Tablets are becoming the alternative choice of computers and are expanding their market rapidly. In fact Canalys, market research firm has predicted that tablets will make up 50 percent of the computers sold this year. Tablets put thousands of apps and games and web browsing at your finger tips which make you feel more comfortable and keep you entertained. There are wide range of tablets available when it comes to the operating system, price and more. Here is the list of some tablets available in United Kingdom for 2014.
Top 10 best tablets in United Kingdom
1. Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Price : £639 to £1,649
Surface Pro 3 is the Microsoft’s 12-inch tablet which is powerful enough to rival high end laptop. It sports a 2160 x 1440 pixels resolution screen with IPS LCD display. It is powered by Intel Core i7 processor and Intel HD graphics processor and runs on high end Windows 8 applications with ease. It packs 8 GB RAM along with 512 GB built-in storage out of 450 GB is available as maximum user storage. It sports 5 megapixel front and rear camera which is perfect for taking selfies and video calling. Microsoft’s innovative kick stand make this tablet balance very easily on your lap or stand up on the table.
2. Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2
Price : £649.00
Korean tech giant Samsung has been edging its way into the enterprise space with Galaxy Note Pro 12.2. It features 12.2 inch display along with 2560 x 1600 pixels TFT capacitive touchscreen and comes with Stylus pen support. It is powered by 1.9 GHz Octa-core processor coupled with 3 GB RAM which can offer high performance. It comes in 32 GB/64 GB internal storage options and can be expandable using Micro SD card up to 64 GB. It sports 8 MP rear camera which can record videos at 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution @30fps and 2 MP front camera.
3. Lenovo Thinkpad 8
Price : £319-£609
Thinkpad 8 is the 8 inch tablet from Lenovo that runs on Windows 8.1 Operating System. It is powered by Intel Z3370 Quad-Core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz along with Intel HD Graphics processor and Intel GFX with Burst technology and FHD 1080P @60 fps. It has 2 GB SDRAM and comes in 64 GB and 128 GB storage variants. It sports 8 MP rear camera with 1080p HD video recording and 2 MP front camera. It packs a battery which can offer more than 8 hours.
4. Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
Price : £332.99
Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is a 10.5 inch tablet with 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution and Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen and offers the eye-popping movie and gaming experience. It is powered by 1.9 GHz Quad-Core processor and runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat Operating System. It sports 8 Megapixel primary camera with autofocus and LED flash and 2.1 Megapixel rear camera. It packs 3 GB RAM and comes in 16 GB and 32 GB internal storage variants and can be expandable up to 128 GB using microSD card.
5. Nokia 252o follow up
Nokia 2520 is the Nokia’s first tablet running on Windows with 10.1 inch screen and clearblack, IPS LCD display and capacitive multipoint-touchscreen. It is powered by Quad-Core Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.2 GHz coupled with 2 GB RAM. It has 32 GB internal storage and can be expandable up to 64 GB using micro SD card.It boasts the colorful design and features host of productivity services that are pre-installed such as Microsoft Office suite and it runs on Windows 8.1 RT operating system. It packs powerful 8120 mAh battery which can offer standby time up to 30 days. It features 6.7 MP rear camera and 1.2 MP HD front camera.
6. Apple iPad Air 2
Price : £399
Apple’s iPad Air is most desirable tablet in the world and it occupies the first place in the list of best tablets. It is powered by A8X processor, which offers you loads of extra power. It features the 9.7 inch display LED-blacklit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1536 x 2048 pixels resolution. It packs 2 GB RAM and comes in 16 GB, 32 GB and 128 GB internal storage variants. It sports 8 MP rear camera and 1.2 MP front camera which is perfect for taking selfies. It is available in Space Gray, Sliver and Gold colors.
7. Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 inch
Price : £309
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is the Amazon’s best media tablet with the 2560 x 1600 pixels brilliant display with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and this is just the beginning of the extra-ordinary multimedia experience. It is powered by powerful 2.2 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and it runs on Android 4.1 Operating System customized version. It packs 2 GB RAM and comes in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB internal storage variants. It sports 8 Megapixel and front facing 1.2 Megapixel camera. It also offers $99 annual prime membership which offers access to tons of movies, e-books, TV shows from the Amazon lending library.
8. Apple iPad Mini 3
Price : £319
iPad Mini 3 is the latest tablet from Apple with 7.9 inch LED-blacklit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology with 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution at 326 ppi. It is powered by Apple’s native A7 processor with 64-bit architecture along with M7 motion coprocessor. It sports 5 Megapixel rear and 1.2 MP front camera. Unlike iPad Air 2 this is just the touch up rather than redesign Apple’s small form factor tablet offering.
9. Google Nexus 9
Price : £320
Google has given responsibility of building Nexus 9 to HTC and this is one of the most interesting Android tablets this year. Android L is going to debut with this tablet which features completely material design which makes the OS simple to use. This is the first Google device to take the advantage of Android L’s 64-bit support and it is powered by Nvidia Tegra 2.3 GHz processor coupled with 2 GB RAM. it has 8.9 inch display with 20148 x 1536 pixels resolution.
10. Asus Transformer Book T100
Price : £279.95
Asus Transformer Book T100 is one of the best lightest 10 inch tablets around and weighing significantly less than 1.6 lbs. It is powered by 1.3 GHz quad-core Atom Z3740 processor and comes pre-loaded with Windows 8.1 Operating System with MS Office Home and Student 2013. It packs 2 GB RAM along with 32 GB and 64 GB with ASUS web storage. It sports 1.2 Megapixel camera. It includes highly tactile keyboard dock for free and throws in the copy of the Microsoft Office Home and Student for good measure.