For people who like browsing the web, use the social media to keep in contact with friends and family, sending emails or watching movies tablet PCs are a good option. If you plan to use the device for tasks that take up a lot of effort for your processor like Coreldraw or photoshop or anything similar,then it would be better to go a customised desktop meant for the purpose. Similarly, if you are a serious gamer then tablet PCs might not be meant for you. Tablet PCs, in general, don't have a CD/DVD drive. But that is not, in general, considered an issue, as most of the data you need can be found online, in portable hard drives or you can even try to get yourself a portable hard drive if you still need one. If you are a traveller or if your job involves occasional travel, this device which is both lightweight, small-sized and portable can come in handy. If you are an avid reader, this is again a too that is meant for you. For a business professional, this is the perfect tool for productivity enhancement and since you can make or edit documents, send emails, take notes and even do a presentation. But the best part is that tablet PCs cost lower than most laptops in the market.