The Differences between Tablets and Laptops

December 09,2021

Many people are confused about choosing tablets or laptops, here we are talking about the difference between them, so you can choose on your own preference.


Advantages of tablets


Low cost 


Compared with the cost of tablets, the cost of providing personal computers, workstations or laptops for each employee is huge. The tablet also does not contain any moving parts, such as hard disk, so as to minimize wear and the opportunity of data loss in the long run.


Tablet is a good consumer device


Although you may not know these terms, it is well known that tablets are regarded as consumer devices. More employees often browse the Internet to get information rather than create information - so they "consume" information, and tablets provide a good way to do this.


The tablet contains powerful network tools


The network is very important for enterprises, whether contacting customers through VOIP or transmitting and receiving data from the office itself. Tablets are designed with connectivity in mind.


Tablet computers improve labor mobility


Business people must travel frequently. They move from one office to another, giving speeches, meeting customers or carrying out various projects. With tablets, it's easy to check email, browse the web or keep in touch with customers anytime, anywhere. No matter where they are, they can submit projects on time.


Although these things can be done through smart phones, the larger screen of tablets makes the user experience more attractive and friendly. Tablets usually have much longer battery life than laptops, which makes it very practical when you are on the road and have a tight schedule.


Tablet is very suitable for meetings


Although you can bring your laptop to meetings, tablets have proven to be more practical because of their compact size and speed. Just press a button to start the tablet in a few seconds. If you can demonstrate on a new high-tech device, it can also win you some "impressions".


Tablet computer environmental protection


Tablets have little impact on the environment. They help reduce paperwork by providing access to manuals and books in digital format - in some cases completely eliminating the requirement for printed materials.


If you are environmentally conscious, this is another reason to consider using tablets at work.




Difference between a tablet and a laptop




The structure of tablet is more complex than that of laptop, which can provide more interfaces and support more peripheral devices. Most of them use non touch operation, and occasionally have touch screen, while most of the laptops use touch operation, and some products use removable keyboard or slide out keyboard. laptop is a board with a LCD touch screen on the front, with simple structure.




The laptop normally adopts a 7-10 inch screen, which is slightly larger than the LCD as a whole, and the thickness is no more than 15mm. The thickness of the tablet is basically about 20mm, and the ultra-thin one is more than 15mm. The tablet also adopts a 10 inch LCD screen, which basically adopts a screen greater than 11 inches




Most commands of the tablet are input through fingers, and most of the input of the laptop is realized through the keyboard, mouse and touch pad.


Application environment


The laptop has smaller volume, lighter weight and simpler structure, and can be used almost anywhere. The tablet needs a place to be placed before it can be used. In addition, the posture used is also different. The laptop is a board, which can be operated directly in your hand, while the tablet usually needs to sit before it can be used, which greatly limits the applicable occasions.