8 tablets that are best to invest in
From super-light devices to those which double up as a laptop, here's a selection you can trust, that is now available in the market
The best tablets are all about combination, with most offering a decent keyboard and desktop-style experience to sound the death knell for laptops. There are a lot of choices out there. And it's more than just the software.Here are some of the best tablets to invest in this year.
iPad Pro 9.7
The smaller screen with powerful innards is the best combination on the market. The newest iPad offers a lot of the power of the larger iPad Pro, along with the Smart Keyboard and Pencil support. The speakers are just brilliant too.
Sony Xperia Z4
The Sony Xperia Z4 tab let is the best option for PS4 owners as it allows streaming games from the console directly to the tablet when you are in an other room of your house.
The included keyboard dock in the box also makes for a great stand.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
This tablet is both reading and web surfing-friendly, has a sensational Super AMOLED screen, and is available in 8-inch and 9.7-inch variants.A l most i mpossibly t hi n, pumped full of power and with a slicker inter face, it gives the best iPads a real run for their money.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Can a tablet really replace your laptop or home PC? That's still up for debate, but the best tablet trying to make that happen is the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. It does a fine job with the full blown version of Windows 10, an integrated kickst a nd and optional keyboard attachment.
iPad mini 4
The best 7-inch tablet at the moment is definitely the iPad mini 4. It gives the best of Apple's tablet world in a form factor that's not only beauti ful, but highly portable. It lacks the Pro features of a key board or Pencil support, but overall, it's got a decent screen upgrade and more than enough power.
Google's Pixel C
It has it all: a fantastic display, heaps of power and a premium design. Plus, for those willing to splash the cash, the keyboard is a great accessory. It will also get the Android 7 Nougat software upgrade.
This isn't suitable for every one due to the size and cost.
But whether its graphics, multi-tasking or providing a pseudo-Mac experience, the iPad Pro is capable of so much. Even the Pencil is an impressive tool for a particular niche.
Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
Tablets don't have to be big and cumbersome, and the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is testament to just that. It boasts of a super-slim profile, waterproof chassis, bright display and solid line-up of specs. However, it's a little older now, so it won't be getting all the Android updates.
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