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Top 10 Tablets launched in year 2012

|December 26 2012 |Tablets


Tablet PC is an introduction to future Technology. The Future which will have tablets with lightening fast speed Processors and as many as new features as numbers of stars in a galaxy. Recent Study and Findings have taught us that Tablet PC’s market is growing very fast throughout the globe.

Indian Market has seen a huge demand of Tablet PC. Starting from International brands Apple, Amazon and Google to the Indian brands like Micromax, everyone has made their own way to create a space for themselves in the Indian Market.

If 2011, tablets were introduced properly but the emergence of tablet should be dedicated to the year 2012. On one side Indo-chinese manufacturers were on its high to ensure making tablets more and more affordable, on another side leading companies like Apple, Samsung, Google etc were busy making their tablets more innovative and user focused. Here in this article, we are Presenting you the TOP 10 Tablet PCs that were launched in the year 2012.

1. Apple iPad 4th Generation

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Apple doesn't needs an introduction. But the Apple we are talking about is not a simple fruit, Its a major brand which manufactures Computers, Mobile phones, Tablet PCs and even iPods.

Apple launched 4th Generation iPad this year which also features Retina Display. This device is the successor of iPad3 and is said to twice faster than the previous version.

Below are some major specs of this device:

  • 9.7" LED-backlit IPS LCD touchscreen, 2048x1536 pixels; scratch-resistant with oleophobic coating

  • iOS 6 with iCloud Support

  • Apple A6X SoC with 1 GHz dual-core processor

  • PowerVR SGX554MP4 quad-core GPU

  • 1 GB RAM

  • LTE Connectivity

  • 662g (LTE Version)

  • 5 MP Autofocus Camera

  • 1.2 MP Front Camera with FaceTime HD calls

  • 11,560 mAh Battery

2. Apple iPad Mini

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Apple launched a smaller version of its iPad under the name ‘iPad Mini’. Its Display size is smaller than the iPad. But it specs are enough to create a great impact on the market. iPad mini sales reports are enough to say that it was hugely accepted around the globe.

Cheaper Price tag and the brand name of Apple is something which is disturbing its rivals in Tablet Market. The Specs of iPad Mini are:
  • 7.9 inch LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology

  • 1024x768 resolution at 163 pixels per inch (ppi)

  • iOS 6 with iCloud Support

  • Apple A5, Dual Core 1GHz Cortex A9 Processor

  • 512 MB RAM

  • LTE Connectivity

  • 5 MP Autofocus Camera

  • 1.2 MP Front Camera with FaceTime HD calls

  • 4,490 mAh battery

3. Microsoft Surface



Microsoft Surface Tab is a Windows OS based Tablet PC. Microsoft Surface was announced on June 18th, 2012, at Milk Studios in Los Angeles. The Microsoft Surface comes in two versions: first with Windows RT and the second one with Windows 8 Pro. Both models can install new apps from Windows Store.

The Microsoft Surface features 'VaporMg’ a molded magnesium casing that holds this tab's components adding to its PVD finish.

The Specs of Microsoft Surface RT are:
  • 10.6-inch 1366 x 768 px, ClearType HD Display

  • Windows OS

  • NVIDIA T30 Quad Core processor

  • GPU: ULP GeForce

  • 2GB Ram

  • 1.2 MP Rear and 1.2 MP Front camera

  • 32GB inbuilt memory

  • Expandable memory upto 32GB upto microSD

  • Microsoft Home & Student 2013

  • 360 Hours Standby time

4. Samsung Galaxy Note 800

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Samsung is the brand which defined the Android market. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is a new thought that was evolved to increase the productivity, creativity and learning methodology.

The Specs of Samsung Note 800 are:
  • 10.1" WXGA (1280x800) LCD

  • 1.4GHz Exynos Quad-Core Processor

  • 2GB RAM

  • Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

  • 5 Megapixel AutoFocus Camera with LED Flash

  • 1.9 Megapixel Front Camera

  • 16 GB inbuilt Memory, Expandable

  • Calling facility

  • 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0

  • 7000 mAh battery

5. Huawei Mediapad 7

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Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. is a chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company and is the largest telecommunications equipment maker in the world. Huawei has recently launched the Mediapad 7 Lite.

It specs are:
  • 7 inch (1024 x 600), IPS LCD capacitive touch screen

  • 1.2 GHz Cortex A8 processor

  • 1GB Ram

  • Android 4.0 ICS

  • 3.2MP Rear Camera

  • 0.3MP Front Camera

  • 8 GB inbuilt Storage, Expandable

  • Calling Facility, 3G, WiFi

  • 4100mAh battery

6. Google Nexus 7

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The Google Nexus 7 is a tablet computer designed and developed by Google in association with Asus.It is the first tablet to run on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. The new Google Nexus 7 carries a whole lot of vibrant features in an elegant and compact sized shape.

Its Specs are:
  • 7-inch LED backlit IPS touchscreen, Gorilla glass display

  • 1.3Ghz NVIDIA Quad-core processor with GeForce Graphics processor

  • 1GB of RAM

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

  • 1.2 MP Front Camera

  • 8GB/16GB inbuilt memory

  • Bluetooth, WiFi, NFC

  • 4235mAh Battery

7. Micromax Funbook TALK

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Micromax Talk is the upgraded version of India’s best selling tab. Micromax’s presence in Indian market have minimized the sales figures of many international tablet manufacturers.

Micromax Talk is a budget Tab which supports calling facility.

Its Specs are:
  • 7.0 inch capacitive touch screen

  • GHz ARM cortex A8 processor

  • 512 MB RAM.

  • Android 4.0 ICS

  • VGA Fr4ont Camera

  • 4GB inbuilt memory, Expandable

  • Calling Facility over 2G Network

8. Kindle Fire HD

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The Kindle Fire HD is the 2nd Gen. of Amazon's Kindle Fire series of color touchscreen tablet PCs. It has super built body and attractive features.
Its Specs are:
  • 8.9 inches, IPS LCD, Capacitive Multi-Touch Screen

  • 1.5 Ghz dual-core processor with Imagination PowerVR 3D graphics

  • GPU : PowerVR SGX544 @ 384 MHz

  • 1GB RAM

  • Android 4.0 ICS

  • 1.3 MP Front Camera

  • 64GB internal memory

  • 4G LTE, 3G, Bluetooth

  • 11 hours Standby time

9. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is a new generation tablet pc from the Korean smartphone company. The device features sturdy buildup, Android 4.0 OS Ice Cream Sandwich comes for an eye-popping price.

Its Specs are:
  • 7-inch PLS touchscreen, WVSGA resolution

  • 1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor

  • GPU : PowerVR SGX540

  • Chipset : TI OMAP 4430

  • 1GB RAM

  • Android 4.0 ICS

  • 3 MP Rear Camera

  • VGA Front camera

  • 8GB/16GB/32GB inbuilt memory, Expandable

  • Calling Facility

  • 3G, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi,

10. Google Nexus 10

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Google Nexus 10 is a 10 inch tablet offered by Google in the Nexus Series. Google Promises it to be world’s highest resolution tablet PC with Multi-user support and best HD Contents supported by Google Apps.

It Specs are:
  • 10.5 inch (2560 x 1600) Super PLS TFT Capacitive Touchscreen, 16M Colors

  • Dual-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15

  • Samsung Exynos 5250 Chipset

  • GPU : Mali-T604

  • 2GB RAM

  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

  • 5 MP Rear Camera withg LED flash

  • 1.9 MP Front Camera

  • Bluetooth, WiFi, NFC, GPS

  • Light Sensors

  • 9000 mAh Battery


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