Top 10 Tablet PCs of 2009

By soumitra, Gaea News Network
Wednesday, March 18, 2009

articleimageTablet PCs are becoming more and more popular because of their portability and easy features in various fields. With the sophisticated touchscreen facility, swiveling displays and stylish styluses, tablet PCs are the way to go. There are many Tablets PCs available in the market. Some of them are costly and the others have poor performance. We have made a list of good performing Tablet PCs that will not make you splurge. Take a look at the top 10 Tablet PCs available.

1. HP Pavillion TX2500Z


1This Tablet truly deserves the top rank. And for that matter of fact our ED uses it in our office too.

  • Processor : AMD Turion 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology
  • RAM : up to 4GB DDR2
  • Graphics : ATI Mobile Radeon HD 3200
  • Display : 12.1″ WXGA touchscreen/active digitizer display.

2. Fujitsu LifeBook T5010

2This business focused tablet is great for taking notes and giving presentations.

  • Display : 13.3″ WXGA widescreen with active digitizer
  • Processor : Intel Centrino 2
  • built-in modular bay
  • integrated wireless access

3. Lenovo ThinkPad X200

The Lenovo X200 is a solid ThinkPad focussed on business use.

  • Processor : Intel Core 2 Duo
  • Display : 12.1″ WideView Standard WXGA
  • Hard Disk : 80GB
  • Windows Vista Business

4. HP EliteBook 2730p

This updated version of 2710p is a good travel companion tablet with a great stainless steel look and solid design

  • Processor : Intel Core 2 Duo
  • RAM : up to 4GB
  • Hard Disk : up to 120GB 5400 rpm 1.8-inch SATA II hard drive
  • Dsiplay : 12.1-inch Illumi-Lite WXGA UWVA anti-glare

5.  HP TouchSmart tx2z


It can functions as a notebook or a tablet PC

  • Processor : AMD Dual Core
  • RAM : Base model is equipped with 3GB memory and can be customized up to 8GB
  • Display : convertible, swiveling 12.1″ touchscreen
  • webcam
  • wireless Internet card
  • DVD burner
  • Digital pen included and stored in the notebook’s base for note-taking and slate function

6. Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet

This is an Ultraportable Tablet meant forBusiness.

  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Business
  • Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo L7500
  • Processor Speed: 1.6 GHz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Weight: 4.4 lb
  • Screen Size: 12.1 inches
  • Screen Size Type: standard
  • Graphics Card: Intel GMA X3100
  • Storage Capacity: 100 GB
  • Networking Options: 802.11n
  • Primary Optical Drive: External

7. Samsung NP-Q1U/600 Tablet PC

71This stuff really conveys the meaning of Tablet PC.

  • Processor : Intel Ultra Mobile A110 600 MHz
  • Display : 7 in. WSVGA TFT Active Matrix with Touchscreen
  • RAM : 1 GB
  • Hard Disk : 40 GB
  • Weight : 1.52 lb
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC

8. Fujitsu Stylistic ST5111 (FPCM35262) Tablet PC

81A stylish yet powerful Tablet PC

  • Processor : Core 2 Duo 1.2 GHz
  • Display : 10.4 in. XGA TFT Active Matrix
  • RAM : 1 GB
  • Hard Disk : 80 GB
  • Weight : 3.5 lb.
  • OS : Microsoft Windows Vista

9. HP Pavilion tx2000

The Pavilion tx2110 is an Entertainment Notebook.

  • Capture hand-written notes
  • Touchscreen
  • twists 180 degrees for easy viewing in cramped spaces
  • Webcam
  • Built-in fingerprint reader

10. Sony VAIO® VGN-UX180P Tablet PC

101This highly portable laptop is fully loaded.

  • Processor : Core Solo 1.2 GHz
  • Display : 4.5 in. SVGA TFT Active Matrix With Touchscreen
  • RAM : 512 MB
  • Hard Disk : 30 GB
  • OS : Microsoft Windows XP Professional
August 13, 2010: 12:36 am

Thanks for such a nice review on Tablet PC..
now there is no confusion to buy a good one…

December 26, 2009: 1:52 am

HP consumer tablets are garbage. Can’t believe it’s on this list 3 times. Enjoy the 5 lbs toaster that has no battery life.

November 19, 2009: 4:27 pm

what about this no name company: casper?

casper nirvana cpt t9303k05b (idk y they chose such a complicated name)

it has:
resistive touchscreen 12.1″ at 1280×800, swivel
memory/storage capacity: 320gb @7200rpm
OS: vista
CPU: intel core 2 duo 2.5ghz
RAM: 3gb
cost: $1500ish

and there r cheaper versions of it as well (with worse specs) finding the one with the best specs is actually hard tho.

October 15, 2009: 9:39 am

I can’t believe you included that POS sony and left out Motion Computing Tablets. You guys obviously don’t get out very often

Smidgen PC
October 12, 2009: 10:15 pm

No Intel Convertible Classmate PC? For shame.

July 30, 2009: 6:18 am

Hi the one that made this top ten dont know mucho about notebooks. Hp tx2500z first and hp tx2z fifth, anyone knows that hptx2z is the new release of tx2500z with new processor rm-74 ans with much less granny screen (the glass outside the screen is gone) and in top of that hptx2z is MULTY TOUCH SCREEN , like an IPHONE. then fujitsu second…………lol

June 26, 2009: 3:55 am

You should make the headings into links to the product pages… durh.

Eddy Gonzalez
May 19, 2009: 12:09 am

Asus T91 and T101h will soon be the top of that list. It offers multi-touch capability and will be a tablet.

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