My excitement is at its peak, my heart is racing faster as I am crossing the days to go MWC 2012 on my calendar. As each day passes by, my impatience is flaring like a kid waiting for the entry to the toy store! Wouldnâ€™t you feel so? MWC 2012, the short for Mobile World Congress, is the biggest show (or showdown?) of mobile phones and handheld devices holds the rundown of mobile gadgets â€“ among those, some we anticipate earnestly, some come as a surprise. Undoubtedly latest mobile phones tempt me to dig deeper in its spec sheet when I am aching to buy that, but, this year I am more adamant toward tablets because I have recently purchased my Samsung Galaxy SIII. Before I am heading toward the Barcelona, Spain and lay my hands on tablets, I rounded up newest kids in the tablet front. Check them out in the below â€“
ASUS has lined up its Padfone to raise the heat in the tablet segment at MWC 2012. I have seen some leaks and rumors on this tablet device before the mobile device event was coming up. It has a 10.1â€ť capacitive touchscreen to flash 16million colors, 5MP rear camera with 2592×1944 pixels and autofocus. The gadget is now announced to run Android v3.0 Honeycomb and will support Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, 3G, microSD of up to 32GB, Adobe Flash, Document Viewer. Though it may sound like any other contender in the tablet front, But, believe me, itâ€™s a bizarre! The uniqueness of this tablet lies in its behind as the hood. You will get an Android Smartphone fitting inside the tab within the rear slot of the tablet PC.Â Â Â Â Â Â The Smartphone is locked within the hatch of the tablet shell â€“ isnâ€™t it awesome?
PlayBook 2.0 from RIM Â
The Research In Motion has motioned a new tablet, a sibling to its primary PlayBook tab. I would expect RIM would pour in some great feature to obliterate the failure of the predecessor with this latest version PlayBook 2.0. The screen with 1024×600 is made to look websites sharp. RIM has also upgraded its Application Dock with five built-in apps Contacts, Messaging, Calendar, Browser, and AppWorld. Another distinguishing feature that RIM has equipped this tab with is Print To Go app that lets you print the document to PlayBook. There is also a Sketchbook Pro for drawing enthusiasts.
Sony ViewSonic ViewPad G70
Apart from its Sony Xperia S, Sony has engineered one more triumph card in the battle of mobile gadgets on MWC 2012 and it is a tablet. The Sony ViewSonic ViewPad G70 is supposedly a more sophisticated successor of E70 in the price range of $350. This next generation Sony ViewSonic ViewPad G70 tablet features 7-inch 1024 x 600 resolution display, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, microSD card slot in addition to 4GB internal memory and 3G connectivity.
There is also rumor of Windows 8 tablets to be showcased in MWC to take on Android Ice Cream Sandwich and iPad 3. And at last but not least, I am eyeing upon HTC Android slate with Tegra 3 processor and Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 which is a tablet version of Samsung Galaxy Note with S-Pen stylus input. With the S-Pen SDK already launched for developers, a lot more S-Pen optimized apps are coming up to make most use of its stylish S-Pen device â€“ tell me, should I go for the tablet sibling for my Samsung Galaxy Note?