple IPad Pro:

  • Apple A9X processor
  • 4 gb RAM
  • 12.9 inch screen, 2048x2732 pixel resolution
  • Dual cameras
  • 32gb storage
  • 1.57 lbs

The Apple iPad Pro is the first of Apple’s tablet computers to be aimed at businesses. The Apple A9X processor provides huge power to the system. Additionally this tablet computer is best when armed with the full suite of useful accessories like the keyboard cover and the Apple pencil stylus. A downside to the tablet computer is the low level of storage memory available.

Panasonic ToughPad:

  • 1.6Ghz Intel Core i5 processor
  • 8gb SDRAM
  • 7 inch wxga screen, 1280x800 pixel resolution
  • Rear camera, front webcam
  • 128 gb storage
  • 1.2 lbs

The panasonic toughpad provides something a little different from the other tablets listed here. While the Surface and iPad listed above are businessmen’s tablets, this is the working businessmans tablet. The toughpad is specially constructed with an extremely rugged design to allow it to be taken into the field and survive mishaps. Additionally the screen is designed to be easily read in direct sunlight, which has been a problem for other tablet computers. The downside is the price. All that protection and security can have this tablet computer costing up to around 3000 dollars.

There are many other tablet computers available and it’s important to determine which business tablet computer suits your company’s needs the best. However it is sure that these powerful tools will continue to play a role in business for years to come.

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