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Media Tablet

A media tablet is a device based on a touchscreen display, typically multitouch, that facilitates content entry via an on-screen keyboard. The device has a screen with a diagonal dimension that is a minimum of five inches. Media tablets feature connectivity via Wi-Fi or via 3G/4G cellular networks. Tablets typically offer day-long battery life, and lengthy standby times with instant-on access from a suspended state. Examples of media tablets are the Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Acer Iconia HCL ME X1, Micromax Funbook, Milagrow TabTop.

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