Here’s 5 of the best Android tablets money can buy
In the market for a new tablet? Check out this guide to 5 of the best Android tablets money can buy.
When we talk about tablets, the iPad usually comes to mind, along with the revolution of releases that soon followed. But, as we know technology evolves, iPad’s couldn’t always be the people’s favorite. Well, the scenario of the tablet market has changed much and that’s because of Android. Android tablets attracted more users, offering a range of products unlike Apple’s iPad.
Diversity is most welcome in today’s modern tech world. So, obviously Android tablets helped users to choose a tablet that suits their taste.
In this article, I’ll be mentioning the top 5 Android tablets of 2015. So, if you were planning to buy one, then I hope this list does the job.
Let’s save the best for the last and know about the top android tablets of 2015 in descending order.
#5 Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
This tablet is a good choice for the budget conscious buyers. It comes preloaded with Android 4.4 KitKat. You can easily afford it being just $299. It features an 8.4 inch Super AMOLED display, while the resolution being 1600×2560 pixels. It was a good decision from Samsung to opt for an AMOLED display, because it consumes much less power than an IPS display. And, the display offers a 359 pixel density.
The CPU being Exynos 5 Octa ( 1.9 GHz Quad-core + 1.3 GHz Quad-core )is a reliable yet fast processor supported by 3 Gigs of RAM and 16 GB ROM. However, the GPU being Mali-T628 MP6, could have been better.The device has a SD card slot limited upto 128 GB of storage. Also, it sports an 8 MP rear camera and a 2.1 MP front camera. Other key features include Fingerprint scanner, Multi-Window and an ultra-power saving mode. And at last, to support all these features, it includes a non-removable 4900 mAh battery.
#4 Amazon Fire HDX 8.9
It’s a quality product from Amazon. And, it runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. It comes with a price tag of $379.
As the name describes, it features an 8.9 inch IPS display. The resolution being 2560×1600 pixels with a 339 pixel density. It is powered up by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Quad-Core 2.5 GHz processor sustained by 2 Gigs of RAM. You can find different variants of this device according to the internal storage (16/32/64 GB).The GPU offered in it is really efficient i.e Andreno 420.
This tablet sports an 8 MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera. Houston, we got a good news! It has got the Dolby Atmos technology in it. Is it good? Yeah, it’s pretty good for a tablet sound experience.
This product is mostly appreciated by the gamers. It just adds a vibe to your gaming interest if you are exclusively an Nvidia fan. It is available in a price range of $299 – $400. The device runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat. It’s powered up by the beasty Nvidia Tegra K1 chipset (Quad-core 2.2 GHz processor), backed up by 2 GB RAM and 16 GB ROM. As it is a product of Nvidia, how could it forget about the GPU? The GPU being ULP GeForce kepler, that gives an awesome gaming experience.
It features an 8 inch display with a good but not great resolution of 1920×1200 pixels. As we have learnt that the spec wars don’t matter anymore, so we got to end it right now! Here the figures in pixels is not great, but the display experience is all good.
It sports both rear & front camera being 5 MP. These features are backed up by a 5200 mAh battery.
#2 Dell Venue 8 7000
It could have been the top dog, but its close enough. If you want more storage and better performance, then you can opt in for this tablet. It is available in the price range of $340-$500. The Dell Venue 8 7000 features an amazing 3D camera, which is new to the tablet market. But, one key feature couldn’t make a difference. This tablet comes pre-installed with Android 4.4 KitKat. But, Android 5.0.2 is available for an update.
The tablet features an 8.4 inch OLED screen ( 1600 x 2560 pixels resolution ). Pixel density being 359 gives a rich display experience. It sports an 8 MP rear camera (3D Tech) and a 2 MP front camera.
It promises a reliable performance with the Intel Atom Z3580 (Quad-Core 2.3 GHz), GPU being PowerVR G6430 and 2 Gigs of RAM. It offers a SD card slot with upto 512 GB storage limit. That’s huge!
Now, let’s move on to read about the best Android tablet of 2015.
# 1 Google Nexus 9
Well, when it comes to Android, the Nexus series is the purest Android devices you can get. It is available in the price range
of $350 – $599. This is the top dog among the Android tablets. The Nexus 9 is just the holy trinity for Android users. It is the best device from which you can obviously expect regular Android updates. So, currently it’s running on the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
It features an 8.9 inch IPS display ( 1536 x 2048 pixels resolution ). The display comes with the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It’s actually a necessary protection one should have, when it comes to bigger displays. It has a lower pixel density of 281 compared to the former device, but other features could keep this device on the No.1 position. It has the same Nvidia Tegra K1 chipset being a Dual-core 2.3 GHz processor. The GPU being Kepler DX1. It has no available SD card slots. The processing power is supported by 2 Gigs of RAM. There are two variants of this device with a 16 GB (Wi-Fi) or 32 GB (LTE) internal storage options. You might wonder why Dell Venue 8 7000 didn’t acquire the topmost position. Here’s why – It doesn’t have a NFC chip, No guaranteed Android Updates, No Gorilla Glass Protection, and also lower battery.
Sporting an 8 MP rear camera and a 1.6 MP front camera, it supports 1080p video recording at 30 FPS. This tablet comes with NFC support which makes it eligible for Android Pay too.
These features are backed up by an awesome battery juice of 6700 mAh.
The ranking may vary according to your perspective of what you actually need. The above ranking has been done consider several factors. But, if you want something special with your Android tablet, you can choose any of the mentioned tablets.