Tablets are become a popular choice for those who want a more powerful performance than a smartphone but without the hefty weight of a laptop. We have seen many great tablets released in the market this year. Here’s a list of top 7 tablets for 2015 so far.
1. Samsung Galaxy Tablet S
The Tablet S is an alternative to rival even the best tablets in the market. This tablet is perfect for watching movies or browsing through images because it’s comes with a Super AMOLED display with a crisp and vividly colourful screen.
Powered by a 2.3 GHz Quad Core Processor and runs Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) combined with Samsung’s innovative technology offers a smooth user interface experience, that’s packed into a slim and lightweight design.
The Samsung Tablet S is protected by a fingerprint scanner for unlocking your device, a excellent way to avoid smudges from constant swiping, as well as making online payments. The Samsung Tablet S is available in both 8.4″ and 10.5″ screen sizes.
2. Nokia N1
Most of us assumed that Nokia was dead and buried, actually Nokia has since shifted its focus to rolling out an impressive new Android powered tablet. The Nokia N1 features a trendy and slim design, similar to the iPad.
The tablet run with Android OS v5.0 Lollipop, it has a 7.9″ IPS LCD display and is supported by a 64-bit 2.3 GHz Intel Atom CPU, 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage; which is great, except there’s no expansion slot.
This new N1 sports the Nokia Android Z Launcher which streamlines the home screen with a grid that shows you the apps you are most likely to use depending on previous activity.
This smart device is also one of the first tablets to use the USB Type-C socket. The innovative reversible USB port is set to replace all types of USB connections in the future.
3. iPad Air 2
The iPad Air 2 equipped with a powerful 64-bit A8X chip which promises to be 40% faster than the A7 chip, and 16GB of internal storage, without the ability to expand.
The iPad Air 2 comes with an anodized aluminium chassis which is 18 percent thinner than the original but feels just as sturdy, and the same 2048 x 1536-pixel glass covered LCD display with an additional reflective coating to reduce glare.
This new tablet equipped with twin speakers on the bottom edge provide good audio quality despite the tablet’s slim frame. The iPad Air 2 is another great device by Apple, and if you can afford the price tag, it’s worth the investment.
4. Lenovo Tab 2 A8 and A10
The Lenovo Tab 2 tabs feature a MediaTek 64-bit quad core processor (1.3 GHz for A8 and 1.5 GHz for A10) combined with 1GB RAM, 8 to 16GB internal storage and the ability to expand up to 32GB of extra space thanks to the microSD card slot.
There’s an optional SIM-card slot on each tab so you can make and take calls and use 4G LTE, making these tabs cum large phablets.
5. Dell Venue 7
The Dell Venue 7 features a slim 7.0″ IPS HD display and an upgraded Intel Atom 1.6 GHz dual core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory and supports Android OS v4.2 (upgradable to Kit Kat).
Compact and versatile, this is perfect for those in the market for a smaller but powerful tablet. The tab also includes good speakers with a sufficient amount of bass.
The Dell Venue 7 provides a solid performance and strong battery life, making it an excellent option for budget shoppers who want an Android tablet.
6. Microsoft Surface Pro 4
The Surface Pro 3 was and still remains a hugely popular tablet. With Windows 10 due to be released soon, it’s expected that Microsoft will launch a newer improved surface pro 4 this year to push the new OS.
7. iPad Air 3
The iPad Air 3 will inevitably be launched by the end of the year, but so far, other than a likely increase in speed, there’s been no word from Apple about what we should expect from the new tablet.