With a tiny body, tablet PCs also have drawbacks and advantages. The following are some of the advantages possessed by the tablet PC :
1. The small size making it easy to carry anywhere
A tablet PC like the iPad or Samsung Galaxy Tab has a size smaller than a notebook or netbook. Because it weighs less small and practical enough to be taken when traveling.
2. Long battery life
A tablet PC like the iPad at full capacity can be used for 10 hours nonstop, while the Samsung Galaxy Tab can be used 7 hours nonstop. It is longer if compared to the notebook that only ranges between 1-3 hours or a netbook is between 5-6 hours (with 6 cell battery).
3. beautiful design
The back of the iPad is made of aluminum that feels smooth. With the color black frame create a more beautiful to look at the iPad.
4. Can read comic books and electronic
The facility to read e-books or comics electronically so you do not have to bother carrying a thick book or comic. Coupled with a sharp color display and then read an e-book or comic will make you feel comfortable.
5. Applications continue to grow
Applications that used to always increase with the App Store so users can add applications that use them for free.
6. internet access
With the iPad, users can use the free internet access using Wi-Fi and cellular service if you use Wi-Fi iPad +3 G.
While the disadvantages that the tablet PC are as follows :
1. The display screen
With its small size makes the display screen of a tablet PC is also small so that force the eyes to examine the objects that appear on the screen more closely. This can cause the eye to eye fatigue, especially when used in a long time.
2. features of the application
When compared with the features of the notebook or netbook, tablet PC features in the application is not complete as in a notebook or netbook.
Although small in size, but the tablet PC like the iPad or Samsung Galaxy Tab is more expensive than a netbook or a notebook with standard features.
4. No memory expansion port
iPad is not supported by such micro SD memory slot. The greater use of content that users will require more memory storage. An iPad provides three options for capacity flash drive, which is 16.32 and 64 GB.
5. The lack of USB port
If the notebook or netbook provides a USB port that can be used for hardware or memory expansion, in contrast to the iPad is not equipped with a USB port. Apple to limit the expansion of this port in order to avoid duplication of data or applications on the iPad.
6. Does not support multitasking
One drawback is the iPad currently does not support the use of which is multitasking, meaning that applications can not open more than one. If you are playing the game and then will open the email, you must turn off the game first and then open the email.
7. Does not support Adobe Flash
85% of the current web using Adobe Flash, while the iPad does not support the use of Adobe Flash so users will have trouble when opening web that uses Adobe Flash. But Samsung Galaxy Tab and some other gadgets tablet have started to support Adobe Flash.