If you are looking for a new one in the marketIt’s easy to automatically choose Apple’s iPad (including the iPad) and ) and to overlook the Android tablet option, especially as fewer and fewer manufacturers are making them these days. While this may seem unfair, there are several Android tablets on the market that are doing their best to compete with the Apple iPad.
While some today question the sanity of an Android tablet buyer, the best models can cater to any casual or professional need. Some Android tablets even work with a mouse or touchpad. And if you̵
Regardless of whether you are looking for a cheap tablet for media consumption or a possible oneSubstitution there are options that are worth exploring. We did the research and considered everything from screen size to battery life to ease of use – basically all of the factors that make a great tablet. Here are our tips for the best Android tablet.
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The Google Pixel Slate seeks to balance the iPad Pro and Microsoft Surface Pro by bringing a tablet and Chromebook together into a single device – some kind of tablet PC, if you will. While it’s not a full-fledged Android tablet (and it certainly isn’t a cheap Android tablet), you can still access the apps on the Google Play Store and have enough power to use them here. It comes with a pen and has a 48Wh battery, front and rear cameras and a touchscreen LCD screen. It also has a full desktop browser and support for a bluetooth mouse and keyboard. It could even be used as a gaming tablet. The Pixel Slate also has the option for Google Assistant. Overall just a great tablet. Read our Google Pixel Slate review.
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Amazon has come a long way from the first Kindle Fire tablet. The Amazon Fire HD 10 is the largest tablet from Amazon with a screen size of 10 inches and powerful speakers. Just like its smaller 8-inch sibling, the Fire HD 8, the tablet offers a number of benefits for Prime subscribers so that members can easily stream and download movies, TV shows and games. The Fire tablets do not use a pure Android version, but rather the Android-based Fire operating system from Amazon and access apps from the Amazon App Store. You can still get apps from Google Play, but you’ll need to install the store yourself. This means that gaming enthusiasts have access to all of their favorite mobile games for a great gaming tablet experience. This is probably also the closest thing to a budget tablet on this list of the best Android tablets. Read our Amazon Fire HD 10 review.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 tablet offers a lot for an Android device. It has a fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and flexible, expandable storage with a microSD card of up to 1 TB. The Galaxy Tab S6 looks fantastic too, with a super AMOLED display with a screen size of 16:10. The battery life is approx. 15 hours and the rear camera has a resolution of 13 MP. And if you’ve ever operated a Samsung Android device, using that particular Samsung tablet will feel very intuitive. The recent updates to Samsung DeX mode even make the Tab S6 a potential laptop replacement that allows you to connect to a mouse and even an external display. Just grab a keyboard and you’re done. Read our Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 review.
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The Lenovo Smart Tab P10 combines a tablet and a smart display in one 10-inch device. This Android tablet is equipped with Android Oreo, front and rear cameras, fingerprint scanner and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor. When you set it on the dock, the Lenovo Tab becomes a smart display, much like the Amazon Echo Show. Read more about the Lenovo Smart Tab P10.
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