Tablets that Compete against the iPad

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iPad Alternatives: Kindle Fire, Nexus, LG G Pad, Sony Xperia and Samsung Tablets That Compete against the iPad

Tablets are very far from all the same. It would be easy to choose if the only factor involved was price, unfortunately it’s not that simple. If you are looking for an iPad alternative, you will easily find something that fits right into both your price bracket and meet your needs.

Amazon Kindle Fire Amazon Kindle Fire 6 HD and Kindle Fire HD 7

The Amazon Kindle initially launched as solely an e-reader, before branching out into tablets too. Faring especially well in comparison to the other iPad alternatives, these entry level tablets; the Kindle Fire 6 HD and 7 HD both offer great usability, graphics and speed. They are absolutely perfect for kids especially because they are so well priced.

Google Nexus 7 and Nexus 9

The Google Nexus 7 is the widely praised Android tablet and definitely one of the best 7 inch tablets on the market. As a rival to the Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablets, the Google Nexus 7 offers a higher resolution screen, a faster processor and more ram, all of which making this tablet absolutely worth the extra spend.

As for the newer Google Nexus 9, which requires a bigger spend gets you more of everything (ram, processing power and screen resolution), while still delivering at a low to midlevel price range.

LG G Pad 8.3”

What is great about the LG G Pad tablet is its affordability. This tablet is the best yet from LG. The HD display and quad core processor provide this device with some solid features, giving this tablet a very premium feel.

While some users reported the odd bit of lag here and there, it’s really only noticeable if you’re desperate to find fault.

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet and Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Taking a face first leap into the realm of high end tablets. The Xperia Z2 Tablet features a rich 10 inch masterpiece with expandable storage, brilliant OS and crisp screen.

If you prefer a more compact tablet, the 8 inch Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact might be more suitable. It’s also an upgrade from the Z2 in all the right ways; it has a higher resistance to water and dust, phone functionality, a faster processor and higher pixel density. Most importantly, this tablet offers gamers PS4 remote play!

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4” or 10.5”

Samsung has become the Android benchmark as a brilliant all-rounder; they have a heap of brilliant tablets to suit every need. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S range easily rivals the iPad Air, giving the user everything they want in a tablet, in a competitively priced device.

Except for the phone functionality in the 8 inch tablet, both the 8 inch and the 10 inch tablets have exactly the same specs, ultimately leaving you wanting for nothing.

Obviously there are even more iPad alternatives out there, but these tablets all ranked well against their competitors. All are established brands with great reputations. Thanks to these iPad alternatives you don’t have to shell out too much of your hard earned dough if you don’t want to.
 

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