Android tablets always make good gifts, and the best thing about them is that everyone can use them, from a three-year-old to your grandma. The following tablets are the highest-quality Android-based models available.
1) Google Pixel C
The Pixel C starts at $500 and has a high-end design, spectacular screen, fast performance and a long-lasting battery. Its aluminum design is both elegant and solid. The tablet runs the latest version of Android and its performance is lightning fast. The screen is sharp, bright and colorful, and gaming graphics look stellar. When combined with its optional magnetic Bluetooth keyboard, which is made of the same material, the tablet turns into a productive hybrid. Its duality — and $500 starting price makes it strong to compete against the Microsoft Surface 3 and the iPad Air 2. The Pixel C is hands down the best Android tablet today. It earns a place near the rivals the iPad Air 2 for the title of the overall best tablet. Google has made the best Android tablet around. The Pixel C has it all: a fantastic display, heaps of power and a premium design.
2) Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
The 32GB Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 starts at $250 and includes a fingerprint scanner, a dazzling AMOLED screen with 2,046 x 1,536 pixels, a stellar 13 hours of battery life, and a microSD slot for adding storage. It comes in two sizes – an 8-inch model and a 9.7-inch version – each with a 4:3 aspect ratio that’s particularly well suited to Web browsing and reading. It has a spectacular HD screen with vivid color and a 4:3 aspect ratio that’s prime for reading, apps and surfing the Web. It also features consistently smooth performance, a fingerprint scanner, and decent cameras. All of that is packed into a super skinny and featherweight design that looks cool feels comfortable to hold and is compact. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2’s brilliant screen, great storage capacity, and slender build make it a great tablet for everyday use at home or on the go.
3) Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet
The Xperia Z4 tablet is a skinny and powerful 10-inch tablet that’s both dust- and waterproof. Rocking a colorful overlay full of useful customization features, the Z4 takes full advantage of this flexibility. The Sony Xperia Z4’s slim, waterproof design is simultaneously sleek and solid. Running the latest version of Android, it features a colorful user-friendly overlay. The tablet is currently on sale in the UK for £499 – and available on Expansys for the same price. Sony has not made an official announcement regarding official pricing or availability in the US or AU. The Sony Xperia Z4 is a beautifully constructed tablet with high-end specs that won’t disappoint.
4) Huawei MediaPad M3
The stylish, aluminum-clad tablet bears a striking resemblance to the iPad Mini 4 in design, and its performance is just as powerful. It has got a satisfyingly sharp screen and houses Harman Kardon-tuned speakers on its top and bottom edges. With the speakers on each end of the Huawei MediaPad M3, it makes for a more immersive listening experience. The Huawei MediaPad M3 has an aluminum design that is both stylish and sturdy. The HD screen is sharp and the fingerprint sensor is fast. It has dual Harman-Kardon speakers that sound amazing. The Huawei MediaPad M3 is the best small and stylish Android alternative to the Apple iPad Mini 4.
5) Dell Venue 10 7000
The Dell Venue 10 7000 truly feels like a tablet-laptop hybrid. Its stylish build is elevated by an ergonomic quirk- a chunky rounded spine that makes holding it in one hand naturally comfortable. The 10-inch Dell tablet starts at $499 for the 16GB model and the price jumps to $629 if you want the keyboard. The Dell Venue 10 7000 is a sleek tablet hybrid with a sturdy Bluetooth keyboard. Dell Venue 10 7000 runs on the Android Lollipop 5.0 operating system. It also features a stunningly sharp screen and nifty depth-sensing cameras. The refined build quality and superb performance of the Dell Venue 10 7000 makes it one of the best Android tablet-hybrids around.
There you have it- a list of our picks from the best tablets Android has to offer right now. These are the very best Android has to offer, and you really can’t go wrong with any of them.