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2016 is finally here! If you are in a hurry to buy a tablet for yourself, checkout the chart below. The list is expected toppers for year 2016, given their popularity and features.

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Features will vary according to your budget. Some tablets provide extra ordinary features with high price value whereas some tablets try to incorporate latest and useful features within considerably lower price value.

Go through the list and checkout for yourself the best brand piece which you feel should be the buy this New Year.

Here we go:

Google Pixel C

Google Pixel C has a slim and compact aluminium build that feels great. It has an optional Bluetooth keyboard that is solid and doubles and has a powerful long running battery. The tablet runs on the latest version of Android and performs very fast. The screen is sharp, vivid and colorful. The Pixel C starts at $500 and has a high-end design.

Source: Amazon.com
Source: Amazon.com




The Pixel C is hands down the best Android tablet today. It earns a place near the top of the charts and rivals the iPad Air 2 for the title of overall best tablet. If you’re interested in a tablet for work, the strength of its performance will depend on your needs.

The Pixel C has an anodized aluminum frame that looks as luxe as any Apple tablet. It’s fashionably matte, smooth and solid. One of the amazing things about Pixel C is its Bluetooth keyboard. Once you magnetically attach the keyboard onto the tablet, it automatically connects over Bluetooth and hides the on-screen keyboard. In addition, the keyboard doubles as a removable cover and makes it look more like a laptop.

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

is one of the best Android tablets available in the market today. It is a great threat to, iPad Air 2. This tablet market has become one of the favorite choices for many people.  The fact that this tablet is waterproof is a big bonus because it becomes more usable around the house without worrying about water contact.

Source: Amazon.com
Source: Amazon.com

The power button is on the left-hand side, with the volume rocker just underneath. Both are difficult to reach, but it’s not clear where they could be better located on a 10-inch slate – you’ll just have to deal with the fact that you’ll be using two hands when changing the volume or turning the screen on and off.

The display is a 10.1-inch stunning 2K job with a pixel resolution of 2560 x 1600. It looks great, delivering sharp images, and is a real step up compared to the 1200 x 1920 setup we saw on the Xperia Z2 Tablet. Another feature worth mentioning is that Xperia Z4 table automatically opens up with a little taskbar along the left hand corner of the screen with main app you are using when the keyboard is connected.

Apple iPad Air 2 ($499)

Apple iPad Air 2This model comes with a screen size of 9.7 inches with 2048 × 1536 screen resolution. The operating system is Apple iOS 8 and weighs just 15.4 ounce. The processor is 1.5 Ghz and has got 1GB RAM. The isight camera is 8MP and has a face time HD camera.

The internal storage capacity is 16 GB and has a long 10 hours of battery life. On connectivity front you get wifi 802.11 (a/b/ c/g//n/ac).

Since Apple iPads are always class apart, this new model again proves the statement correct.

Nexus 7 by Google ($203.49)

asus nexus 7This model boasts of world’s sharpest 7 inches tablet screen with 323 ppi. Even under active usage this tablet offers decent nine hours of battery life. It has 1.5Ghz of quad core speed and processor. It offers around 16GB of USB storage.

Nexus 7 runs on Android 4.3 jelly bean and offers 3GB RAM. Therefore with such latest features, strong battery and a considerate price, Nexus 7 probes to be a good buy.

Kindle Fire HDX ($179)

kindle fireThis exclusive tablet has HDX display screen, that has high pixel density of 323ppi with top class colour accuracy. The 2GB RAM offers immersive entertainment value with a fluid performance. The web browsing is super fast with built in office suite so that you can stay productive even on the go.

Just exclusive to Kindle Fire the ‘Mayday button’ has been introduced , whereby you can connect to an Amazon expert for free. It provides updated calender support for Gmail, Outlook and more.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 ($158)

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS and has 1.2 GHz quad core processor. It has 8GB flash memory and 1.5 GB RAM. It boasts of 1280 × 800 WXGA display resolution. With a micro SD card slot the internal memory is heightened to 32 GB with 50 GB of free dropbox memory. It also offers free content and services worth of $300.

Google Nexus Tablet 9 ($349.99)

Google Nexus 9 TabletRuns on Android 5.0 lollipop. It has 8.9 inch TFT display LCD screen. It has 2.3 GHz NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor. This model of Google offers 16GB of flash memory with 2GB of RAM memory.

The rear camera has 8MP, while the front camera has 1.6 MP. It has 802. 11 ac wifi and has a weight of 15 ounce.

Dell Venue 8 Pro 5000 ($222.99)

Dell Venue 8 Pro 5000 It is a Windows 8.1 tablet. It has intel Atom Z3740D processor, that is upto 1.8 GHz quad core and 2 MB cache. It has 32GB flash memory and 2GB RAM memory with an 8 inch display screen. This tablet speaks short but sharp in terms of features. If you look at the price tag it is a good buy.

Fire HDX 8.9 Tablet ( $379)

Fire HDX 8.9 TabletThis tab offers exclusive 8.9 inch HDX display, 30% more pixel than Ipad Air 2 retina and ultra fast 2.5 GHz quad core processor. The 2 GB RAM gives faster graphic performance. The rich, multi dimensional audio gives rich and clear sound.

The 8 MP rear camera has LED flash for high resolution photos. The cloud storage has unlimited space for Amazon content and fire devices photo. Web browsing is super fast with updated Gmail, Outlook and Calender support.

So with such revolutionary technical features, the high price tag is justified.

Asus Memo Pad ($121.72)

asus memoRuns on Android 4.4 KitKat and has 1.33 quad core Intel Atom processor. The storage capacity is 16GB. With micro SD the storage capacity is expandable to 64 GB.

It has got 1 GB RAM memory. It has 7 inch HD IPS screen display with max resolution of 1280 × 800.

The rear camera is 2MP and the front camera is 0.3 MP. If you do not want to spend too much on a tab this is a perfect buy to have good features in less price.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 ($899)

Microsoft Surface Pro 3It boasts of intel 4th generation i5 core processor. It has got 12 inch HD touchscreen display (2160 ×1440). It has got 4 GB RAM and 128 GB storage capacity. It runs on Windows 8.1 pro with 36W power supply and surface pen included. Keyboard is sold separately on request.

It is an out of the box tablet, therefore of high price value.

Apple iPad Mini ($ 241.99)

Apple iPad miniiPad mini has 7.9 inch LED backlit, multi touch display. Has 1Ghz dual core A5 chip. 5 MP isight camera with 1080p video recording. It had got 16 GB internal storage capacity. It has got strong battery life of 10 hours. It has 802.11 wifi.

LG G Pad 8.3 ($229.99)

LG G Pad 8.3

It has got 2 GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. It runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly bean platform. The micro SD slot supports expandable 64GB memory slot. It has got full HD display with decent battery capacity.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 ($549.99)

Samsung Galaxy Note 10It runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with 1.9 GHz Samsung Exynous quad core processor. It has got 32GB flash memory and 3GB RAM. It has 10.1 inch 2560 × 1600 WQXGA display. The rear camera has 8MP LED flash. It shoots video in full 1080 p HD. It is loaded with free content like HULU plus membership, Google Play credit, Business week etc.

Toshiba Excite GO AT87 ($89.99)

Toshiba Excite GO AT87This tablet runs on Android 4.4 KitKat has got 7 inch display screen. It has Intel Atom 1.33 GHZ processor. It has got 8 GB flash memory with 4GB being free and 4 GB constitutes of operating system. The RAM memory is 1GB. For low budget tablets it is a good buy.

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2It runs on Android 4.4 OS kitkat. It has 1.9 GHz Samsung Exynous 5 Octa processor. It has got 32GB flash memory and 3GB RAM memory. The 12.2 inch screen has 2560 × 1600 WQXGA display. It features Hancomm office, Multi Window magazine, UX, sidesync and remote PC.

Toshiba Encore 2 ($132.99)

Toshiba Encore 2It has got 8 inch display screen with 1.4 GHz intel atom processor. It has 1 GB flash memory and 32 GB RAM memory. It has got 1280 × 800 pixels screen resolution.

Time to wrap up, hope the extensive list helps you to take a decision keeping features and price in mind. Do get back to me with your decision or if you need further guidance or advice.