So you’re ready to buy a tablet and you’re more interested in using the Google Android platform compared to Apple’s iOS platform. Maybe because you’re not a fan of Apple, or just prefer the look, feel and customization of Android (not to mention its much lower price, the tablets start at 75 euros).
Whatever the reason, there are many Android tablets on the market ranging from super light and portable to the most powerful tablet that can virtually replace your laptop.
If you’re still not sure which tablet might be the best choice for you, consider how you will use it primarily. Do you want something that is geared towards games? Are you buying it for your child? Or do you simply want something that allows you to connect to the Internet for content streaming and relatively cheap?
Without further ado, here is our list of the best Android tablets available until now in 2018
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 tablet
Weight: 429 g | Dimensions: 237.3 x 169 x 6 mm | Operating system: Android 7 | Screen size: 9.7 inches | Resolution: 1536 x 2048 | CPU: Snapdragon 820 | RAM: 4 GB | Memory: 32 GB GB | Battery: 6,000 mAh | Rear camera: 13 MP | Front camera : 5MP
If you’re looking to choose from the best high-end Android tablets, look no further. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is one of the best tablets you can buy right now.
Released in April 2017, Galaxy Tab S3 represents the best of what Samsung offers in the tablet space. The 9.7-inch 2048 x 1536 display is simply brilliant. It is a Super AMOLED HDR enabled display that amazes users with its bright colors, maximum brightness, and deep blacks.
The basic model has 4 GB of RAM which should be sufficient for all multitasking needs. It also has 32 GB of storage space that can be expanded via the micro SD card of another 256 GB. It’s enough space for all your favorite movies, music and books. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor has a couple of generations at this point, but still does a great job with games, social media, and web browsing.
One thing that you get with the Galaxy Tab S3, which you can not find in other tablets, is a premium design. Samsung has used the same design language on the Galaxy Tab S3 that also uses on the famous line of Galaxy phones. You will find an aluminum frame and front and back glass that make you want to never put this thing down.
Asus ZenPad 3S Tablet 10
Weight: 430 g | Dimensions: 240.5 x 163.7 x 7.2 mm | Operating system: Android Marshmallow | Screen size: 9.7 inches | Resolution: 1536 x 2048 | CPU: Mediatek MT8176 | RAM: 4 GB | Memory: 32 GB / 64 GB | Battery: up to 10 hours | Rear camera: 8MP | Front camera : 5MPAsus ZenPad 3S
ASUS has released the ZenPad as a direct challenge to rivals Samsung and Apple, including similar features and build quality, but with more space and at a lower price. This is the perfect tablet for most people, offering the latest and fastest technology at an affordable price.
The elegant and refined design gives priority to the 9.7-inch IPS 2k screen, which works with ASUS proprietary VisualMaster technology for an extraordinary resolution of 2048 x 1536. It has a score of 264 ppi, which is the same as the iPad. The gorgeous screen has an amazing ratio of 78% compared to the body, leaving just enough space below for a super precise fingerprint sensor that is quick and convenient.
In addition to the fingerprint scanner, the device is equipped with a microSD slot for additional memory and a USB-C port for quick charging. There’s no room for much more, as the tablet is less than a quarter inch thick, which ASUS claims is the thinnest in the world. The back is equipped with an anodized aluminum body of first quality that is at the same time strong and beautiful to see.
The most impressive of all is the speed of performance, thanks to a bestial 2.1 GHz hexa-core processor, 4 GB of RAM and the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. Complete two five-magnet speakers, an 8 MP camera and a high capacity battery to make this tablet the best overall package on the market at an unbeatable price.
Huawei MediaPad M3 tablet
Weight: 460 g | Dimensions: 215.5 x 124.2 x 7.3 mm | Operating system: Android 6.0 | Screen size: 10.1 inches | Resolution: 1920 x 1200, IPS | CPU: Kirin 950 | Memory: 32 GB / 64 GB | Battery: 5100mAh | Rear camera: 8MP | Front camera: 8MPHuawei MediaPad M3
Huawei has equipped its MediaPad M3 Lite with a total of four speakers to produce a vivid and powerful soundscape. That said, at first glance, the device is a typical mid-range tablet with a few tricks up its sleeve.
It has a 10-inch screen and powerful stereo speakers, perfect for watching Netflix on the go. It also offers a fingerprint sensor and access to the Google Play Store, two things you will not find on any of Amazon’s tablets.
The front features a 10.1-inch display, 1,920 for 1,200. It has 224 pixels per inch. Text and video appear sharp, without blurring unless you look closely. It is good for watching videos and provides solid viewing angles. It also becomes quite bright, although it can be a bit reflective in direct sunlight.
The MediaPad is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Snapdragon 435 processor. On the benchmark AnTuTu (which measures the overall system performance), it has achieved a respectable score of 40,810, which is higher than the Lenovo Tab 4 10 (36,730), although in terms of average use is being observed a similar level of performance.
That said, the Lite 10 has 3GB of RAM, giving it an edge over the Fire HD 10 (which has 2GB) in terms of multitasking. You’ll be able to run multiple apps in the background without touching the RAM usage limit or crashing.
Battery life is good, with the tablet lasting 6 hours, 27 minutes of full-screen video streaming over Wi-Fi at full brightness.
Fusion5 gaming tablet
A good gaming tablet should have a powerful processor, Bluetooth connectivity, ample storage space, and a beautiful screen. While Fusion5 may not have the nicest camera or speakers, it has all these requirements and at an excellent price, making it the perfect gaming tablet.Fusion5
It contains a powerful 64-bit Octa-Core MediaTek MT8163 processor that generates 3D graphics and ARM Cortex-A53 MPCore octa-cores through a 1080p video decoder for high-performance media. Your games for app stores will work perfectly with the 10.1 “IPS 1080p HD screen designed for media consumption. The tablet also has 16 GB of internal storage, so you can download many games, while Bluetooth 4.0 allows you to connect wireless headphones or even a keyboard to get the best gaming experience.
- MediaTek MT8163 processor type
- 2 GHz processor speed
- Number of processors 8
- RAM 2 GB
- Type of computer memory DDR3 SDRAM
- 16 GB Hard-Disk Size
- ATA Hard-Disk Interface
- Wireless type 802.11 B / G, 802.11bgn, 802.11B
- Number of USB 2.0 ports 1
- Rear Webcam Resolution 5 MP
- PC hardware platform
- Android operating system
- 6000 watt_hours lithium battery capacity
Amazon Kindle Fire
Instead of choosing a Kindle Fire from the wide range, we will recommend them all. No matter your budget, Amazon has a Kindle Fire right for you too.
Starting with the cheaper option, the 7-inch Kindle Fire 7 offers decent performance for an absolutely low price. For just € 70, you get a tablet that offers a lot of apps in the Fire Store, easy web browsing and access to Amazon’s smart assistant, Alexa. It has a microSD card slot so you can watch all your movies and shows thanks to the long battery life.
The new version of the tablet Amazon Fire HD 8 has an 8-inch display at 1,280 x 800, 1.5 GB of RAM and doubles the basic storage of Fire 7. Also get unlimited cloud storage for Amazon content, up to 12 hours of use of the battery and two stereo speakers with Dolby Audio. For just € 110, it’s a bargain.
The latest tablet Fire in the Amazon arsenal is Fire HD 10. As the name indicates, the tablet is equipped with a 10-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1200p and is perfect for viewing movies and TV shows. Fire HD 10 takes back its basic storage, doubling that of Fire HD 8, and comes with a quad-core processor.