Does anyone on your shopping list want to turn on tablets this season?
No matter how picky the recipient is, no matter how much you want to spend, it should not be difficult for you to find someone they will like.
Here are the five best tablets we have listed for any price. All are Wi-Fi models;
We have pointed out when there is a 4g version.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 84 (
16 gb, 4g available), $400.
The tablet is compact and lightweight, with a battery life of nearly 12 hours.
This display is excellent, it uses OLED technology, which means that you will see a darker black, a better viewing angle, more readable in the sun, and efficient power use.
The screen is 359 pixels per inch and is one of the best tablets we have tested.
It's strong enough to play more
Challenge the game.
Apple iPad mini 2 (
16 gb, 4g available), $300.
Unless you absolutely have to have a Touch ID, which allows you to unlock the screen with a fingerprint, you can save $100 by picking up the iPad mini 2 instead of the updated mini 3.
You can still get into Apple's excellent store long 12. 8-
One hour battery life, great
Excellent display and performance. The 5-
Pixel cameras have higher resolution than cameras on most other tablets.
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Amazon Fire HD 6 (16GB), $120.
It may be small but Fire HD 6 packs a punch.
The display looks great, and the performance is fast, 10.
1 hour battery life is enough.
Amazon Prime (the $99-a-year two-
Delivery and streaming video service on the same day)
There is a lot of content available, including free movies and TV shows.
Free, fast on-site technologysupport on-
The screen is unique in the tablet.
Of course, you can't exceed the price.
Stick with the 16 gb version because there is no memory
Card slots for increasing storage.
Apple iPad Air 2 (
16 gb, 4g available), $500.
The IPad Air 2 is thinner and lighter than its predecessor and one of the best monitors to date. The new anti-
Reflective coating makes it the best tablet we can see in strong light.
Long battery life. 3 hours.
Or, you might consider the iPad Air, its predecessor.
You'll save $100 on that version, which still has great performance and great-Look at the display
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (
128 GB, 4g available), $1,000.
The tablet is different from other tablets in several ways.
This is the maximum display recommended on this list, 12 inch.
This is the only window.
Based on the list of tablets, you have the most storage space so far.
If you add an optional keyboard, it becomes a laptop ($130).
Powerful processors can handle challenging games and other tasks while excellent displays are realistic and naturallooking colors.
Battery life is 10. 1 hours. --
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