As technology expands and more gadgets are being used to surf the internet, companies are consistently working on creating new toys for the big kids to play with! With all the tablets that are hitting the market every month, it can be confusing as to which one to choose, especially without putting a dent in your pocket. Tablets aren’t just becoming a toy to play with or used as a bedtime read, in fact, many professionals use tablets to get work done while on the go, or even at home.
The features and capabilities the tablets have expanded to, allow people to use tablets almost just as much as they use their computers. These are the top 3 tablets to consider for just under $300!
Kindle Fire HD
There are two Kindle Fires, one is a 7” screen with great audio and the other is an 8.9” with a camera. However, both deliver great quality for surfing, reading, and even video streaming. In fact, CNET has raved that the quality for both reading and video streaming is much better than the iPad.
For under $300, you get most for your dollar with this tablet; it is a great gift for family, friends, or even yourself.
Google Nexus 7
For just $200, a tablet created by one of the most beloved companies on the internet and, in fact, across the world, how would you make a mistake by purchasing a Google Nexus 7 tablet? The feel of the tablet itself is extremely comfortable and light. Many people praise the browser speed and audio quality.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
There have been many people that made the big switch from an iPad to a Samsung Galaxy tablet, and seem to be quite impressed and satisfied with the change. One of the best features about this tablet is that the stereo speakers are facing you and the fit and comfort of the tablet in your hand is incredible. It even has Bluetooth capabilities for a keyboard or mouse.
The Samsung Galaxy comes in two sizes for you to choose from, the 7 inch and 10.1 inch screen size. Although, even with its Bluetooth capabilities, there is no phone usage, however, you can instead use Skype to either chat or call contacts or even, with Skype credit, make your necessary outbound calls. Even though many people made the switch from the iPad, the Galaxy is Wi-Fi only. Depending on your liking and usage, this can be good or bad. It you have a wireless router; this feature shouldn’t affect your decision as much.
If you are already a fan of the Andriod devices, the Samsung Galaxy Tablet 2 is a no brainer.
Whether you are purchasing a tablet for yourself or even as a gift for a loved one remember to understand what it will be used for and how it will be used in order to pick the perfect gadget. Understand usage, needs, and desires are the best steps to purchasing the perfect tablet.
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