With its 8.9-inch screen, the T-Mobile G-Slate significantly lower than both the 10.1-inch Xoom and the iPad 2 9.8 inch G-Slate is only slightly more heavier than the iPad 2, but as the Xoom, feels heftier because of its uneven weight distribution.
The G-Slate has a thickness of 0.49 inches, a little more than a third thicker than the iPad 2 0.34 inch profile. In landscape mode, the screen is wider than the iPad 2 but is about an inch shorter in height. The G-Slate feels in our hands while typing, whether in landscape or portrait mode, and unlike the iPad 2 with its metal casing smooth and silky, the G-Slate is not as likely to slip into our grasp.
On its underside, the tablet has ports for Mini-USB and Mini-HDMI to HDMI Micro although not being like Xoom. On the top are a volume rocker and a pinhole microphone. Two speakers can be found on the right side, the other on the left side. Also on the left is the power button / lock, headphone jack and power input slot of the adapter.
Access to the SIM G-Slate is a bit more complicated than the same thing on the Xoom. There’s a hidden panel on the back, forcing you to push down and slide, revealing the location of the SIM card and the reset button below.
Nowadays, you can not be a tablet without built-in camera, usually two. G-Slate attempts to one-up the competition not only a front facing 2 megapixel camera, but also a 5-megapixel camera on the back 3D. Technically, all three devices, even though T-Mobile is not really there to promote Sun
If you have seen pictures of the back of the G-Slate, you probably noticed a small silver plate on it. You can also have adopted this elegant-looking plate also serves as a support. He did not, its only function is to add a little touch of design.
The G-Slate is the first tablet Honeycomb with out-of-the-box support 4G, courtesy of T-Mobile network. The tablet also comes preloaded with T-Mobile TV and on-demand streaming service called T-Mobile TV, EA Need for Speed Shift HD, Zinio Reader and 3D camcorder and playback software. Support full Flash is installed on the Flash application, the Flash device in seconds.
The G-Slate tablet also offers the usual features, such as Bluetooth. 2.1 for audio and peripheral (including Bluetooth keyboards) The Wi-Fi antenna supports bands 802.11n. Sensors for screen brightness, accelerometer and a gyroscope are included
Nvidia Tegra 2 1GHz dual-core processor and 32 MB of mobile flash memory round out the specification.
The good: With 4G support, a wide-angle IPS screen, out-of-the-box functionality television broadcasting and Honeycomb support, the G-Slate is currently the best Android tablet for buyers.
The bad: If you have a weakness for two-year contracts, the G-Slate is quite expensive. 3D implementation is disappointing, and 4G drains the battery quickly something.