Published Dec 16, 2021

How to buy the right tablet

In the world of devices, portability is king. And when it comes to a lightweight and easy to use gadget, tablets rule! Ideal for browsing, reading, video calling and playing music and video games; tablets are giving laptops tough competition. With more and more options available to choose from, selecting the right tablet can be a bit of a task. Here are a few tips that should help you make the process simpler.


But first you have to know whether it is a tablet that you need. You must choose a device specific to the purpose you have in mind. For example, if it is primarily reading that you will use it for, then you should buy an e-reader like a Kindle. If you’re looking for a portable substitute for a laptop – complete with laptop style speed and features – then it’s an Ultrabook for you. If you are undecided between a tablet and laptop, and want both but can buy only one, go for a hybrid laptop.


So, tablet it is? Read on to know how to buy the right one:


1.Operating system


Select a tablet that is compatible with the operating system that you are already using for other devices. Keeping all your devices within the same system is not just more convenient, but also cheaper when it comes to buying and interconnecting apps.


2.Size


Screen size is measured diagonally across. A smaller screen size ensures easy portability and lesser cost while larger screens are better for web browsing and gaming.


3.Resolution


The clarity of the display screen depends on pixels-per-inch. The higher this number, the sharper the image. You should know that a higher resolution means the need for a faster processor which pushes the price up and drains the battery faster.


4.Storage


The purpose for which you need the tablet determines how much storage space you will need. If you intend it for general use like checking email and browsing, you will not need too much storage. But if you use it to carry around music, games, apps and videos; storage capacity becomes important. This is where you must consider storage options which are possible only if your tablet has external connections.


5.Online connectivity


You can choose between a Wi-Fi only tablet and one that has built in Wi-Fi as well as a mobile data option. For this, you would have to sign up for a separate plan with a provider.


6.Hardware connection options


While Apple has limited options for hardware connections, Android tablets are kitted out with HDMI-outs, memory card slots and USB ports. Usually tablets combine Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and apps for storage and transfers.


7.Battery


Ideally, a tablet battery should allow for a full day of general use. Since owning a tablet means portability is important to you, a good battery life becomes all the more important.


8.Budget


Is the cost of your choice of tablet overshooting your budget? Not to worry, NorthLadder can help. All we need from you is an old electronic device like a used laptop, smartphone, tablet or smartwatch.


This is what you need to do:


1.Log on to NorthLadder


2.Enter the specs of your used device


3.Receive a price quote for your used device in minutes


Like what you hear? Select our home pick up option and receive instant cash at your home.


Use the cash to buy the tablet of your choice! So what exactly is NorthLadder? NorthLadder is a unique service where you can sell your laptop, phone, smartwatch and tablet online and get instant cash in a safe, dignified and hassle-free manner. There is a significant difference between the average dealer price and maximum price you get if you sell your electronics online with NorthLadder. How do we manage to give you a good deal? The devil is in the details – NorthLadder has set up a platform of dealers who participate in an auction for your device. What you get is the highest bid or the best price for your used electronics from this auction. There are no hidden costs and no surprises. NorthLadder also offers a home pick up service to give you the option of carrying out the deal from the convenience of your home. To understand how exactly we work, visit our website, or get in touch at support@northladder.com .

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