The unprecedented success of tablets across the global among mobile devices and PCs has shown their dominance on other devices beyond doubt. Users across the globe have responded favorably to tablets because of their high portability and usability. Today, there is huge competition among electronics companies for offering tablets that usually run on advanced platforms such as Android, iOS, and Windows.
In the last couple of years sales figures of tablets has touched new landmarks. In this rally of growth and popularity, the one that has been benefitted most are the Android tablets. According to the data published by TNW USA, global tablet shipments in Q2 2013 reached 51.7 million units which is 43 percent higher than 36.1 million units during the same period last year. Android has performed the best among the lot with a whopping 67 percent global market share followed by Apple’s iOS with 28.3 percent, and Windows with 4.5 percent.
Considering the paradigm shift in consumer behavior and adoption of tablets by PC users across the globe, this article offers you the best 5 tablets coming in this fall. These are the front-running tablets in the market to allure the consumers with their state of the art design and specifications.
1. LG G Pad 8.3
For quite some time LG has kept it away from the domain of tablets but once again it is coming with a new device to rock the market. This time it has plans to launch an 8.3-inch device that boasts truly good features and specs. With an elegant look and attractive design, it aims to make most out of it. Some notable specifications of this tablet include a 1.7GHz quad-core processor complemented with 2GB of RAM apart from 1,920×1,200-pixel resolution. Another tablet in the market with identical display features is Google Nexus 7 (2013).
2. Asus Transformer Infinity (2013)
Asus Transformer Infinity (2013) is the true powerhouse which Asus is planning to introduce in 2013. The 10-inch slate sports an attractive 2,560×1,600-pixel resolution display which is perfect for multimedia, gaming and entertainment. Its other specifications include the latest Nvidia 1.9GHz Tegra 4 processor with a 72-core GeForce graphics card. It also offers 4K output via HDMI, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, Bluetooth 3.0, and a 5-megapixel rear camera apart from a 1.2-megapixel front camera. Users will have an option to go for accompanying keyboard dock that includes a touch pad, a USB 3.0 port, and an SDXC card slot.
3. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014)
The new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has all the capabilities to take the tablet world by storm. The 2014 edition of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 carries with it eight-core processing power and 3GB of RAM. The device was showcased in IFA tradeshow in Berlin along with Samsung Galaxy Note III, and Galaxy Gear smartwatch.
It is offered elegantly with a silhouette leather cover which makes it look special and attractive. Other specifications include a sharp 2,560×1,600-pixel screen resolution, improved multi-tasking abilities, and sleek plastic base with a leather touch. The new Galaxy 10.1 tablet has been offered with the S pen that places it apart from other Samsung tablets. You will also find a new feature – Air Command wheel, which appears on the screen when you pull out the stylus or take the tip over the screen and press the button provided on the side of the device.
4. Acer Iconia A3
Acer Iconia A3 is a typical 10-inch tablet which suits more to a budget customer who looks for a standard tablet that goes well within a tight budget. The tablet was launched just ahead of IFA trade show in Berlin this year and is very similar in looks to the larger iPad and Google Nexus 10 however it is offered with 1280×800-pixel display. Impact of its low price can be clearly seen in its build quality. It is made with plastic back and metal-effect plastic in the front which can’t be termed classy or modern.
It is equipped with a 1.2GHz quad-core processor that leaves no scope for performance related concerns. Because of the advanced processor, you can also freely keep variety of games in the menu. Other specifications include Android version 4.2 Jelly Bean, Micro-HDMI port for connecting the device to your TV, and a microSD card slot to enhance the onboard storage.
5. Asus Transformer Book Trio
The Asus Transformer Book Trio is one of the most advanced and innovative tablets introduced so far. The laptop and monitor that are designed to be used separately speak every bit of innovation in its design and development. By docking the device, one can use it as a laptop running on both Windows 8 and Android. Furthermore, it can also be connected as a monitor using the Mini DisplayPort or Micro-HDMI ports that are provided on the keyboard.
Some important specifications of this device include 11.6-inch detachable 1080p screen, and a monitor that can be attached to the screen via Mini DisplayPort or Micro-HDMI. It is powered by a fourth-generation Intel Core processor up to i7 in the keyboard, apart from a separate dual-core 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2760 processor in the screen. You get 4GB of DDR3 RAM along with up to a 1TB hard drive for the keyboard PC whereas 2GB of LP DDR2 RAM along with 16/32/64GB of storage have been provided for the tablet.