The tablets literally put the internet at your fingertips. They are more portable as compared to Laptops and provide quick access to common tasks such as playing games, social networking and entertainment consumption. Every now and then, dozens of new Android tables are emerging into the market. Each devices are equipped with different hardware/software depending on the price range. Combined with right apps and accessories, these tablets will provide pure Android experience whether you are home or business user.
Here’s a list of top Android tablets for November, 2013
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014)
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition continues the Galaxy flagship that comes with a top-notch hardware but has a premium price of $600. It is a 10 inch Android 4.3 Jelly bean tablet with the fastest processor designed to perform heavy duty tasks. The tablet has an official stylus that comes with it.
- 10.1-inch, 2560×1600 display
- 2.3GHz Exynos quad core processor (on LTE version only)
- 8 megapixel rear-facing camera, a 2 megapixel front-facing camera
- Choice of 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of internal storage
- 10 hours battery life
Google Nexus 7 (2nd Generation)
Nexus 7 (2013) is an all-in-one Android tablet, manufactured by Asus. It is the official Google Nexus flagship tablet. It features good battery life, 7 inch display quality and processing power all comes in a price of $229 USD. It’s shipped Android Jelly Bean OS and will get OTA update for Android KitKat as well.
- 7-inch, 1920×1200 HD display and a pixel density of 323 PPI
- 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor
- Adreno 320 GPU
- Android 4.3 “Jelly Bean”
- 5.0 megapixel rear camera
- 1.2 megapixel front-facing camera
- Choice of 16GB or 32GB
- Stereo, surround speakers
- Battery life of 9 hours
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
The Amazon’s new Kindle Fire is hands down the best entertainment tablet right now. It has outstanding display, audio and camera quality that you won’t find in other tablets. Kindle Fire comes in two different sizes 7 and 8.9 inches with price tag of $229 and $380 respectively. It gets shipped highly modified version of Android known as Fire OS 3.0.
- Fire OS 3.0 (optimized Android version)
- 2.2GHz quad-core processor
- 7-inch 1920 x 1200 (323 ppi) display | 8.9-inch 560 x 1600 (339 ppi)
- Both feature a front-facing HD camera, while the 8.9-inch version also has an 8MP rear-facing camera too
- 10 Hour battery life.
- Dolby Digital audio
- Choice of 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB of internal storage
Sony Xperia Tablet Z
The Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z is a well engineered piece of device. It’s has a slim and durable design compared to other current generation tablets. It’s water and dust resistant with shatter proof glass. It has same processing power as Nexus 7 and a universal IR remote control support. The whole package is priced at $450.
- Google Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS
- 1.5 GHz Qualcomm APQ8064+MDM9215M Quad Core Processor
- 16M colours, 1920×1200 pixels (224 PPI), Adreno 320 GPU
- 8.1 Rear Facing Camera, 2.2 MP Rear Camera with 1080p video recording
- 10 Hour battery life.
- IPX5/7 (Water-resistant) & IP5X (Dust-proof)
- Comes with 16 GB Interal storage with SD card support upto 64 GB
LG G Pad 8.3
LG stepped into the tablet competition and unleashed G Pad, an 8.3 inch tablet becoming a direct competitor to Kindle Fire series. The G Pad is well designed and fast (as per benchmark scores). Though, it is a bit over-priced $350 for having same specifications as Kindle Fire HDX.
- Google Android 4.2.2
- 1.5 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
- 16M colours, 1200 x 1920 pixels (273 PPI), Adreno 320 GPU
- 1.3 Megapixel Front camera and 5 MP rear.
- 8 hours of battery life
- 16 GB storage with upto 64 GB SD Card support
Note: All devices mentioned above come with 2 GB of RAM installed.