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Top 10 tablets of 2017

The Christmas period is approaching, and although we have already left behind Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday, it is still possible find some other offer to be able to satisfy our technological desires or needs. In recent years, tablets have ceased to be an option for many users, because the use made of them does not require much power, so the renewal date is always extended.

If you are among that group of users who plan to renew their tablet this Christmas, it is likely that at the moment you do not know where to go, what products are new on the market, which offer us a better value for money… In this article We are going to try to get you out of doubt and we are going to show you top 10 android tablets that we can currently buy.

In recent years, the power of tablets, as well as the quality of their screens, have increased exponentially, and currently, we can find some high-end models that are capable of meeting any need, be it from creating documents, to editing videos, to enjoying our favorite games.

Not everyone has the same needs when it comes to buying or renewing their old tablet, so I’m going to try tocover all price ranges available on the market, to try to cover the most professional needs that some users may have as well as the usual needs of many of you, such as watching movies, checking your mail or social networks…

Android tablets up to 8-inch screen

Amazon Fire 7 / Fire HD 7

If the use that we are going to make of our tablet is summed up to consult social networks, carry out some search on the Internet and watch the odd movie, Amazon puts at our disposal the Amazon Fire 7 and Fire 7 HD, tablets whose only difference is the we find in the storage space, being 8 GB for the Fire 7 model and 16 GB for the Fire 7 HD model. Both models are managed by a MediaTek MT6582 processor and accompanied by 1 GB of RAM, although its operation is more than fluid.

The Amazon Fire 7 is priced at €69.99, while the HD model is priced at €79.99.

Buy Amazon Fire 7

Amazon Fire HD 8

The Fire 8 HD model is managed by the same processor as the Fire 7 model, but in this model, RAM is expanded up to 1.5 GB and storage space is 16 GB and 32 GB. Screen resolution is also upscaled from the Fire 7, up from 1024 x 600 to 1280 x 800 pixels. The storage of all Amazon Fire models can be expanded using a microSD card and they are managed by a fork of Android 6.0, which is much lighter and requires fewer resources, hence both the RAM and the processor are not the latest of the latest.

The Amazon Fire HD 8 is only available on Amazon for 110 euros for the 16 GB model and 129 euros for the 32 GB model.

Buy Amazon Fire HD 8

Huawei MediaPad M3

Huawei also offers us a more affordable and comfortable model to use in 8-inch format, specifically 8.4-inch, the MediaPad M3, a tablet managed by the Kirin 950 processor and accompanied by 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. Its body made of aluminum offers us an elegant design with quite narrow side frames. The screen offers us a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels, it is managed by Android 6 and inside we find a battery to move the whole set with a capacity of 5,100 mAh. The Huawei MediaPad M3 It has a price on Amazon of 279 euros.

Buy Huawei MediaPad M3

Asus ZenPad 3 8.0

The 7.9-inch ZenPad model from Asus offers us a resolution of 2048x 1535 pixels and is managed by the processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 650. Inside, in addition to a 4,680 mAH battery, we find 2 GB of RAM. Along with 16 GB of storage space that we can expand using microSD cards. Like the new models that are arriving on the market, it integrates the USB type C connection, which allows us to send not only high-speed data, but also video and audio together. The price of the Asus ZenPad 3 8.0 is 312 euros on Amazon.

Buy Asus ZenPad 3

Xiaomi Mi Pad 3

The Chinese firm has entered Spain by opening its first official store in Europe and has done so through the front door, running out of stock of all its products, despite the fact that they are somewhat more expensive than if we buy them through the different websites of Asian products that have become very popular throughout this year. Xiaomi has become one more manufacturer when it comes to renewing not only our smartphone, but also our tablet, since thanks to the Xiaomi Mi Pad 3, we can have at our fingertips a magnificent tablet with a very contained price.

The Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 offers us a 7.9-inch screen with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Inside we find a Mediatek MT8176 processor accompanied by 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. The battery has a capacity of 6600 mAh and a very contained weight of 328 grams. The price of the Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 is 490 euros on Amazon.

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Android tablets with more than 8 inches of screen

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

We couldn’t start this classification without talking about Samsung, one of the first Android manufacturers that opted for this market. The Galaxy Tab S3, with a 9.7-inch screen, offers us a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor accompanied by 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage, more than enough power and storage to get the most out of this device , and so that it also lasts us a few years.

This specific model is designed not only so that we can carry out any task with it, but also so that we can enjoy our favorite movies or series thanks to the four speakers developed by AKG/Harman and located on the edges of the device so that they create a quite effective surround sound sensation.

The 6,000 mAh battery is a bit sparse, but thanks to supports fast charging, we can enjoy it almost continuously without problems. If we like to draw, Samsung makes the S Pen available to us as an option, so that we can get the most out of this excellent Samsung tablet. Available on Amazon for 579 euros for the Wifi version.

Buy Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Asus ZenPad Z500M

Asus offers us the ZenPad 3S 10, a tablet made of aluminum with a 9.7-inch screen with a resolution of 2048 x 1536, with a 4:3 aspect ratio, a ratio that does not make it an ideal device for watching movies or series, since the damn black bars will occupy a significant part of the screen. The Asus ZenPad 3S 10 is managed by the Mediatek MT8176 processor accompanied by 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage, storage that we can expand using microSD cards. This Asus model weighs 430 grams, is managed by Android 6, incorporates a USB Type-C connection and is priced at 380 euros on Amazon.

Buy ASUS ZenPad Z500M

Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10

Huawei has become one of the manufacturers that has grown the most in recent years, becoming an alternative not only in the world of smartphones, but also in tablets. The Asian firm offers us the MediaPad M3 Lite 10, a 10.1-inch tablet with a resolution of 1920 x 1200. Inside, we find the Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, accompanied by 3 GB of RAM, Android 7.0, 32 GB of storage that we can expand using microSD cards.

Like Samsung with the Galaxy Tab S3, Huawei bets on sound and this model integrates some speakers developed by Harman Kardon, a company that became part of the Samsung conglomerate of companies. The battery of this model reaches 6,000 mAh, with which, according to the manufacturer, we can use it for 13 hours playing video, a much longer time if we dedicate it to lighter tasks. The price of the Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10 is 299 euros on Amazon.

Buy Huawei Mediapad M3 Lite 10

Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016)

One of the problems of the new nomenclature that Samsung uses when naming its tablets and smartphones is the mess that can be to buy a model that is renewed every year and whose only variation in the name is found in the year, which sometimes It is not included in the description, so can lead to confusion, as may be the case we are talking about, the Galaxy Tab A 2016.

If we do not want to spend a lot of money on a tablet, but we want to have more than enough power to last us a few years and do more than just watch videos, Samsung puts at our disposal the Galaxy Tab A (2016), a model managed by the Exynos 7870 octa-core processor, a Mali graphics card with 3, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage that we can expand using microSD cards. The 10.1-inch screen offers us a resolution of 1920 x 1200.

Inside we find Android 6.0 and a 7,300 mAh battery, more than enough capacity to be able to enjoy it without having to go through the charger continuously. The weight of this model is 525 grams, somewhat excessive, but over time we end up getting used to it. Available on Amazon for 211 euros.

Buy Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016)

Lenovo Tab 4 10

The Asian firm, owner of Motorola, could not be left out of this classification. The Lenovo Tab 4 10, offers us a 10.1-inch screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800, a 7000 mAh battery and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor accompanied by 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage space, space that we can expand using microSD cards. The Lenovo Tab 4 10 is priced at 174 euros on Amazon.

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