Last updated on 02/26/2014
New 2014 year Samsung started presenting new line of Galaxy Tablets. Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4" has high resolution screen with more than 4 million pixels, nice colors, sharp and crisp graphics and text. It is ideal for watching HD movies. The lightweight and slim 8.4-inch display are comparable with Apple iPad Mini with Retina Display. The Galaxy Tab Pro also features a powerful quad-core processor for ultra-fast response. With Samsung's Multi Window feature, you can place two applications side by side and use them both at once. The Tablet can function as a universal remote control. The Galaxy Tab Pro comes in two colors - white and black. A little bit high price, but worth it.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 offers fast performance in a sleek, portable form factor. It also comes with the S Pen, making it an ideal on-the-go companion. Samsung's S Pen lets you write, draw, and edit with the comfort of a pen and the control of a mouse. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 includes the latest S Note with Web Viewer application. S Note makes it easy and intuitive for you to digitally publish your experiences. It includes different templates for journals, photos, text, and more, so you can find the perfect template for your needs. By using the S Pen, you can freely handwrite into your tablet, and S Note will automatically convert it to text. You can also draw shapes and formulas, and they'll be matched and converted by the software as well. S Note is compatible with Evernote and Dropbox, automatically saving and syncing your documents once you've finished. Samsung's WatchON application is your personalized television assistant as well as a universal remote for your home entertainment system. And if you have a 2013 Samsung Smart TV, you'll even be able to pass live TV from your TV to your tablet. With Samsung's Multi Window software, you can run up to 20 apps at the same time, resizing and switching between them seamlessly. The Tablet has rear camera with digital zoom as well as front facing camera. While the handwriting recognition and screen quality could be better, the Note 8.0 is a valid competitor to Apple's iPads. The Note 8.0 will be available in both WiFi-only and 3G/4G LTE versions. The Galaxy Note 8.0 will run on AT&T's 4G LTE network.
Apple iPad XX6LL/A Tablet (64GB, Wifi + AT&T 3G, Black) NEWEST MODEL with Retina Display. Fast, modern, portable, ... It is Apple Design.
Microsoft Surface 2 has a good performance and clear nice screen. At less than 1.5 lbs. and with Office 2013 RT pre-installed (big advantage compare to iPad), you carry less while you do more. With available SD slot you can upgrade the storage up to 64 GB. Battery life is more than 14 hours. Compare to iPad Surface 2 with Windows RT 8.1 has limited application selection.
Nice small tablet
The Google Nexus 7 Tablet released first in 2012 by Google and Asus was revamped in 2013. Updated 2013 version of the Nexus 7 became lighter, thinner, smoother with 1080p full HD screen, that is sharp and bright. It has improved performance and battery life. New and/or improved features like GPS, Digital Compass, Bluetooth Smart, Multi-User Restricted Profile, that allows you to create kid's account with restricted application access, make this small tablet a real family device.
The Samsung 16GB Galaxy Tab 3 10.1" Wi-Fi Tablet features a user-friendly Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system and a 10.1" TFT LCD multi-touch display with WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution. In order to provide users with the ability to enjoy smooth multitasking and seamless app to app transitions, Samsung outfitted this tablet with a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor. The Tab 3 also affords 16GB of flash storage capacity and 1GB of RAM memory. It's outfitted with front and rear cameras as well. For wireless connectivity, the Tab 3 supports built-in 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 technology. Wi-Fi allows you to connect to your home wireless network or to a Wi-Fi hotspot for Internet access. Bluetooth 4.0 facilitates wireless connection with peripheral devices like printers, speakers, smartphones and more. The tablet also provides a micro-USB port for charging, data transfers and connection of USB devices. The tablet is equipped with an IR blaster and Smart Remote function as well, which means that you can use the tablet to control compatible TVs, DVRs, DVD players and more. It also supports a full HTML web browser and full interaction with Google applications including Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps and Voice Search.
The Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 tablet from Samsung, thin, lightweight Android tablet, features an 8-inch screen and provides up to 10 hours of battery life on one charge. A Multi Window feature lets you see and use two apps at once. The tablet can also sync automatically with your other Samsung Galaxy devices. With Samsung's WatchON app, you can use the 8-inch Galaxy Tab 3 as a remote control to operate your Samsung 2013 Smart TV. You can also push movies, TV shows, photo slideshows, and more wirelessly from the tablet to the TV to enjoy them on the big screen with friends and family members. The 8-inch Galaxy Tab 3 offers the same features, settings, and user interface as other Samsung Galaxy mobile devices for a familiar and intuitive experience. The Galaxy Tab 3 offers 16 GB of onboard memory and features a microSD card slot that allows you to add up to 64 GB of additional memory (microSD card sold separately). The tablet measures 8.24 by 4.81 by 0.27 inches (H x W x D) and weighs 0.68 pounds including the battery.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition features a 10.1-inch, 2560x1600 (compare to 1280x800 in 2013 edition) resolution display that has more than 4 million pixels--that's 2 million more pixels than a typical HDTV screen. Galaxy Note 10.1 offers you enough screen space to do multiple tasks simultaneously - multi-window for multi-tasking. S Pen for handwriting has a lot of functions. This model in comparison to the 2013 edition has a little bit better performance, weights a little bit less, a little bit slimmer, a little bit better battery life, a little bit more expensive. It is not an obvious winner compare to other tablets.
The World's Thinnest 10.1" Tablet
Sony Xperia Tablet Z's powered by the quad-core processor experience super-fast performance, run multiple apps at once. This world's absolute slimmest 10.1" tablet, measuring just .27" thin and weighing in at 16.9 ounces has extraordinary screen that takes advantage of Sony's world-renowned display technology. It's Sony's best tablet yet. Xperia Tablet Z's revolutionary water resistant design stands up the wettest of conditions, in up to 3 feet of water for up to 30 minutes at a time. Intelligent battery management system for apps running in the background automatically shuts down whenever the screen goes off, avoiding the pointless drain on your battery when they're not even in use. Xperia Tablet Z has 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera that's perfect for video chatting.