April 19, 2012 // By: Christiane Stagge
For everything from meetings and presentations to customer visits, tablet PCs – along with smartphones and laptops – have become standard equipment in the world of business. Apple injected new life into the tablet segment with its iPad, and now several manufacturers – RIM, Samsung, and Lenovo among others – are following suit with their own offerings.
Tablets have also been making strides in terms of functionality in the past few months. In fact, there isn’t a lot the latest devices can’t do: In addition to working online and with text and spreadsheets, these slivers of technology now enable users to watch television, make calls, take pictures, and get directions. At CeBIT 2012, Fujitsu even showed off tablets that keep working after having joined you on a dive under water. Devices with quad-core processors, full HD displays, and LTE components were also on display in Hanover, Germany at the renowned IT event this year.
For its part, SAP has optimized an entire range of mobile applications specifically for tablets, thus enabling customers to use its business software while on the move. Are you thinking of using a tablet in your daily work and wondering what factors you should consider before buying? The following pages will sum up the most important things you need to know and provide you with an overview of the newest models.