Unless you’re a tech nerd, there isn’t much to go on when choosing a suitable tablet, because most modern tablets usually operate on the same platforms and boast similar technical specs. It does pay, however, to pay attention to what people are saying and to the market itself as a whole. We say this because believe it or not, but most of the time, the tablets that are most popular are usually the best the market has to offer at that point in time. To save you the trouble of figuring out what to buy on your own, we put together a list of the ten best tablets out there for you to look at.
10Google Pixel C
Google’s latest release, the Pixel C, is without a doubt one of the most impressive tablets on the market right now. From its stylish futuristic design to its massive 10.2” display, the tablet shows some real promise in almost every department. Under the hood, it packs a massive 3GB/32GB combo that is enough to get any tech nerd excited. It also runs on Android as expected and comes with powerful HD cameras: 2.0MP at the front and 8.0 MP at the rear.
9Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet
The Xperia Z4 tablet is all about enhancing productivity and letting you get the most out of your day. With a massive 17-hour battery, it can go for well over a day without being plugged in. It comes with an impressive 10.1” display, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage and runs on the latest Android platform. For camera enthusiasts, the tablet incorporates Sony’s powerful lenses into its 1MP front facing and 5MP rear camera.
8Google Nexus 9
The Nexus 9 tablet from Google is quality personified. It has a massive 9-inch HD display that delivers on graphic quality and crystal clear visuals. Despite that, it features a very compact build that makes it very portable. The Nexus 9 has a 15-hour battery life, 2GB of RAM and is available in 16GB and 32GB models. Its strongest suits are its cameras, where it boasts of a powerful 6MP front camera backed by an 8MP rear camera. As you would expect, it runs on the Android Operating System.
7NIVIDA SHIELD K1 Tablet
The NIVIDA SHIELD is a very powerful gamer’s gadget that has been built specifically to produce impressive gaming performances. Running on the powerful NIVIDA Tegra K1 processor and with 2GB of RAM, the tablet is capable of running heavy games. It comes with the SHIELD gaming controller and a game-streaming service. The tablet boasts of a very impressive 1080p FHD 8-inch display with inbuilt front-facing speakers to make the gaming experience as unforgettable as possible. It runs on the Android platform, has a 5MP primary camera and comes with 16GB of internal storage.
6Apple iPad Pro
The iPad Pro is no doubt a tool for professionals and at the absolute top of the range. It boasts a crisp and massive 12.9” display with incredibly vivid colors and graphics. A top-of-the-range dual-core Apple A9X processor with 2.3GHz of speed and 4GB of RAM makes this the smoothest, most powerful tablet in existence. 128GB of storage is more than enough to store all your videos, games and other applications on your tablet. In addition to that, the tablet has an 8MP rear camera and runs the latest Apple IOS operating system.
5Apple iPad Mini 4
The 16GB model of the iPad Mini 4 is quite impressive in all respects. It offers a massive 9-inch FHD display with crisp colors and fantastic detail. Despite the size, it is compact enough to be held by one hand. The iPad Mini 4 has 1GB of RAM and 16GB of storage to ensure smooth operations. A single 8MP camera provides all the photo clarity you need. Furthermore, the tablet has a 10-hour battery life, which should be more than enough for anyone.
4Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
Samsung’s 8-inch tablet is all about power and crystal-clear HD displays. It features a very tough Super AMOLED screen with crisp viewing angles and a delightfully bright display. Onboard, the tablet has 32GB of storage space which is expandable using a TF card. It runs on a quad-core processor and has 3GB of RAM to ensure seamless operations, app-switching and running of heavy applications. The tablet is capable of staying up for 7 hours on a single charge and has a combination of a 1MP and an 8MP camera.
3Apple iPad Air Retina Display
Tablet displays don’t get better than that of the Apple 2.9.7 retina display tablet. It has the most aesthetically pleasing design by far with slim bezels and a very premium appearance that oozes class. As for its screen, let us point out that its crisp 9.7” retina display operates a 2048 x 1536 resolution. The tablet has a 10-hour battery for extended usage. It comes with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of storage in addition to a powerful 8MP rear camera. It runs the latest Apple IOS 9 and higher operating systems, depending on what your needs may be.
2Amazon Fire HD 6
The 7-inch Amazon Fire HD comes with a modest display in terms of size but with all the wonderful HD clarity you can ever ask for. The tablet is available in an 8GB or a 16GB model, both of which boast a sufficiently fast quad-core processor and 1GB of RAM that provides smooth switching between apps and the running of heavy apps in the background. The 6-inch Amazon Fire has two 2.0 MP cameras, one in the front and one in the back. It comes with unlimited Amazon cloud storage, access to over $20,000 worth of applications, books, movies, songs and even TV shows. It comes in 5 vibrant colors and an 8-hour battery life.
1Amazon Fire HD 8
Seen as a much larger alternative to the Fire HD 6 tablet, the display retains its fantastic HD clarity despite the increase in size. Similar to its predecessor, the Fire HD 8-inch tablet is available in 8GB and 16GB options with unlimited Amazon cloud storage and access to millions of games, apps, books, movies and TV shows. You can also access Wi-Fi connections directly through the tablet, making it a lot easier to visit your favorite websites and app stores. The tablet sports 2GB of RAM and a high-speed quad-core processor. It also has a powerful 5.0 MP rear-facing HD camera and a front-facing camera for selfies and video calls. Last but not least, it runs the latest Fire OS 5 operating system which is compatible with virtually any application out there.