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Today, the market is flooded with tablets, right from the Apple iPad to the cheap Chinese made ones. While most of the tablets are different in quality, they are different in functions too. The cheaper ones these days come crammed with a lot of functions to make up for the quality loss. The differences are in touch quality, responsiveness and hardware quality mainly. But there’s something significant that many people miss out on – internet connectivity and browsing quality. How tablets connect to the internet,and their browsing quality matters a lot when it comes to their user experience.

So, here are the top tablets available today that has excellent connectivity and browsing experience.

1. The Apple iPad

The iPad is obviously the best choice among laptops. It has some of the best connectivity options you can find. It has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, and EDGE connectivity that ensures smooth and seamless connectivity to internet networks.

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How to connect a WiFi network to the Apple iPad?

Tap Settings > Wi-Fi. If Wi-Fi is off, turn it on by tapping the on/off icon.

Available Wi-Fi networks appears under “Choose a Network…”

Locate and tap the Wi-Fi network you want to join, type in the password and you’re all set.

2. Samsung Galaxy Tab

The Samsung galaxy Tab is the Android powered tablet with powerful features. Its main benefit is that its on an open network and not within the Apple closed framework. You can download apps from the Android App store and install it anytime. It has good connectivity features too.

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How to connect to a WiFi network on the Samsung Galaxy Tab?

  1. Access the Wi-Fi settings menu by navigating to the Wireless & networks menu
  2. Select Wi-Fi settings
  3. Choose a listed network, or add a hidden network by selecting Add Wi-Fi network
  4. If you choose one of the listed networks and it’s secured, enter the password, press Connect and you’ll be connected to that network
  5. If you wish to access a hidden network, select Add Wi-Fi network and enter the SSID
  6. If a password is required, you’ll be prompted to enter this before connecting

If Wi-Fi is turned off, you can now turn this on by ticking the box in the Wireless & networks menu.

3. Amazon Kindle Fire

The Amazon Kindle Fire is on a class of its own. With excellent connectivity features, its main highlight is the silk browser, which is one of the top class browsers by recognition. You can connect wirelessly through your home Wi-Fi network, or public Wi-Fi hotspots, such as a hotel or your favorite café. The Kindle automatically detects nearby Wi-Fi networks that broadcast their network name.

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  1. Press the Home button, then press the Menu button.
  2. Use the 5-way controller to select “Settings.”
  3. Select “View” next to “Wi-Fi Settings” to display a list of detected Wi-Fi networks. You may have to wait a moment as your Kindle detects networks in range.
  4. Choose “connect” next to the Wi-Fi network to which you want to connect. If necessary, enter the Wi-Fi network password. Press the Previous Page and Next Page buttons to navigate to the symbol keyboard and uppercase letter menus to enter any special characters or uppercase letters in your password.

4. Nook WiFi Tablet

Taking on Amazon’s Kindle Fire head-to-head, the Nook Tablet is an e-reader from Barnes and Noble, aimed at the bookworm who wants to go digital. While the tablet won’t be able to replace your laptop, it’s perfect for those who want a little e-mail and multimedia with their favorite books and periodicals. The Nook falls behind the Amazon Kindle in the fact that it has no 3G connectivity, but it has pretty good WiFi connectivity.

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How to get connected to WiFi on The Nook

Getting connected to a WiFi (or MiFi) account on the Nook is easy. Tap on the WiFi detector tab and search for available networks. Choose the network and get connected with or without a password depending on the network settings.

5. HTC Flyer Tablet

The Flyer, also known in its 4G version as the HTC EVO View, is notable for its integration with its stylus. While styluses might sound like an accessory of the past, the Flyer’s pen lets you highlight, annotate and draw with ease. The Tablet also has excellent connectivity options including WiFi and 3G.

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6. HTC Jetstream Tablet

The HTC Jetstream is a powerful and snappy tablet that uses the same stylus as the HTC Flyer, but with much more integration. Although this tablet is a little on the heavy side, it has great cameras, solid battery life and a quality build. It has connectivity through WiFi and 3G support as well.

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7. Sony Tablet

Sony is known for their great design and doesn’t disappoint with the gently sloping Tablet S, with a form factor reminiscent of a folded magazine. The slight angle also makes this tablet great for typing when flat on a desk. It connects via EDGE, WiFi and CDMA (optional).

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8. Toshiba Thrive

This is a tablet for those who want to get things done. The 10-inch version of this tablet, may not be the sleekest thing you’ve ever seen, but makes up for it with a full USB port, full HDMI port and full-sized SD card. One of the most full feature tablet for connectivity, it supports 3G , WiFi and USB networks.

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9. BlackBerry Playbook

BlackBerry PlayBook tablet can connect to the Internet using Wi-Fi. When you connect to a Wi-Fi network, your tablet saves the network and connects to it automatically the next time you’re within range.

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10. HP TouchPad

HP TouchPad is perhaps the hottest tablet available that recently got some Android love. They are extremely versatile tablets and have connectivity via WiFi.

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How to connect to WiFi networks on Laptops?

Getting connected on WiFi networks via tablets are mostly easy. If you’re on DataJack, just switch it on, and use the tablet to search for available networks. When the MiFi hotspot network is shown, tap to connect to it and give in the password printed on the pamphlet inside your package. Simple as that.

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Check out MiFi device prices here and Data plans here.