What is Tablet?

Tablet is a term in the English language that is not part of the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy ( RAE ). The concept can be translated as tablet, although the meanings of this notion mentioned by the RAE do not match the actual meaning.

A tablet, in short, is a computer (computer) laptop bigger than a smartphone but smaller than a netbook. It is characterized by having touch screen: this means no tablet to use the mouse (mouse) or keyboard needed.

There are several formats tablet. The most popular are between 8 and 12 inches and have a virtual keyboard , but you can add a physical keyboard via a connection USB or Bluetooth.

There are also tablets that have a rotating physical keyboard or hidden behind the screen. Other similar devices, such as booklets and phablets, also have different provisions of keyboards.

The popularity of the tablet multiplied in 2010 , when Apple launched the iPad. Today a lot of manufacturers like Samsung, Google, Microsoft, HP and Sony, have presented their own tablets.

Often it considered the tablet as a device to surf the Internet, access and play multimedia content. Instead, these teams usually not used for business purposes.

With a tablet, you can listen to music, watch movies, take pictures, make video calls and reading e – books, to name just a few possibilities. As points against, mention the discomfort to use the virtual keyboard and lack of ergonomics.