Tablet PCs: Best Christmas Gifts for 2011

Looking for the perfect Christmas Gifts for 2011?

It’s now less than two months before Christmas. A lot of people are now starting to think about what they will give as gifts this Christmas. They are looking at their budget and thinking how much they can afford and when will they start doing their Christmas shopping.

If you’re one of those people who are drawing up their Christmas list, why not consider giving Tablet PCs to your loved ones (and to your boss and colleagues) this Christmas? Tablet PCs are great for people who are always on the go and need something that is as mobile as them. They retain the functionality of a computer without the bulk. Tablet PCs are easy to use. You don’t need paper and pen to write down your thoughts; everything will be inside the Tablet PC.

Finding the right place to buy the Tablet PCs is easy, just go to Amazon.com. There you can find a variety of choices for your chosen gift. Featured in this hub are just some of these Tablet PCs that are considered bestsellers in Amazon.com. So why not go through the list and see if you will find what you want?

HP TouchPad Wi – Fi Tablet Computer

This is a 9.7 inch Tablet PC with a LED backlit multitouch display. It comes in two sizes – a 16 gigabyte (GB) and a 32 GB tablet. It lets you connect, play, surf and share in an easier manner. Multi-tasking is very easy with the HP TouchPad Tablet Computer.You can do video calling or face – to – face conversation with its large, vibrant screen. Contacts, calendars, messages, photos and emails are automatically synced from Facebook, Google, and even, Microsoft Exchange. It can also double as your mobile entertainment, where you can download movies, listen to music, read books and magazines and view photos. This is perfect for a Christmas gift.

PanDigital Tablet Computer

This is a 7 – inch, 2.8 pounds (very light) Tablet PC. It gives one an instant access to Barnes and Noble PanImage Color Multimedia Tablet so you can download, read and carry a lot of books, magazines and, even, newspapers, wherever you go. It has a 1 GB internal memory with an expandable memory of up to 32 GB. A great Christmas gift, and it’s on sale, too.

Samsung Galaxy Tab (Wi – Fi)

A very light Tablet PC, the Samsung Galaxy Tab weighs only 1 pound (less than a kilo). It has a 7 – inch touchscreen display and it has a 1 GHz processor with an Android 2.2 operating system. It supports Adobe Flash Player 10.1, making it very easy to access websites, watch videos and play games. It has a 3 -megapixel, rear – facing camera and a 1.3 – megapixel, front – facing camera ideal for video conferencing. It has a Swype input system which allows the user to input text faster and easier. It also has an expandable memory of up to 32 GB. Plus, it has a pre – loaded Kindle for Android application, which means you can choose and download any of the hundreds of thousands of books available in Amazon.com.

Motorola Xoom Android Tablet

This Tablet PC boasts of a 10.1 – inch widescreen, HD display. It has a dual core processor with each core running at 1 GHz. The front display boasts of a 2 – megapixel front camera, while the back has a 5 – megapixel camera. Translate? You can do video conferencing (using the front – display camera) and take quality pictures, too, using the back – end camera. It has an ultra – fast wireless Wi – Fi Networking. Its lithium – ion battery provides the user of up to 10 hours of video playback, 10 hours of Wi – Fi web browsing and 3.3 days of MP3 playback - quite a capacity for this thin, very mobile and very sophisticated tablet pc.

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Tablet Computer

Weighing at 1.5 pounds (just over half a kilo), this is another of your lightweight Tablet Computers. It has a 10.1 – inch Led Touchscreen. It has a durable and scratch – resistant glass that is viewable at different angles up to 178 degrees. It has a 1.2 MP front – end camera for video conferencing and a 5 MP back – end camera for video and picture captures. It has a 40 – Pin docking port where you can connect a keyboard (by the way, the keyboard is not included in this product, you have to buy your own). It has up to 9.5 hours of battery life. And if you’re worrying about the support and the warranty, don’t. It has a one – year North America warranty, a free one – way standard shipping and 24/7 technical support.

Acer Iconia Tablet Computer

Similar to the other Tablet PCs, the Acer Iconia Tablet Computer also has a 10.1 – inch touchscreen. What’s interesting about this is it has a metallic design that will grab the attention of anyone looking at it. It has a 1 GB, DDR 2 Memory. The front – facing camera boasts of 2 megapixel while the autofocus, rear – facing camera has 5 megapixel. It has a mobile, dual – core CPU which can bring fast and visually – rich tablet experience. Its multi - touch display features a 1,280 x 800 resolution, which displays your content at crystal clear form. The battery life is not bad, either, it can last up to 8 hours, although one user did say that he or she is getting two days with normal use.

Toshiba Thrive Android Tablet

This is another Tablet Computer with a 10.1 – inch display, but let’s not stop there. It’s lightweight, weighing at only 1.6 pounds. It has a 5.0 MP back – end camera with autofocus and a 2.0 MP front – facing camera. What more, it has build in stereo speakers with SRS Premium Voice Suite, which enhances one’s experience in video conferencing, music listening and video playing. It has a rubberized back, which makes it very easy to handle this tablet PC. It has a wider body, which gives the user more surface to hold (and you don’t have to worry about your fingers covering the screen). And it has a replaceable battery (probably the only one among the products featured here, as far as I can tell).

Blackberry Playbook Tablet

Finally, let’s have the Blackberry Playbook 7 – inch Tablet. It weighs less than a pound (the lightest) and is less than half an inch think. It connects you to your Blackberry Smartphone so you can access your email, calendar, address book, task lists and documents real – time. It has an ultra – fast Wireless Wi – Fi Support. You can get full access to the Web, multi – task with ease and even connect to a compatible HDTV or monitor for the ultimate in playing back videos, movies, etc. The forward – facing camera has 3 megapixel (the highest in the products here), while the rear camera has 5 megapixel.Don’t worry if you don’t have a Blackberry Smartphone, you can still have all the features of the Blackberry Tablet.

So there you have it, some of the bestselling Tablet PCs in Amazon.com. I hope you will have great fun choosing your Christmas gifts from this list. Merry Christmas!

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tebo 4 years ago from New Zealand

I've just started to learn about these tablets. They look very good but I'm not sure how easy they are to operate. My mother is thinking about getting one.


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emievil 4 years ago from Philippines Author

thanks for the comment tebo. They look really good but kinda out of my budget. Hope your mother really gets one :).


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Hello, hello, 4 years ago from London, UK

Great information well put together. I am going to tell Father Christmas.

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