Advantages and disadvantages of tablets pc

  
Advantages of tablets pc:


1. portability (can work from everywhere and small enough to put in handbags);
2. small weight (lighter than most laptops);
3. smaller in sizes;
4. a flexible screen (You can choose to place the screen in landscape or portrait.);
5. an attractive design;
6. the handwriting recognition;
7. can be used as a GPS navigation device;
8. offer the same functionality as a normal computer;
9. gesture recognition;
10. a powerful pen recognition;
11. ideal when you are in a conference;
12. XP-compatible regular applications can run on the tablet PC;
13. can be laid flat on the working surface;
14. great and handy for note taking;
15. you can connect a keyboard to a tablet computer but it is less portable in such a configuration;
16. surfing the web is much healthier within the tablet (because most web websites are designed with laptops and desktops in head);
17. a multi-touch tablet permits you to interact with all the subject matter material quickly;
18. ease and comfort and ease of use;
19. an effective learning and teaching enhancement tool;
20. use as an interactive teaching aid for tutorials and external student consultation;
21. provide a very powerful audio recording;
22. connection to the internet from anywhere;
23. you can continue and finish their work while in transit;
24. serve as an organizer to professional with much less paper on hand;
25. good for a project presentation;
26. longer battery lifetime;


Disadvantages of tablets pc:


1. hardware is prone to damage;
2. weaker capabilities;
3. traditional keyboards are much more comfortable;
4. the screen size is too small in comparison with a laptop;
5. higher cost;
6. do not come with optical drives for use with CDs or DVDs;
7. ineffective for the cognition of complex engineering concepts;
8. potential screen damages and repair costs (more chances of screen damage to tablet PCs than to laptops; tablet computers are prone to problems like cracks, dead pixels, blown back-light bulbs and bad sensors);
9. difficulties to work on the small screen as compared to larger screen size of the laptops;
10. less number of ports;
11. cannot embrace massive amounts of data;
12. the type and speed of the input process (inputs with tablet PCs become slower than those with laptops);


13. lack of the keyboard for data entry (but you can connect a keyboard to a tablet computer);
14. the LCD screen is one of the most expensive parts to replace on a tablet PC;
15. can not play big game