The tablet market’s come a long way after Apple introduced the first iPad in 2010. While the iPad wasn’t the first tablet ever invented, its sleek design and successful marketing quickly made it the year’s item for gadget lovers, and the tremendous popularity of the iPad and iPad 2 has helped to make tablets the fastest growing segment of the personal computer.
Today, there are different tablet models available from at least a dozen different manufacturers, and while all this choice is a good thing, it can also make selecting the right tablet seem like an impossible task. With so many tablets on the market, there’s sure to be one that fits your needs and your budget, but how do you find the one that’s best for you?
We will be providing you with a list of the top tablets at reasonable prices.
1. Google Nexus 7
With it’s superb, software features, and low starting price, the Nexus 7 is the cheapest way to experience the best that the Android OS has to offer.
2. Amazon Kindle Fire HD
- 1280×800 HD display with polarizing filter and anti-glare technology for rich color and deep contrast from any viewing angle
- Exclusive Dolby audio and dual-driver stereo speakers for immersive, virtual surround sound
3. Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0
The Samsung Galaxy 2 7 inch is deemed to be one the the most affordable tablets to date. This table runs under $200 and runs the Android platform which allows unlimited access to google services.
4. Barnes and Nobles Nook Color
Color e-book reader with vibrant 7-inch touch screen, speedy performance, built-in Wi-Fi; Barnes & Noble Nookbook store, 8GB memory, plus microSD expansion slot; built-in Web browser works well; supports PDF, Word, and ePub files; displays images and some video formats; support for audio and MP3 playback; new Nook apps expand functionality of the device and make it more of a full-featured tablet; Flash support for Web browser.
5. Blackberry Playbook 7.0
A professional-grade tablet, the PlayBook helps transform the way you work & play by combining the features you need with a powerful, ultra-portable design you want. You’ll enjoy uncompromised Web browsing, true multitasking, and brilliant multimedia playback, as well as advanced security features and out-of-the-box enterprise support.