The announcement by Apple of the introduction of its latest tablet computer the iPad 2 is regarded as one of the greatest events in the consumer product sector of the entire world. Most people were quite excited by it. But was Apple really successful with its innovate iPad 2? Well, you will have to decide that for yourself. Now Apple through its co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs quickly informed his audience upon revealing the iPad 2 of some of the things that were missing in this tablet computer. And reasonable explanations were given by Apple for their absence. Nevertheless, there is indeed a need to compare the features of the latest iPad with that of other great releases, namely; LG Optimus Pad and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.
Okay so what features are missing in the iPad 2 from Apple? Anyway before going into all that be informed that these two tablet computers from Samsung and LG both have dual core CPU inside, their displays are better with additional pixels as well as being capable of 1080p video recording. The Optimus Pad in its part even has the capability to shoot 3d videos as well as movies. In addition, both also run the latest Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system (OS) produced especially for tablets.
Alright so what is missing in the iPad 2? Yes, a quick run down of some of the features that is absent with this tablet, which would have put it in a better position include among others; the absence of a regular SIM card slot. It only supports Micro-SIM for 3G models. The absence of voice telephony capabilities that is present with other tablets, plus absence of standard USB port (for one to be connected via USB with iPad 2 you will need to get a converter). Also, the web browser for iPad 2 does not support flash, has no MicroSD card slot, as well as tethering and personal hotspot support.
But what about Samsung’s Galaxy Tab and the Optimus Pad from LG. What do they have that is lacking with iPad 2? To begin with the Optimus pad possesses a dual 5 megapixel camera, while Galaxy Tab comes with a 8 megapixel camera. iPad 2 also has a camera, but this is equipped with just .7 megapixel. Again, both tablet computers have their cameras coming with flash. And both are equipped with Google services built in, which is important because of the role Google plays in the lives of people. In addition, Samsung Galaxy Tab also weighs less compared with iPad2.
Certainly not all of the missing features as well as those that either Optimus Pad or Galaxy Tab has have been covered in this article. The aim at the end of the day is to at least make you aware of some of them. So the ball like they say is now in your court to do decide on what to do with the information you now have. Information is power!