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The Top-Rated Slates of 2017


There are a number of different tablets in the market right now. Some are really compact in size, some really fast. Some of those tablets have a better display, while some other have a better storage. But how do you know which tablet is best suited for you? Some of the most important things while choosing a tablet are The operating system, apps, screen size, storage, etc. Here we have listed the top 5 tablets of 2017. You can choose the one that is right for you, based on your likes and preferences.

Amazon Fire:

The Amazon Fire comes at a fantastic price. The tablet has a large content ecosystem. It offers good parental controls. The Amazon Fire has a helpful technical support. But the problem with the tablet is that it has an average performance. Also, the display is somewhat grainy. And has a lackluster camera. Now with the help of Alexa cloud-based voice service, you just need to press and ask. The battery life of Amazon Fire could go up to 7 hours. The Amazon Fire comes with 8 or 16 GB of internal storage. It has a microSD slot for up to 200 GB of expandable storage. Prime members get unlimited access to a huge selection of songs, books, videos and more. The 7-inch Amazon Fire tablet doesn’t offer high-end specs or the latest apps. But it’s the best way to put a wealth of multimedia content at your fingertips for an almost unbelievable $50 price.

Apple iPad:

Apple ipad 2017

Apple has named it new iPad simply iPad. But we have to refer to it as iPad (2017) or iPad (5th generation) or new iPad 9.7. Apple’s new iPad replaces the iPad Air 2. But it actually has the same body and 9.7-inch screen as the original iPad Air. It has got a bezel around the screen. It has a sturdy aluminum back and magnets to hold smart covers. Apple iPad does not support the Apple Pencil. Also, it does not have a smart connector for attaching keyboards. The screen on this iPad is very good. Apple iPad comes with a Retina display. It has a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Apple’s new iPad has Apple’s A9 chip. This is another notable thing about this iPad. That means it’s significantly faster than older iPads. It’s not as fast as the iPad Pro.

Lenovo Miix 510:

Lenovo Miix 510

The Lenovo Miix 510 has an excellent benchmark performance. The tablet includes backlit keyboard cover. The Lenovo Miix 510 has a sleek design with unique watch band hinges. The tablet is equipped with both USB 3.0 and USB-C ports. You can simply detach the keyboard and use the touchscreen, or be creative with the optional Lenovo Active Pen. The Active Pen with Lenovo Miix 510 costs extra. Apart from the occasional fan noise, it really doesn’t have any negative points. Lenovo’s Miix 510 is an attractive Windows tablet/keyboard combo. It offers top-notch performance and enough future-proofing to easily replace your current laptop.

Acer Switch Alpha 12:

Acer Switch Alpha 12

Acer Switch Alpha 12 is a tablet with fast performance, and a sharp, bright display. The keyboard is included in the Acer Switch Alpha 12. The kickstand on the Acer Switch Alpha 12 feels flimsy. The port of the Alpha 12 only serves up fast data transfers, charging other devices and as a dock connector. The battery life is not as amazing compared with the competition. The Acer Switch Alpha 12 is a good value tablet. It offers top speed in its price range, with the crisp display. There are some minor design caveats in the tablet. But this Windows tablet can help you be productive, and it is not even heavy on your pockets.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3:


The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 comes with a gorgeous AMOLED screen. The tablet has a responsive S pen. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 has a really good battery life. The Wi-Fi performance on the tablet is excellent. The Samsung Galaxy S3 is very expensive. Also, Android doesn’t match Windows on productivity in Samsung’s Galaxy S3. The camera on the tablet isn’t that great. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is the most powerful Android tablet available. But this tablet is very pricey for the functionality you get.


Now you know which tablets are in the top positions in the market and which to choose. While choosing a tablet, there are a few things that you need to consider. Whether you’re buying an Android, Apple, or Windows tablet.