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Samsung Galaxy Tab

Like the smart home hub market or robot vacuum market, the tablet market has no chill. The lineup is becoming overwhelmingly saturated with brands like Apple, Amazon, and Samsung trying to prove that their tablet is the best(and more than just an oversized smartphone).

And when you’re shopping for a new tablet (or looking to get one for the first time), it can be a challenge to compare features, screen size, apps, battery life, and more simply by jumping around from website to website.

Most tablets have the same basic touchscreens, game playing, and video watching features, etc., and it’s seriously hard to tell at first glance what the differences are. Like anything else, which tablet you should get depends on, well, what you want it for.

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Do you care about artistic features or storing files? Are you a customization person or a straightforward, user friendly person? Is this your first rodeo or are you an experienced smart device user?

These are the questions to keep in mind when comparing different brands and countless models but don’t worry, we’ll walk you through it. We’ve broken down the differences between each tablet device in the Amazon, Apple, and Samsung families, and compared the features as well as customer reviews to give you an idea of which tablet will best suit your needs.

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First up is Apple’s infamous iPad, which set the tone for the future of tablets when it was launched in 2010. Like the iPhone, iPads talk to Siri and have a standardized display, uniform unlocking animations, the gray and white keyboard, etc. Limited customization options lead to that clean, user friendly display, making iPads easy to get the hang of (an advantage for older people or a first time tablet buyer who doesn’t care about having a leopard print keyboard).

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If you already have an iPhone or Macbook, an iPad can sync seamlessly for file sharing, calls, notifications, and more. Currently, the newest models of the iPad are canada goose uk outlet the iPad Mini 4, the 9.7 inch iPad, the 10.5 inch iPad Pro and the 12.9 inch iPad Pro canada goose coats and there’s also a Canada Goose Online rumor that two new iPads will be launched in the near future and at a lower price point.

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Another plus to the iPad is the productivity canadian goose jacket boosting Apple Pencil: Though it does cost an extra $99, its advanced artistic abilities for freehand drawing and shading, notetaking, Photoshop comparable photo editing, or sculpting in augmented reality are definitely worth the money. The iPad also sees an advantage in the massive and extremely user friendly App Store, which includes some one million apps specifically for iPad.

Challenges with extra storage, though screen sizes are HUGE

iPad canada goose coats on sale does not support Adobe Flash and storage can’t be increased through external SD cards so if your needs are file or shockwave content heavy, iPad may not be the best bet. (iPad Pro smart keyboards are also pretty pricey starting at $152, but they don’t require paired charging.) That said, iOS 11 gives the iPad a huge boost when it comes to making it a well rounded laptop replacement, with screen recording, insanely easy document management on the Files app, and quick note taking features. And if you’re a media professional and need a lot of room for drawing and designing, the 12.9 inch Pro is a giant screen powerhouse you won’t find from another brand right now. Apple currently does not offer a kids version of the iPad like Amazon does, however, restrictions in the iPad’s settings and cheap canada goose uk on apps like Youtube are available.

Multiple size options mitigates price tag

iPads are the most expensive tablets on the market as of now, with the newest model (just called “iPad”) clocking in at $329 a really good price for a newly released iPad. The Mini comes in around $399, and the Pro models are anywhere from $549 to $949 depending on size, storage, and whether you choose Wi Fi only or Wi Fi and cellular. Formerly called the Kindle Fire, the Amazon Fire HD Tablets are Amazon’s Kindle version of the tablet. Unlike Kindles, these tablets operate similarly to an iPad in that they are a color touchscreen, talk to Alexa like iPads talk to Siri, and can be used to watch content (specifically Amazon Prime Video), play games, draw, and take live notes.

Multiple sizes and a special version just for kids

The Fire HD models include the Fire HD 7, Fire HD 8, Fire HD 10, Fire HD 7 Kids Edition, and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition, with the numbers representing the display size in inches. (Bonus: The Kids Edition Tablets are pre downloaded with kid friendly content, come with a kid proof case, and has a two year guarantee. So if your little one breaks their tablet, send it back and Amazon will replace it for free.)

The cameras may suck, but the devices are totally customizable

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The Kindle E reader: Okay, it’s not exactly a tablet, but it’s definitely still a main competitor. While the Fire HD is the “tablet” version from Amazon that’s made for video content, the Kindle is Amazon’s no BS, dependable e reader.

No BS and long lasting battery life

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The Kindle Paperwhite is the best selling of the family at $119.99, with the classic Kindle behind it at $79.99 or $99.99 for the Kindle for Kids bundle, complete with the two year worry free guarantee. One step up from the Paperwhite is the $199.99 Kindle Voyage, which is also six inches long but replaces the plastic back with a lighter magnesium material, has a sleeker design, and uses PagePress haptic buttons, which are basically page turning sensors that vibrate when touched similar to the home “button” on the iPhone 7 and 8.