Before deciding on the tablet model and design for you, you should decide on the tablet operating system that you prefer. These days, there are three options to consider mainly –Android, iOS, and Windows – and each of them has its own advantages and disadvantages.
You may have made the decision unknowingly, if you have a smartphone and you love its operating system. There can be many advantages of owning an iPhone and iPad and the same applies for other vendors like LG, Microsoft, and Samsung. So, let us consider the tablet operating systems in brief.
This is a very user-friendly operating system and is easy to learn. Many manufacturers like Sony, Lenovo, Samsung, and many others make tablets that run on Android operating system, and the screen size of these devices can range from 6” to 13”. This gives Android lovers a wide range of devices to choose from. The base models are available with 7” displays and the super cheap models can be bought under a hundred dollars.
iPad models are very popular in the US and are powered by Apple’s iOS. The operating system is also easy to learn and there are many third party software applications, which run flawlessly on the iOS platform. If you are an iOS lover, you can choose from three screen sizes. iPad Pro are available in 12.9 and 9.7 inches versions, iPad Air has 9.7-inch display and the iPad Mini is offered with 7.9-inch display.
Windows 10 is the latest iteration of the Windows OS by Microsoft that people have been using on desktop computers for years. However, this operating system has been updated by Microsoft Corporation to be used on touch screen based devices. The OS is also powerful enough to run the legacy software that was made for Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems.
These are the three popular tablet operating systems options out there today. If you are unsure about the OS you like, you can rent tablets that run on these operating systems from any bulk tablets rentals store, and try them to find the tablet OS that suits your needs the best.