The world was much simpler when tablets could only connect via WiFi Internet . Or when manufacturers only put out a model with 3G. But over time things changed and the production of tablets was divided into two, those that only have WiFi and also offer 3G or LTE connection .
A clear example of this we have close at hand is the Nexus 7 having WiFi only model and one that incorporates LTE. This requires extra hardware that incorporates Asus makes the price increase of 269 â‚¬ to 349 â‚¬ , a major increase. And bigger is in cases where the WiFi-only model will save having to find a chipset mobile connection capabilities, although that is becoming less common.
The idea is very interesting, and can be very useful for many manufacturers, though others certainly turn their backs on this type of modular expansion capabilities, the style of PCMCIA cards for notebooks . A new slot is always a design change, and in cases such as the Sony Xperia Z in which the thickness has reduced both hurt this factor may not be interested in joining. The manufacturer would save costs and that would result in lower prices consumer , but this type of expansion slots always end up being a problem and a nuisance to those manufacturers.But the idea is very good, and we may end up seeing several tablets that adopt the measure. The network supports UltraStick HSUPA / HSDPA / WCDMA and EDGE / GPRS / GSM . Do you think it a good idea? Do you see future something? Source | Padnews