A tablet computer, simply known as a tablet, is a device that bridges the gap between a computer or a laptop and a smartphone. A tablet works on a mobile operating system like Android, iOS, and Windows. It has a rechargeable battery and an LCD touchscreen display. As opposed to the use of a mouse, the display on a tablet is operated through gestures, a stylus, or fingers. Most tablets use an Android operating system that is offered by Google as an open source under an Apache license. Android is based on Linux and is designed mainly for smartphones. The following tablets are some of the top Android models in the market today:
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
This device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. This is one of the best tablets for high-quality video viewing. The tablet is all glass and looks stylish and sleek. The screen is vibrant and crisp and the device has four speakers. This device is the first High Dynamic Range tablet that was introduced into the market. Currently, Samsung has the monopoly on this feature, making it one of the most sought-after and top Android tablets. The display is a 9.7- inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels.
- Google Pixel C
This device is the brainchild of Google the makers and owners of Android. It is a powerful tablet with a solid and elegant aluminum design. If coupled with its (optional) magnetic bluetooth keyboard, the device can be turned into a hybrid which is high in productivity. The display is 10.2 inches with a resolution of 2560 x 1800 pixels and a density of 308 PPI, making the Pixel C the best 10-inch android tablet for a reasonable price. The operating system on the Pixel C is Android 6.0 Marshmallow and the processor used is the Nvidia X1 quad-core Maxwell GPU. It has a 3GB RAM and comes with two storage variants of 32 GB and 64 GB. The battery capacity is 12 hours 42 mins of continuous video streaming. Currently, there are no other Android tablets that can best the Pixel C in the 10-inches category.
- Huawei MediaPad M3
This device is the replica of the iPad Mini 4, only a little louder and at an affordable price. The aluminum casing and the style in which the device has been fashioned as well as its powerful performance bears a resemblance with the iPad Mini 4. This device has better speakers for both the Wi-Fi and LTE models. The Wi-Fi model will be released only in December this year. The display on this tablet is an 8.4-inch IPS screen with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. The resolution density is 359 ppi and the speakers are designed by Harman Kardon. The processor is a Huawei HiSilicon Kirin octa-core and comes with a 4 GB RAM. The operating system is the Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It has two storage variants of 32 GB and 64 GB.