Unless you have been living under a stone all this while, you will know that similar to smartphones, tablet devices are taking the world by storm. A basic tablet device, in this generation, effectively does same time as that of a regular laptop (if not better).
Even a few years ago, tablet devices were not the most regular thing among users since most of them were not even aware about the existence of such a technology. However, with more and more big names such as Apple and Samsung finally coming to the front, tablets have started flowing in with more and more people adopting the same.
As of now, while the Apple-made iPads are the most popular of all, providing the best app selection, there are still plenty of great Android alternatives that effectively look to bump up the competition.
But then, making a choice is one of the most difficult things ever to do, and especially when you are spoilt for choices in the smartphone market. Do you join the rest of the world and get yourself a new Apple iPad? Or do you jump on the Android bandwagon where the choice diversifies even more?
We take a look at the top 5 tablet devices that you could look to invest on this year.
Apple iPad Mini Retina
As expected, Apple will surely be a highlight of this list for its iPad range of tablets that have been subjected to so much popularity all over the planet in the past few years.
The iPad Mini Retina could be considered one of the best tablets to buy for anyone looking for a compact and a lighter version of the iPad Air without taking away much from the screen quality, performance and battery-life.
Google Nexus 7 (Second Generation)
The new Nexus 7 tablet takes command over the the original 7-inch offering from Google back in 2012. The device comes packing a 1.5Ghz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM and comes with either 16GB or 32GB of storage.
The 2nd gen Nexus 7 is easily one of the best choices if you are looking to buy a great 7-inch Android tablet in India. The pure Android the device runs offers a smooth UI, alongside a high resolution screen that offers a great experience for browsing and gaming alike.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7
Amazon may have entered the tablet race much later compared to its more illustrious rivals, but that doesn't take away anything from the fact that the company makes few of the amazing pieces of tablet hardware that currently graces the planet.
While we are guessing that a regular Amazon-made tablet will not catch that much attention among fans, especially with the likes of Apple and Samsung around. But if you are all too interested in Amazon's ecosystem, the Kindle Fire HDX 7 is a great purchase.
Sony Xperia Tablet Z
Speaking about good looking devices that not only offer a great experience, but also are objects of beauty, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z is a perfect example from Sony as to what happens when you combine the phone with a tablet.
The Sony Xperia Tablet Z is one of the best built Android tablets to be around in India. The device is quite slim, although powerful and even weatherproof. The device also offers crisp, high-resolution display.
Apple iPad Air
There's hardly any surprise that two of Apple's tablet offerings have made it to the list. While the previously discussed iPad Mini with Retina is already a great purchase, the more celebrated iPad Air, for many, is the kind of stuff dreams are all about.
The iPad Air, which Could be easily tagged as one of the best tablet offerings to be available in India, arrives with a host of improvements made to almost everything that's inside the tablet device.