A tablet, such as Apple’s iPad and the Samsung Galaxy, is a flat portable computing device generally the size of an A4 notepad and most often with a touch or stylus operated display screen.

While tablets do not have the storage space or battery life of most personal computers, laptops and netbooks, their portability, size, wireless capabilities and additional features often designed specifically for tablets, such as apps, are amongst the reasons for their popularity. Tablets also have a quick response time and start up quickly, which is a benefit over computers.

The accessibility of tablets is dependent on built-in accessibility features, such as screen reader technology, white-on-black display and screen magnification, as well as third party accessibility applications for tablets.

Read our access review of Apple iPad.

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