There are a ton of quality tablets on the market right now, but which one is going to be the best for you and your specific needs. In this video we’re going to be checking out the five best tablets available right now. I made this list based on performance, features, price and more. I’ve included options for every type of consumer, so if you’re looking for a budget tablet to consume streaming content or a premium tablet that offers desktop level productivity and performance, we’ll have the product for you.
The fifth product on our list is the Amazon Fire HD 8. This is our best budget tablet. If you’re looking for one of the cheapest tablets around to surf, shop and consume content then the Amazon Fire HD 8 is a great budget option especially if you’re already in the amazon ecosystem. Currently priced around 90 the Fire HD 8 is the latest version of amazon’s tablet lineup and runs on amazon’s fire OS.
It’s pretty easy to navigate although amazon products are featured more prominently but you can still stream your favorite content from your top streaming services like Netflix and Disney plus. It comes in four colors and has an 8-inch HD 1280 by 800-pixel screen. The colors are surprisingly good but lack the deeper blacks found on more expensive tabs.
It performs well for watching movies or casual surfing but struggles with all but the simplest games. If you need a little more performance stay tuned for the Samsung Galaxy tab a7 coming up next in the video.
The Fire HD 8 also comes with two speakers suitable for consuming general content or listening to music and the two-megapixel front and rear facing camera is good for conferences or video calls with family members or co-workers provided you have ample lighting.
The key features are:
Under the hood. You’ll find a 2.0 gigahertz quad core processor, 2-megapixel front and rear camera, 8-inch 1280 by 800-pixel display, 32 gigabytes of storage, 2 gigabytes of ram and a USB C port.
Lightweight. It weighs just 0.8 pounds making it a very light and mobile companion if you’re constantly on the move.
Battery. You’ll get about 12 hours of mix use.
Built-in Alexa. You can ask Alexa to find information, play videos or music, or even open apps.
Variety. Access over five hundred thousand apps and games.
If you’re in the market for an inexpensive tablet to surf, shop, watch some videos or check up on your social media accounts, the Amazon Fire HD 8 is one of the best budget tablet options you’ll find.
The fourth product on our list is the Samsung Galaxy Tab A7. This is a great value tablet. If you’re in the market for a tablet that’ll give you the greatest performance for your dollar, then consider the Samsung Galaxy Tab A7. Currently priced at around 210 the Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 may not have the performance power of its more expensive counterparts but you’ll find that it is a very solid choice for browsing content or jotting down notes from meetings or classes.
The tablet is ultra-thin with an aluminum chassis giving it a sleek and streamlined appearance. It features a color rich 10.4-inch 2000 by 1200 display with super thin bezels that give the screen a much bigger appearance. It’s only marginally heavier than the Fire HD 8 but at just 1.1 pounds it’s still a great travel companion.
The A7 comes stock with 32 gigabytes of storage and a quad-core processor for your intense tasks that need the power. The A7’s more powerful processor provides it enough speed to do everyday activities including casual gaming, surfing, shopping and even some light productivity work with impressive battery performance of up to 13 hours.
Like the Fire HD8 the storage is expandable via microSD card up to one terabyte. It also comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera to take some semi decent quality pictures.
The key features are:
Under the hood. You’ll find a Qualcomm SM 6115 processor, 10.4-inch 2000 by 1200-pixel display, 32 gigabytes of storage, eight-megapixel rear camera, five-megapixel front camera, three gigabytes of ram and a USB C port.
Thin and lightweight. At just 1.1 pounds and 0.28 inches thick it’s a great travel companion.
Excellent battery. You get up to 13 hours of battery life.
Impressive audio. You can enjoy Dolby Atmos surround sound from its enhanced quad speaker system.
Whether you’re a busy worker or a student the Galaxy Tab A7 is extremely light and portable with enough power under the hood for movies, note taking, and light productivity work while having a very affordable price to give you the biggest bang for the dollar.
The third product on our list is the Apple iPad. This is the best iPad tablet for most people. No matter what generation you’re from, almost everyone has heard great things about Apple products and the Apple iPad is no exception. Currently priced at around 300 the iPad 2020 sports a sleek aluminum exterior finish with a gorgeous crystal clear 10.2-inch retina display making it the perfect tablet for almost any occasion.
The iPad has the new a12 bionic chip that used to be reserved for higher end model iPad. It’s very responsive in silky smooth when playing mobile games or editing photos. The a12 bionic chip ensures a very fluid experience with little to no interruptions or freezes on the iPad.
The display itself is also a massive by 1620-pixel resolution which makes it a fantastic choice for browsing the web, taking photos or doing work. The IPad’s battery life gives you around 10 hours which isn’t bad, but it still requires a lightning cable to charge and not USB C.
The iPad is also a capable productivity device with support for Apple’s smart keyboard and you can even connect a mouse or trackpad making your work more efficient plus you get support for apple’s pencil so you can take notes, edit photos, draw, sketch or paint, making it great for creatives.
The key features are:
Under the hood. You’ll find an a12 bionic processor, 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.2-megapixel front camera, 10.2-inch retina display and 32 gigabytes of storage.
Retina display. You get incredible detail and vivid colors making it great for watching movies.
Apple’s touch ID. For security with a fingerprint identity sensor that is built into the home button.
Excellent performance. The A12 bionic chip lets you edit 4k video and even play graphics intensive games.
If you’re in the market for a tablet and unsure of which to pick you can rest easy knowing that if you buy the iPad, it has the power, the display, and the battery life to assist you with any task you put it through.
The second product on our list is the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7. This is our best android tablet. If you’re in the market for a great tablet and don’t mind paying for the best, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 comes with all the bells and whistles to make it one of the best android tablets around.
Currently priced at around six hundred dollars the Galaxy Tab Sports an aluminum chassis, beautiful screen and amazing speakers. It comes stock with 128 gigabytes of storage and six gigabytes of ram with support for a micro-SD card up to one terabyte.
The front camera is eight megapixels while the rear camera is 13 megapixels so you can take very clear and high-quality photos of the things you treasure. The camera is supported by a lightning fast, Qualcomm snapdragon 865 plus processor which allows for a smooth and seamless experience no matter what tasks you’re doing.
Like the iPad the Galaxy Tab S7 supports a lineup of external accessories such as an add-on keyboard or the pen, plus you can get a Bluetooth enabled Xbox controller that brings console gaming to the tab S7. The display is a breathtaking 2560×1600, edge to edge, TFT, LCD screen that’s crystal clear and provides a great viewing, working or browsing experience with its 120 hertz display refresh rate watching movies is amazing especially with the built-in quad speakers tuned by AKG with Dolby Atmos surround sound.
The key features are:
Under the hood. You’ll find a snapdragon Qualcomm 865 plus processor, 11-inch 2560 by 1600-pixel display, 13 megapixel and 5-megapixel ultra-wide rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera, 128 gigabytes of storage, 6 gigabytes of ram and a USB C port.
Weight. 1.1 pounds.
Audio. It comes with built-in quad speakers tuned by AKG with Dolby Atmos surround sound.
Security. Easily unlock the tab using the side mounted fingerprint scanner.
S pen. Unlike Apple, Samsung includes the S pen.
If you’re looking for an android tablet with all the bells and whistles the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 is feature packed with the fastest processor, currently available for the android platform giving you PC performance with tablet portability making it one of the best tablets available for those not in the Apple camp.
The first product on our list is the iPad Pro. This is our best overall tablet. If you’re looking for the best tablet available, the Apple iPad Pro features the A12X bionic, the smartest and most powerful chip Apple has ever made and an all-screen liquid retina display that’s the world’s most advanced mobile display. It’s an unbeatable combination.
Currently priced at around 950. The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is a tablet but with support for Apple’s new magic keyboard with a trackpad, many are even calling it a computer. It’s that powerful, it looks sleek, thin, and gorgeous. The bezels are thin, so you get maximum screen size with the edge-to-edge liquid retina display that features pro motion, true tone, and a p3 wide color gamut for industry-leading color accuracy for creatives.
But the iPad Pro isn’t just about productivity, it’s a fantastic entertainment device for movies or even gaming clocking in at 60 frames per second. You’ll get some of the best immersive experience from a tablet with faster refresh rates and the four speakers around the outside that offer strong sound and a good amount of bass.
The key features are:
Under the hood. You’ll find an A12Z bionic processor, 12-megapixel wide rear camera, 10-megapixel ultra-wide rear camera, 7-megapixel true depth front camera, 12.9-inch 2732 by 2048-pixel display, 128 gigabytes of storage, optional LTE and a lightning port.
Advanced display. The all-screen liquid retina display comes with pro motion technology, true tone p3 wide color gamut and 600 nits’ brightness.
A12Z bionic chip. You’ve got enough power to outpace most laptops today.
Augmented reality. Comes with a lidar scanner for enhanced AR.
Accessories. It supports the new magic keyboard and apple pencil for seamless productivity.
All day battery. You’ll get up to 10 hours of battery performance.
If you’re looking for the best tablet around the iPad Pro gives you the ultimate mobile experience as well as desktop productivity with incredible power and a gorgeous edge-to-edge liquid retina display