Business travelers have more demands than the rest of us. As road-hardened warriors we demand portability, connectivity and more features we can use on the run. Only these tablets earn the right to serve us in a life on the road and in the air.
Lenovo IdeaPad U1
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Lenovo got it right when they designed their top business traveler tablet, the Lenovo IdeaPad U1 with the handy LePad attachment. The pad refuses to retreat on its quest to bring you features, portability and functionality.For those that can't update a spreadsheet by touching a screen, this two-in-one device has both a tablet and a keyboard.
Need to re-type a proposal or crunch more numbers? Use the keypad. You'll get it done faster. After putting in a hard day on the road, relax and take in a movie on the tablet during your flight home. The dual features really sets this apart from all the rest.
BlackBerry's Playbook always has the right call on your next business adventure. It's faster with 4G LTE connectivity making updating reports, checking emails, and even fac-conferencing with clients a snap. This tablet includes apps for chats, emails, and conferencing. Plus, it integrates with your existing BlackBerry smart phone and software.
If you want to get things done fast, this tablet is a game changer. With the right wireless providers you'll always stay connected and get more done.
Apple iPad 2
Apple's iPad 2 is a great choice for travel because it has endless apps for business pros. From expense-tracking wonders, to number-crunching marvels, if there's something you need to get done for a client, or your boss, the iPad probably has an app for it.
This iPad corrects many bugs in the first generation, and the graphics are extremely impressive so you can play movies on the hotel TV without loss of definition. The double cameras are perfect for conferencing with clients.
The new Samsung Galaxy tablet offers absolute portability because it is so small. If you have a Samsung phone you'll find it easy to get used to the tablet, which is like a big brother version of the phone. It looks the same, acts the same, just a little bigger. There's a trove of apps and software any business pro will make ready use of.
The VTAB1008, Vizio's entrant in the tablet race, gives business travelers a better way to relax at home, and on the road. Filled with apps for the internet like YouTube, Hulu and Netflix, plus Vizio's own apps and a HDMI output, you'll never want for something to do during lonely nights at the hotel.
The tablet is also easy to use, light and simple to carry. If you want a fast, wifi-ready tablet to check emails, update your calendar and make use of Androids library of business-related apps, take this one on your next business trip.
If you travel on business often and don't have a tablet yet, you won't know how you did it before once you try these tablets.