Tablet Devices are now sporting 3G network options without the use of any internet dongle buy integrating tablets with a SIM card slot to get access to 3G internet options provided by Cellphone Networks, manufacturers are trying to close in the gap between smartphones and tablets by making tablets get internet without only depending on wifi for internet as was seen before. Here are some of the 3G SIM enabled Android Tablets to surf thru internet using 3G network
Samsung bought into the market the 7 inch tablet device with 3G internet option which made using tablet devices away from home or office using 3G internet using normal Sim card. With a 7-Inch TFT LCD Display, running on Android 4.0, powered by a 1GHz Dual-Core Processor, and 1GB RAM, having Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is a good device in the $450 price range with good Display, decent processor to support the device and a 4000 mAh battery to give you a decent battery life for using the device as both a phone and a tablet device. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is a device which competes with Google Nexus and iPad Mini in its category.
Dell streak is another 7 inch tablet device designed to work with both wifi and 3G internet connectivity options. Dell has included 16GB of internal memory, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, and support for HSPA+ network as well as for 3G, UMTS, and EDGE networks. It has a 2780 mAh Battery which is not sufficient to run this device compared to the 4000 mAh battery of Galaxy Tab 2. Screen resolution also lacked the charm at 800 x 480 pixels which is pretty low for a 7 inch device compared to the better display of Galaxy tab 2’s 1024 x 600 pixels. Dell Streak runs on Nvidia Tegra T20 dual-core 1GHz processor which is pretty good and works fine with normal browsing etc but lags a bit on high graphic gaming. If you are planning to buy Dell Streak you better look at other options like the galaxy tab 2 7.0.
Sony has included 2 two 5.5-inch displays combined with a hinge option to close and open the tablet, which folds into a pouch like device. The 5.5 inch screens have a resolution of 1024 x 480, viewing movies and photos can be disappointing as you can view them only in the top screen and the bottom screen has media controls. This device runs on a 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, coupled with 1GB of RAM which is good for playing games as Sony is famous with its Playstation platform but the lack of physical buttons makes playing games less impressive. It can access internet connectivity with HSPA+ ,3G and EDGE. It is slightly overpriced compared to its competitors the Galaxy tab 2 and Google Nexus, but it is the only tablet which can easily fit into your pocket when folded.
Motorola Xoom is a 10.1 inch tablet device which can be connected to internet with the help of 3G, HSDPA, HSUPA and wifi, Motorola has included a 1.2 Ghz processor and 1 GB of RAM which powers the 10.1 inch 1280 x 800 pixels screen. The hard disk of this device is 16GB which is on the lower side and it can be extended with an external SD card upto 32GB, a powerful 7000 mAh battery powers this device to get good battery back up. There are two cameras a 5MP camera with led flash on the back and a 1.3 MP camera on the front. You can record videos at 720p or HD videos with the back camera.
Reliance has introduced a 3G tablet device named the 3G tab which has a cdma 3G connectivity option for accessing internet. Reliance 3G tab has a 7 inch screen having 1024 x 600 resolution with 4GB internal storage, 1.4GHz processor, 512MB RAM, having a rear 3MP and front 0.3MP. Reliance 3G tab has an impressive screen resolution but a below par ram with just 512 MB ram and with reliance 3G connectivity the company says we can view live tv without buffering and the 3400 mAh battery gives you very good battery life to enjoy your tab on the go with 3G connectivity.
BSNL has introduced a 7 inch tablet device which supports 2G and 3G sim cards to give 3G internet connectivity, Bsnl has included a Cortex A8 processor of 1 GHz with a DDR3 RAM of 512 MB. It has an internal memory of 4 GB and includes a microSD memory card slot which supports up to 32 GB of external memory. It is a decent Tablet device which has a 4000 mAh battery giving upto 6 hrs of use age. It is a good options if you want a cheaper tablet device.
IdeaPad from Lenovo is a 10.1 inch tablet device with a screen resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels supports 3G network for connectivity. It is powered by Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 processor, supported by 1GB RAM (DDR2 600MHz), and has 16/32 GB storage facility. It has a rear 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash and a 2MP front facing camera, it has a powerful Li-Ion 7400 mAh to power the device giving it good battery back up. Lenovo tablet comes under the 10.1 inch tablet device list on the larger side with good performance and a dual core processor to run the device it is a good buy if you want a larger 10.1 inch screen and its competition is the Galaxy Tab 10.1.