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Top 10 best Android tablets

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With the advent of the phablet, it can be easy to ignore our good friend the tablet. These large slates have fallen from the public eye in recent years as smartphones grew in size and power. Regardless, anyone can use a good tablet.

The thing is that finding the perfect tablet for you can be a hassle, as there’s a lot out there to choose from. What size should you get? Which version of Android is best for you? What kind of power do you need? Here is a list of the best Android tablets that you can get to hopefully help you answer these questions.

Top 10 Best Android tablets Summary

Before we dig into the list, here’s a quick summary of the featured tablets. It will show you the price and where you can buy them from. If you just want a quick glance at what’s coming up, then you can view the table below. If you want a more in-depth look, then feel free to read the contents below the table.

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ProductCostWhere to buy
Honor Pad 8$253.94AliExpress
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro$389Amazon
Lenovo Tab P12 Pro$669Amazon
Lenovo Yoga Tab 13$499eBay
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 FE$529Amazon
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8$699.99Amazon
Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra$1,099Amazon
Amazon Fire Tablet 10 2022$149.99Amazon
Amazon Fire Tablet 8 2022$99Amazon
Nokia T20$249.99Amazon

Honor Pad 8

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Android Headlines did a review of this tablet a while back, and we were impressed with several aspects of it. For starters, the display is a beautiful 12-inch panel with great colors and contrast. If you take that and factor in the amazing speakers and great gaming performance, you can be sure that you’re getting a great media consumption experience.

As for the performance itself, this tablet comes with a decent 6GB of RAM that can be expanded by an additional 2GB using the storage. You’ll have no trouble getting work done with this tablet. Last but not least, you have really good battery life with this tablet.

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Honor Pad 8

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro

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  • Price: From $389
  • Where to buy: Amazon

Lenovo sought to bring a premium tablet experience to the mid-range price range, and it succeeded. The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro is a great tablet to get if you’re looking for a powerful tablet experience without breaking the bank.

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At less than $4oo, you have a tablet with a premium build, some powerful speakers, a punchy OLED display, and really good performance. Along with that, this tablet has stylus support, so it’s great for people who want to draw on it. It’s a great package for a great price.

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro

Lenovo Tab P12 Pro

Lenovo Tab P12 Pro

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  • Price: From $669
  • Where to buy: Amazon

The Lenovo Tab P12 Pro is a tablet that’s meant for power users. Starting off with the display, this tablet comes with a large 12.6-inch OLED display with a 2560 x 1600 resolution. It caps out at 120Hz and 600nits of brightness. You can bet that you’ll have an amazing viewing experience if you’re looking to watch content.

If you’re looking to get work done, you’re also covered in that department. This tablet uses the powerful Snapdragon 870 SoC. This is a flagship-grade processor that’s backed up by an impressive 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of storage. If you need more storage, you can use a micro SD card to expand it.

In terms of software, it comes with Android 11, but you’ll be able to upgrade to newer versions of the software. With Android 12L and 13, you’ll be able to use the new tablet optimizations introduced by Google in late 2021. This makes it an even better tablet for work.

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Lenovo Tab P12 Pro

Lenovo Yoga Tab 13

Lenovo Yoga Tab 13

  • Price: $499
  • Where to buy: eBay

If you’re looking for a more unconventional tablet experience, then you can look at the Lenovo Yoga Tab 13. One thing that sets this tablet apart from others on the market is the included stand. The stand comes built-in, so you don’t need to shell out for additional accessories. This makes it ideal if you’re using it to watch content or game with a Bluetooth controller.

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The Yoga Tab 13 has a large 13-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1350 x 2160. This is sharp enough to make the content look amazing. Along with the display, there’s a set of amazing speakers that only add to the experience.

In terms of performance, this tablet uses the powerful Snapdragon 870 SoC. It’s not the newest processor on the block, but it will still give you ample power to get serious work and play done. This is backed up by 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

Lenovo Yoga Tab 13

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Galaxy Tab S7 FE

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  • Price: From $529
  • Where to buy: Amazon

Those looking for a more affordable Galaxy Tab experience should look no further than the Galaxy Tab S7 FE. This tablet was released as a great alternative to the main Galaxy Tab S7 tablets. You can expect a similar experience to those tablets, as the software is kept up to date. This tablet launched with Android 11, and it will receive Android 13.

You get an amazing 12.6-inch display with a resolution of 1600 x 2560. That’s perfect for watching all sorts of content. It’s an IPS LCD display, so you won’t be getting the best contrast, but it’s still an upper-tier display.

As for power, this device uses the Snapdragon 778 (Snapdragon 750 5G for the 5G model), so you’ll get some decent performance. This is one of Qualcomm’s more powerful mid-range processors. This means that you should expect near-flagship-grade performance. This is backed up by 4GB/6GB/8GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB of storage.

Galaxy Tab S7 FE

Galaxy Tab S8

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  • Price: From $699.99
  • Where to buy: Amazon

If you’re looking for a top-tier Galaxy Tab experience without breaking the bank, then you’ll want to consider getting the base Galaxy Tab S8. Though this is the bottom-tier Galaxy Tab S8, you still get the powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Processor. This gives it flagship-level performance to get serious work done.

You’re looking at an amazing 11-inch display with Samsung’s superior LCD technology. It’s great for watching movies and other content. The size also makes it great for working on the go. It’s about the size of a small laptop, so you can place it in a small bag if you need to. The Galaxy Tab S8 comes with a set of four speakers that augment the media experience.

We also can’t forget about the S Pen stylus support. You can use this tablet for drawing and signing documents in case you need to.

Galaxy Tab S8

Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra

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  • Price: From $1,099
  • Where to buy: Amazon

If you’re looking for the best of the best Samsung tablet experience, then you’ll want to set your sights on the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra. This is the biggest and most powerful Galaxy Tab to date with a massive 14-inch display. It uses a gorgeous Samsung AMOLED panel that will give you an excellent viewing experience.

This device uses the powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, and it caps out at 12GB of RAM. This means that you’ll get snappy performance for both work and play. The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra is the perfect companion if you need portable productivity.

Along with the great performance, the Galaxy Tab S8 comes with an S Pen. This makes the tablet great for artists to draw. The S Pen is perfectly optimized to work with the tablet, so you’ll have an amazing writing and drawing experience.

Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra

Amazon Fire Tablet 10″

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  • Price: $149.99
  • Where to buy: Amazon

Amazon just revamped its Fire HD line of tablets in 2022. This brought some new hardware with updated software. These tablets aren’t meant to be powerful productivity or gaming devices. Rather, they’re more for accessing Amazon’s services. They’re perfect for watching videos on Amazon Prime Video, reading/listening to books, and streaming music.

The software is perfectly optimized to have quick access to Amazon’s services. You’re presented with an easy-to-navigate interface where you can easily see your library of saved content, your apps, and recommendations. It’s perfect if you’re into the Amazon ecosystem of services and you want a central hub for entertainment.

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Amazon Fire Tablet 8″

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  • Price: $99
  • Where to buy: Amazon

The Amazon Fire Tablet 8″ is a perfect device to get if you’re integrated into the Amazon ecosystem of services. The software is formatted to access video streaming, music streaming, E-books, and audiobooks. Also, you can’t forget about quick access to Amazon shopping and products.

The 8″ size makes it perfect for people who prioritize portability. It’s perfect to slip into a bag, and you can hold it for extended periods of time without your hand getting tired. If you want a light tablet experience, and you don’t need too many bells and whistles, then you’ll want to consider this device.

Amazon Fire Tablet 8-inch

Nokia T20 tablet

  • Price: $249.99
  • Where to buy: Amazon

Nokia is prioritizing affordable devices nowadays, and it produced a well-received tablet that won’t break the bank. The Nokia T20 is a mid-range tablet that does a lot right. Despite having lower-tier hardware, this tablet delivers some solid performance. You’re able to use it for light work like writing, and maybe some light gaming.

This is the type of tablet you’d use for video-watching. It comes with a decently-sized 10-inch display, and you’re able to hold it with one hand. So, you’ll be able to hold it without your hand getting tired. It has an 8200mAh battery that should give you about 7 hours of screen-on-time.

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