Apple iPad 2 sions have changed significantly.
Screen Size: 9.5-inches At 8.8mm, the iPad 2 is stunningly slim,
Weight: 601g even managing to be thinner than the iPhone 4.
Processor: 1GHz Dual Core Couple that with the iPad 2’s light weight, and
Memory: 64GB we’ve got a very portable device.
Operating System: iOS 4.3 Its front- and back- mounted cameras can
Camera: Not listed be used with the Photo Booth app, which con-
PROLiNK TA8 enough for a business environment. With a 10.1- Battery Life: 10 hours tains a wide variety of filters and effects, for
Screen Size: 10.1-inches inch high-definition screen, the TA8 ensures that Connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth more unique looking photos. Facetime utilises
Weight: 820g what you see is the best quality you can get. If Booth: A2030/B2005 the front camera to make video calls of impres-
Processor: 1GHz Dual Core the occasion calls for it, connect the TA8 to a big- sive video quality.
Memory: 16GB built-in ger HDTV screen via its built-in micro HDMI port. Anyone who has used the original iPad before, With access to the App Store, the iPad2
Operating System: Android With a 5-megapixel CMOS camera, the TA8 or even an iPhone for that matter, will be able allows the download of games, handy guides
Camera: 5-Megapixel (back), 2-Megapixel is able to capture images faster than normal tab- to jump right into the iPad 2’s user interface. and even maps straight to the device.
(front) let cameras. View photos and videos on its gallery, With the same set of controls and layout, the Apps like Garageband bring a smile to any
Connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth The TA8 offers a premium leather finish on is incredibly simple to pick up and use. ing on the go. While functional, the apps are
Booth: B2046 its back that makes the device both sleek to look It may have the same screen resolution as intuitive enough for a toddler to use too.
at and provides protection. its predecessor, but the iPad 2’s other dimen- The iPad 2 is now available from S$668.
The PROLiNK TA8 blurs the line between work The TA8 is available now for S$649 and
and play with features that are on par with comes with a free screen protector and standing
other tablets in the market, but still professional case (worth S$88) during PC Show 2011.
RIM Playbook Another unique feature of the Playbook is the
Screen Size: 7-inches fact that it does not utilise the Android OS — the
Weight: 400g most popular operating system among tablets,
Processor: 1GHz Dual Core apart from Apple’s. Instead, the Playbook is pow-
Memory: Up to 64GB ered by the QNX OS, which has direct access to the
Operating System: QNX rapidly expanding BlackBerry App World.
Camera: 5-Megapixel (back), 3-Megapixel There are no buttons on the Playbook for
(front) quick access to different menus. By utilising
Battery Life: Not listed clever swipes and gestures on the multi-touch
Connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth panel to navigate quickly, the screen space of
Booth: B2002 the small device is maximised.
The Playbook has an impressive 5-mega-
The BlackBerry Playbook is the mobile phone pixel back mounted camera, and a 3-megapixel
giant’s first step into the tablet arena. At only front facing camera, both capable of 1080p
7-inches, the BlackBerry Playbook stands out high-definition resolution.
from the crowd as one of the smaller tablets The BlackBerry Playbook is now available
available in the market. from S$499.