5 Best Android Tablets Worth Buying

With about 50 days left for Christmas, everything is going up for discount and electronic gadgets are no less. With the strong competition in the tech market, smartphone and tablet manufacturers are constantly coming out with new devices, offering us an array of devices to choose from. If you are planning to buy an Android based tablet this season, we are here to help you with that. Here is a list of the 5 best Android based tablets along with the specs they have to offer.

1. Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Xperia Z3 tablet

Coming from Sony, this one too carries the standard look of the Z series Sony smartphone but don’t get swayed away by just the looks, as the tablet has much more to offer. Here are the specs that the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact offers:

Display:  1200 x 1920 pixels, 8.0 inches, 283 ppi

Front Camera: 2.2 MP

Rear Camera: 8.1 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels

Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801

CPU: Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400

GPU: Adreno 330

RAM: 3 GB

Storage: 16 GB

MicroSD: Yes, upto 128 GB

Battery: 4500 mAh

OS: Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

You can get the 32 GB Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact for $499.99.

2. Google Nexus 9

Nexus_9

The recently unveiled tablet from Google was unveiled along with the Nexus 6. The Nexus 9, or the HTC Volantis as some of you may know offers superior build quality and awesome specs: something Nexus devices are famous for. Here is the specs list:

Display: 1536 x 2048 pixels, 8.9 inches, 281 ppi

Front Camera: 1.6 MP

Rear Camera: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels

Chipset: Nvidia Tegra K1

CPU: Dual-core 2.3 GHz Denver

GPU: Kepler DX1

RAM: 2 GB

Storage: 16/32 GB

MicroSD: No

Battery: 6700 mAh

OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop

You can get the 16 GB Nexus 9 for $350 from Amazon by clicking here.

3. Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

SM-8.4

With an AMOLED screen measuring 8.4″, the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is truly a marvel. The super AMOLED brings out the best of colors on the 8.4″ screen with a pixel density of 359 ppi, making it an ideal portable device for all the movie lovers out there. Not only that, it offers good specs too:

Display: 1600 x 2560 pixels, 8.4 inches, 359 ppi

Front Camera: 2.1 MP

Rear Camera: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels

Chipset: Exynos 5 Octa 5420

CPU: Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7

GPU: Mali-T628 MP6

RAM: 3 GB

Storage: 16/32 GB

MicroSD: Yes, upto 128 GB

Battery: 4900 mAh

OS: Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

You can get the 16 GB Galaxy Tab S 8.4 for $399.99 ( $358 from Amazon ) from BestBuy by clicking here.

4. Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Galaxy Tab S 8.4’s elder sibling, the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 also offers premium image quality on a much bigger screen. Thanks to the AMOLED display. Along with a premium build and sleek looks, the Tab S 10.4 boasts of pretty impressive specs too:

Display: 2560 x 1600 pixels, 10.5 inches, 288 ppi

Front Camera: 2.1 MP

Rear Camera: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels

Chipset: Exynos 5 Octa 5420

CPU: Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7

GPU: Mali-T628 MP6

RAM: 3 GB

Storage: 16/32 GB

MicroSD: yes, upto 128 GB

Battery: 7900 mAh

OS: Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

You can get the 16 GB Galaxy Tab S 10.5 for $499.99 from BestBuy by clicking here. You can get the same from Amazon for $459

5. NVIDIA Shield

shield-tablet-controller-header-image

NVIDIA is known for producing video cards and when they came out with this tablet, one thing we knew for sure was that this one was going to have the best graphics in the category and it did. Not only that, the NVIDIA Shield is optimized for gaming with a Tegra K1 processor and front speakers. Here are the other specs that it offers:

Display: 1920 X 1200 pixels, 8.0″, 28 ppi

Front Camera: 5 MP

Rear Camera: 5 MP, 2592 ? 1944 pixels

Chipset: Nvidia Tegra K1,

CPU: Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A15

GPU: ULP GeForce Kepler

RAM: 2 GB

Storage: 16 GB

MicroSD: Yes

Battery: 1975 mAh

OS: Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

You can get the 16 GB NVIDIA Shield for $299.99 from Amazon by clicking here.

So this was an out list of the best 5 Android tablets till date. I hope this list helped you choose. Leave your views in comments below and stay tuned for more updates.

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