The Best Tablet Pc(s) of 2018 (How to buy the perfect Tablet Pc?)

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Choosing a Tablet Pc?

There are lots of tablets available on the market, but which option is the right one for a user? Whether you’re fascinated about a specific model like an iPad some other Android model but the purpose of use and some more key factors are very important while picking up the right one. In this article, we all talk about the best tablet pc available out there in 2018-19 along with we are going to discuss some of the important key factors which one should consider while choosing a tab.

If you do not want to waste time choosing battle, and want to go for the best blindfolded, here’s a quick summary of what to do.

  • If you’re passionate for iOS, then go for a sixth-generation iPad which will cost you around $350-$650 or even more.
  • If you are looking for an amateur product or you want to taste Amazon’s Fire OS, then go for Amazon Fire HD 8 which will cost you around $80-$100.
  • If you are into Android product, then go for Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, which may cost you around $350-$400.
  • If you are looking for a Windows tab, then it becomes a different story at all. If that’s what you’re looking for, look for the best 2-in-1 Laptop cum Tab, and reality and practical usages these things are the beast among all.

Which one to go for,

Android vs. iOS

Android tablets are very good as a media player, eBook reader, and kids’ gaming device, and in most of the cases, you will get more hardware power than any iPads. If you are looking for an iPad for a kid, do not forget check for the kid’s tablet pcs as iPad are not actually meant for new users. Though iPads still have the broadest range of general-purpose tablet and computation apps.

In fact, the greatest strength of Apple’s iOS in all their devices are in twofold, Firstly, it is very clean and intuitive and secondly the wide range for apps for all kind of purposes, which can be bought on your tablet.

On the other hand, Android OS gives the user and the manufacturer a range of choice for hardware from several different manufacturers and also offers maximum flexibility in customization and configuration. Other than these, great notification system, smooth and swift web browsing, and most importantly seamless integration with the Google applications like which we all use, like Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube live, Hangouts etc. One more big advantage of Android over iOS is that, Android supports multiple user logins so you can share a single device with a friend or family member, where an Apple device is meant to use by a single person only, else that person has to share their Id passwords with other users, if anyhow he wants to put it for multiple users’ usage.

Why consider the quality of Apps?

A tablet is nothing without quality apps? As a tablet pc is a complete utility device, and if in a closed platform device like tablet pc does not contain the quality apps for all kind of computational needs it is just a waste of money to buy it.

  • If you want third-party apps particularly designed for a touch-screen module, nothing out there in the market which can beat the iPad with its wide range library of utility programs and games specially designed for Apple tablets only. The App Store is well developed and loaded with all the needed utilities as well it got monitored all the time for more update and all. Hence it offers a deep selection and includes almost all the popular app for almost all kind of need a user can deem for. If you are looking for the widest range of apps which look good work well and meet all your needs then Apple is the perfect choice for you.


  • On other side Android has also made great improvements in their app manufacturing and selection, they are bringing in more developers and offering more high-quality tablet apps every day. But they still are way behind from touching the Apple’s milestone. It’s would be a tough job to say exactly how many tablet-optimized Android apps are available out there, but mainly those apps are made for most of the Android devices including mobile phones, even for windows platform also, because of which those apps lack uniqueness and optimization for a specific platform. Though there are many Android phone apps, which look decent on a 7-inch tablet, most of them are not suitable for 9 or10.1-inch tabs, so the users are likely to face more problems high-quality Android tabs, as most of the Android apps are optimized for mobile phone usage only.


Screen Size – for optimum comfortable usage

Considering the Storage capacity

This consideration is something, which has to be done. Both screen size and storage capacity is equally important for optimum comfortable usage.

  • Whenever you hear the term “7-inch or 10-inch tablet,” this refers to the size of the screen diagonally, not the whole size of the tablet itself.
  • 7-inch tablets are called small-screen and while 8.9-inch tablets or above are called large-screen tablets. Apple’s iPads, Amazon’s Fire, and Samsung’s tablets all come in both small-screen and large-screen variations. Now a day, phones are also pushing their lines with tablets. Big smartphones (or known as phablets) are now challenging the market of the tablets.
  • With a large screen comes the need of a well-maintained Screen resolution also. This factor is important too, especially for eBook reading experience and web surfing. It also affects the video watching experience. A sharp, bright display is key for all the above. If you’re looking for a 10-inch tablet, you should look for a display with at least 1,280 by 800 resolution at least.


  • The weight of a tablet is one of the most definite advantages, which it has over a laptop. Remember at the end it is a handheld device, so lightweight is the key. But with large-screen tablets typically weighing around a pound is very common, as they’re not cell light as cell phones. Remember after you hold a tablet pc with a single hand while standing up for around 20-30 minutes, your hand will get tired. So, carrying factor is directly affected by the weight. If a tablet pc is charging your extra money for its lightweight facility, then you should take it under consideration, as it directly affects your comfortability in carrying the tablet. There are few small-sized tablets available which may fit in your pocket, though for that you have to wear a very large jacket with big pockets. But, if pocketability is the thing which you want, then you might want to consider a phablet.


  • Cloud storage or off-device storage is an option for many tablets now a day. Like iCloud for iPads and Amazon Cloud Storage for Fire tablets, and also Google drives for Android devices. But when it comes to fast data access it ends with the number of onboard storage amount, in that case, the more is the merrier. Most of the non-Apple tablets have the facility of microSD memory card slots which let you expand the storage capacity, in this case, Apple products got hit by a blow.


Ease of Network connectivity

Wi-Fi-Only vs. Cellular Models

Without internet connectivity, none of the modern devices is used for any good. Mobile, PC, Laptop, Tablets even smartwatches are internet enabled now a day, without internet most of the utility will become unusable on those devices. Some of the tablets come with Wi-Fi connectivity only model or with the option of always-on cellular data connectivity service from a wireless service provider.

If you work needs you to come online anywhere anytime then you should go with cellular data connection enabled tabs. Though for that cellular service, you need to pay regularly, as well as there would be a limited amount of data available for any specific package, so you have pay attention to the optimum data consumption also. In case of heavy downloading or system upgrade, the data connection may work much slower and can cost you serious charges. In those cases, using Wi-Fi is the best idea.


In the other way to come online which is via using the Wi-Fi hotspot. This won’t work with every phone/tablet for sure. So, if any device is offering you both the facility which is Wi-Fi connectivity and Cellular Data connectivity both, then you should go for that device for sure. As that is the most effective network connectivity option. In this case, most of the Android tabs excels than Apple products.

Here We recommending a list of some of the best products available in the market now

OSAmazon Fire OSAmazon Fire OSApple iOS 12Amazon Fire OSAndroid 8.1Apple iOS 12
Tablet Size8.4 by 5.0 by 0.4 inches10.3 by 6.3 by 0.4 inches9.4 by 6.6 by 0.29 inches7.6 by 4.5 by 0.4 inches9.8 by 6.5 by 0.3 inches11.04 by 8.46 by 0.23 inches
Weight12 oz1.08 lbs1.03 lb10 oz1.06 lbs1.39 lb
Screen Size8.0 inches10.1 inches9.7 inches7.0 inches10.5 inches12.9 inches
Screen Resolution1,280 by 800 pixels1,920 by 1,200 pixels2,048 by 1,536 pixels1,024 by 600 pixels2,560 by 1,600 pixels2,732 by 2,048 pixels
CPUMediaTek MT8163MediaTek MT8173Apple A10MediaTek MT8127Qualcomm Snapdragon 835Apple A12X Bionic
Processor Speed1.3 GHz1.8 GHzN/A GHz1.3 GHz2.35 GHzN/A GHz
Storage16 GB32 GB32 GB8 GB64 GB1 TB
Average Battery Life4 hours, 50 (Wi-Fi video streaming) minutes6 hours, 14 (Wi-Fi video streaming) minutes5 hours, 40 minutes (video streaming)4 hours, 32 (Wi-Fi video streaming) minutes8 hours, 33 minutes (video streaming)10 hours


Underneath we are giving our Basic Roundup on these devices

Amazon Fire HD 8

Amazon Fire HD 8

Released at 2018


  • Very Simple user interface, suitable for novice users. Durable body, good quality built. Also works as an Echo Show.


  • Amazon’s app store is not that good enough yet. In comparison to iOS or Android, it falls short of on app store very much. The User Interface designed in a way, which is very oriented toward showing Amazon content.


  • The 2018 edition of this product is the best Tablet PC you can get in the budget of $100, so yes being cheap is one more plus pointy for this product.


Amazon Fire HD 10

amazon fire hd 10 best tablet 2018

Released at 2017


  • Affordable price. The display is very sharp in this price segment. Overall performance is good enough for most of the everyday users. Easy-to-use UI and built-in Alexa integration with the OS. Dual-band Wi-Fi installed.


  • Amazon’s app store is not that good enough yet. In comparison to iOS or Android, it falls short of on app store very much. The User Interface designed in a way, which is very oriented toward showing Amazon content.
  • Low-resolution camera.


  • Comes with a very sharp quality display and also the hands-free Alexa integration makes it distinctive. This product is the best value tab for your budget within $150.


Apple iPad

apple ipad 2018 best tablet 2018

Released at 2018


  • Great-Great-Great performance for the price. Elegant, extremely high-quality and user-friendly apps. Supports Apple Pencil tool.


  • Even at this price, it is neither rugged enough (lacks in body durability) nor waterproof. Keyboard and Pencil accessories increase the effective price of the whole set.


  • The price is the same as last year’s model, so going for the updated model may be an option. But it comes with the Apple Pencil support, along with the sixth-generation upgrade, this iPad is the best midrange tablet choice for anyone. But it’s still less practical than Chromebooks if you compare it with other full computational devices at this price range.


Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

Released at 2018


  • Sleek build; Gorgeous display; Loud speakers.
  • Great stylus for drawing on and note-taking.
  • Excellent Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • Dex mode gives desktop-like experience, which is a complete unique feature.


  • Quite Expensive. The keyboard accessory costs extra, which increase the effective price.
  • Mediocre quality camera (feels strange when it is from Samsung).
  • Android-powered tablets are promising but, not a worthy competitor of Windows tablets.


  • This is the best Android tablet in the market till date. But it still can’t beat Windows-powered 2-in-1s laptop cum tabs for productivity and functionality.

Apple iPad Pro

Apple iPad Pro best tablet in 2018

Released at 2018


  • Amazingly fast in processing.
  • Excellent networking capabilities.
  • Very Good quality cameras.
  • New Apple Pencil is support.


  • It may sound funny, but the truth is the Hardware provided in the package can do even more, but the functionality and effectivity are being held back by its operating system.
  • You are paying for a very good quality hardware but the same software like other apple tabs.


  • Amazing piece of engineering, but it doesn’t contain the applications for truly pro-level workflows. Especially when the hardware is much stronger, then a huge upgradation in software is much needed for better effectivity, along with the needed upgrade it can be a beast.
  • However, it is the costliest and arguably the best Tablet PC in the market. Definitely best from the manufacturer.


Sayan Dey
He has experience of working in the Telecom industry for more than two years as a Radio Frequency Engineer in different top companies. Plus depth technical knowledge of Electronics Appliances & Gadgets. When he is not working then he is a Hardcore Gamer, Novel Reader, and Football Player.


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