SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Almost everyone has a smartphone now. The next thing will be almost everyone will have a tablet. They have really come down in price, gotten thinner, and faster. Here is a look at the top Tablets this holiday season.
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1. iPad Air 2 $500 +
Lightest, thinnest iPad ever that is a heavyweight in performance. 6.1 mm thin, .96 LBS. 9.7-inch screen. So light you barely know you’re holding it. Not only is iPad Air 2 thinner, it’s also a lot more powerful. The A8X delivers substantially better CPU and graphics performance than its predecessor. iPad Air 2 is as powerful as many personal computers. It’s power efficient, too, with a 10-hour battery life that lets you work, play, surf, and shop all day long.
Link – http://www.apple.com/ipad-air-2/
2. iPad Mini 4 $400+
This is my favorite iPad. Small portable and powerful. 6.1mm thin. .65 LBS. The new iPad mini 4 puts uncompromising performance and potential in your hand. It’s thinner and lighter than ever before, yet powerful enough to help you take your ideas even further. Improved camera handy features like panorama, time lapse video, slo mo, and burst and timer modes, better low light performance.
Link – http://www.apple.com/ipad-mini-4/
3. Kindle Fire HD 8 Tablet 8-inch $150
Thinnest Fire tablet yet and almost 2x more durable than other tablets on market.
Enjoy more than 38 million movies, TV shows, songs, books, apps and games
Updated user interface – Fire OS 5 designed for quick access to your apps and content plus personalized recommendations that make it easy to discover new favorites
Up to 8-hours of reading, surfing the web, watching video, and listening to music.
Link – http://amzn.to/1NOY05W
4. Fire Tablet 7-inch Super Low Price $50
This is ideal for kids, tweens, teens and anyone first entry into the tablet game. This is a full blown functioning tablet but for super cheap. It can do most things it’s bigger brother the Fire HD 8 can but is also simplified for kid use.
Link – http://amzn.to/1ZL5E8b
5. Google Nexus 7 $150
This is Google’s version of a tablet. It’s android. Great small portable tablet. Made for Google Pay. So movies, TV shows, music off Google Play is seamless with this device. Nexus 7 is built by ASUS and comes with a NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 quad-core processor so everything is faster – pages load quickly, gameplay is smooth and responsive, and running multiple apps is a breeze. Patented 4-PLUS-1™ design gives you processing power when you need it, and battery saving efficiency when you don’t.
Link – https://www.asus.com/us/Tablets/Nexus_7/
6. Samsung Tab S2 $500
This is a 9.7 inch Android tablet with a super fast performance. Thin and lightweight. Comfy to hold with a cool rubber type backing. The S2 Tab is a divinely designed Android tablet with a stunning screen. Starting at $500, it’s a high-end model with premium specs that rival the best tablets out there.
Link – http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/galaxy-tab/SM-T810NZWEXAR