• July 21, 2024

3 Things to Consider Before Switching to a Tablet from a Laptop

With iPads and other tablets improving in performance every other day, it becomes really tempting to consider making a clean switch to a tablet from a laptop.

Best part: not only is it good for play but most definitely for work as well.

But before you do this, here are 3 things to consider before making the switch:

#1: Need a keyboard and mouse?

Just the onscreen keyboard will not help when it comes to being productive when using a tablet. At some point, you will have to consider getting a mouse and optional keyboard too. That is, if you want to get any serious work done at all. All these modern-day tablets have optional keyboard covers apart from accessories available.

#2: Which Platform to Use?

The next question that you need to ask is which platform (Android, iOS or Windows) suits you best. If you need MS Office for your work, then it would be Windows even if there’s Office 365 for iOS as well. Of course, if you work with Google Apps, then just about any of these platforms would work just as well. A good way to start would involve looking at the app catalogs that will give you an idea on which platform works best for you.

#3: Need additional storage?

As for additional storage, most tablets come with storage amounting to 16 GB while Windows tablets offer  minimum of 64 GB. Others only have about 32 GB in storage. If you need more space, cloud storage is always available apart from SD slots that one can add external hard drives to.