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Tablets are perfect for catching tunes on the go, whether the music is stored locally or streaming from the cloud. We plan on doing that a lot on our perfect tablet so we need some killer audio onboard.
That means good speakers, and not just those with a fancy brand name. No, we're talking good stereo speakers with decent audio playback that will make us tap our feet and annoyingly play air guitar.
Sure, we can plug in good earbuds to get decent audio, but sometimes you need to crank up the volume on the tablet and blast the room.
Lots and lots of storage
The killer audio coupled with the enhanced video capability of our dream tablet means we will want lots of storage capacity. We'll do our share of keeping things in the cloud, but we want the option of stashing lots of music and video.
This means a solid 64GB of internal storage on our perfect slate, and a memory card slot to add more when needed. A microSD slot or even a full SD slot will suit just fine and let us add another 64GB of storage.
Since we're building the perfect tablet we might as well make it as flexible as possible when it comes to both platform preference and the greatest number of available apps. The best way to do that is to put the ability to have two operating systems (OSes) running side by side.
We especially want to get the most utility out of our dual-booting magic slate so we're thinking of starting with Android, with a second OS installable by the user. Android has a huge app library to suit anyone. We don't think Apple would be open to letting us put iOS on our perfect tablet.
The second OS could be Chrome OS, since Google seems to be reluctant to merge it with Android. That would put a desktop-quality OS (Chrome OS) within reach, while allowing the hundreds of thousands of Android apps to work just fine.