The Android operating system is comparatively new when compared against Apple's own operating system. The android system is designed by Google and has seen a dramatic rise in its use amongst mobile devices and tablet computers. Within North America, the tablet powered by android is second in the list of smartphone OS handsets.
The android tablets come in a selection of models and have shown so far very good results and more importantly, it has been seen as bridging the gap between laptops and smartphones. One of the most popular tablets has been the Samsung Galaxy Tab with a new version of this device (Galaxy Tab 10.1) due out in 2011.
These tablets has many uses such as listening to music, surfing the web, downloading files and watching and streaming videos from sites such as YouTube. There are many apps available in the market either in a paid or free format.
The android operating system has a major advantage over other systems is its incorporation of Adobe Flash. One feature of the android system that has made it become popular is that it has been developed using an open platform, which has meant people have the ability to add or remove any plugin they like. The flexibility and customizability of the operating system has allowed it grab a slice of the market share away from its biggest competitor and is looking like the operating system may overtake as the number one operating system for tablets.
The design of an android tablet is less restricted with its hardware and use of ports when compared with the iPad as these devices will come with USB ports allowing the use of flash drives and keyboards to be used.
These tablet devices have become quite inexpensive when compared with the high price for the Apple iPad.
Save on Laptops is one of the leading companies in the UK that are specialising in android tablets. It is an internet only retailer which helps keep prices low. We are situated in Minworth, Sutton Coldfield, which is just 10 minutes from Birmingham City Centre and we can be reached from most of the West Midlands via the M6/M6 Toll.
If you would like more information about our android tablets, please call us today and speak to an experienced member of our team who will be able to give advice and assist you on the best tablet deal for you. Call us today on 0121 20 200 50, alternatively contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.