Top 10 Tablets in India

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Are you searching for the best tablet in India for your entertainment and work needs? If yes, then I am sure that you are aware of the convenience and functionality of this device. Did you check out the top 10 tablets in India? It would give you a clear idea about the current bestsellers that would serve your purpose perfectly. I am sure you would be wooed by the large display and amazing resolutions that come with tablets. Apart from being a highly useful media and entertainment device, tablets have become a preferred mobile device for those who wish to multitask and manage business activities while being on the move. The best tablets have a good balance between tablet price and benefits. It has also gained popularity as an effective education medium which is being used by students to supplement the traditional learning resources.

The following is a list of the top 10 tablets in India.

Apple iPad Air 2

Apple iPad Air 2

Ever since its release, the Apple iPad Air 2 has been garnering attention due to its sleek design which is slimmer than its predecessors and it packs in quite a punch with its powerful advanced features. The company has been known to bring out premium products which stand testimony to the technical superiority of Apple and the vision of its founder. The iPad Air 2 is definitely the most desirable tablet in the market today, be it in terms of performance, build quality, support, appeal, or apps. If you need a powerful mobile device, then Apple iPad Air 2 is the tablet for you.

Key Specs:

  • Processor: Apple A8X triple-core 1.5 GHz
  • Display: 9.7 inches LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1536 x 2048 pixels (~264 ppi pixel density)
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 16/64/128 GB (no expandable memory support
  • Camera: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus (primary camera), 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, HDR (secondary camera), video recording at 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, USB v2.0, reversible connector
  • OS: iOS 8.1, upgradable to iOS 8.3
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po battery (27.3 Wh)
  • Dimensions: 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
  • Weight: 437 g (Wi-Fi) / 444 g (3G/LTE) (15.41 oz)
  • SIM: Nano-SIM/ Apple SIM (US & UK)
  • Colour Variants: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
  • Price: `INR 30,250 approx

Apple iPad Air

Apple iPad Air

This the first generation of the iPad Air tablet by Apple and has major improvements upon the iPad series. There have been major upgrades in terms of screen quality, performance, battery life, weight and dimensions. The best part about this device is that it is light in weight but does not compromise on high performance. If you are looking to upgrade from an iPad, then you can go for this tablet. However, it makes more sense to invest some more and get the iPad Air 2. But that is a personal preference which you need to decide for yourself.

Key Specs:

  • Processor: Apple A7 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
  • Display: 9.7 inches LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1536 x 2048 pixels (~264 ppi pixel density)
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM DDR3
  • Storage: 16/32/64/128 GB (no expandable memory support
  • Camera: 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus (primary camera), 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps (secondary camera)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, USB v2.0, reversible connector
  • OS: iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 8.3
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 8600 mAh battery (32.4 Wh)
  • Dimensions: 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 in)
  • Weight: 469 g (Wi-Fi) / 478 g (3G/LTE) (1.03 lb)
  • SIM: Nano-SIM
  • Colour Variants: Space Gray, Silver
  • Price: `INR 27,000 approx

Apple iPad Mini Retina

Apple iPad Mini Retina

For those looking for a compact, light version of the iPad Air, then this is the tablet that you need to buy. This may be a lighter version of the iPad Air, but it does not compromise on performance or features. Plus you get a retina display which is a pretty good deal and it won’t burn a hole in your pocket.

Key Specs:

  • Processor: Apple A7 Dual core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
  • Display: 7.9 inches LCD (Active, Color, Backlit) retina display with 2048 x 1536 resolution
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Storage: 16 / 32 / 64 / 128 GB (no expandable memory support)
  • Camera: 5 MP (primary camera), 1.2 MP (secondary camera)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, Bluetooth 4
  • OS: iOS 7
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po battery (27.3 Wh)
  • Dimensions: (7.87 x 5.3 x 0.29 in)
  • Weight: 0.73 pounds
  • SIM: Nano-SIM
  • Colour Variants: Space Gray, Silver
  • Price: `INR 25,000 approx

HTC Nexus 9

HTC Nexus 9 Review

If you are looking for an Android driven tablet with some really cool features and reliable performance, then the HTC Nexus 9 is the one for you. The all new Nexus tablet has been designed by HTC for superb design, power packed performance and a brilliant QHD display. Not only do you get the best Android experience for tablets on this device, but you would also get timely updates from Google. This is one of the most notable benefits of owning a Nexus.

Key Specs:

  • Processor: Nvidia Tegra K1 Dual-core 2.3 GHz Denver
  • Display: 8.9 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1536 x 2048 pixels
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 16 GB (Wi-Fi)/ 32 GB (LTE)
  • Camera: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash (primary camera), 1.6 MP, 720p (secondary camera)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1
  • OS: Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop), upgradable to v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 6700 mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 228.2 x 153.7 x 8 mm (8.98 x 6.05 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight: 425 g (Wi-Fi) / 436 g (3G/LTE) (14.99 oz)
  • SIM: Nano-SIM
  • Colour Variants: Indigo Black, Lunar White, Sand
  • Price: `INR 30,250 approx

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

This is Samsung’s best tablet till date and being in line with the Note series, you can definitely expect serious performance and capabilities from this device. With a 10.1 inch display, this is one of the best platforms to work on, especially for corporate professionals who need to manage and track their work on the go. The large display truly brings out the best in this device and helps users make the best use of this powerful tablet. Plus, you get an S-Pen (Samsung’s proprietary stylus) which makes using the tablet even more fun.

Key Specs:

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model)/ Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 (3G model
  • Display: 10.1 inch Super clear LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 2560 x 1600 pixels (~299 ppi pixel density)
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Storage: 16/32/64 GB (expandable up to 64 GB with SD card)
  • Camera: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash (primary camera), 2 MP, 1080p@30fps (secondary camera)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1
  • OS: Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 8220 mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 243.1 x 171.4 x 7.9 mm (9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight: 540g (WIFI)/ 535 g (3G)/ 547g (LTE) (1.18 lb)
  • SIM: micro SIM
  • Colour Variants: black, white
  • Price: `INR 45,000 approx

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is a premium tablet offered by the company which is an upgrade on the previous versions with the addition of efficient multi-tasking features. Powered by an Exynos 5 processor, this is a mammoth processing system with high quality entertainment features. You may choose this tablet if you are looking for a high performance android tablet but do not have the budget to go for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet.

Key Specs:

  • Processor: Exynos 5 octa 5420 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
  • Display: 10.5 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors with 2560 x 1600 pixels (~288 ppi pixel density)
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Storage: 16/32 GB (expandable up to 128 GB via SD card)
  • Camera: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus (primary camera), 2.1 MP (secondary camera)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1
  • OS: Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 7900 mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 247.3 x 177.3 x 6.6 mm (9.74 x 6.98 x 0.26 in)
  • Weight: 465 g (1.03 lb)
  • SIM: n.a
  • Colour Variants: Dazzling White, Titanium Bronze
  • Price: `INR 35,000 approx

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013

The Asus Google Nexus 7 is an android driven performance at its purest. There is nothing fancy or over-the-top visual appeal in this device. The elements have been kept quite rustic with emphasis being given on performance and capabilities. In our opinion, this is the best 7 inch Android tablet out there today. Priced in the mid-segment, this is a pretty decent tablet which delivers good gaming, browsing and video viewing experience.

Key Specs:

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait
  • Display: 7 inches LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1200 x 1920 pixels (~323 ppi pixel density)
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 16/32 GB (no expandable memory support)
  • Camera: 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels, autofocus (primary camera), 2.1 MP (secondary camera)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Bluetooth 4
  • OS: Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3950 mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 200 x 114 x 8.7 mm (7.87 x 4.49 x 0.34 in)
  • Weight: 290 g (Wi-Fi), 299 g (LTE) (10.55 oz)
  • SIM: micro SIM
  • Colour Variants: black
  • Price: `INR 15,000 approx

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro

Lenovo has garnered quite a lot of attention with its Yoga series of tablets which are flexible and high on performance. Featuring Intel’s latest processor (Z3745 1.8GHz quad-core chip), this is an amazing device with a built-in Pico projector which is great for making presentations or simply viewing videos on a bigger screen. This is definitely an upgraded device so you can expect some high end features on this tablet.

Key Specs:

  • Processor: Intel Atom Z3745 Quad-core 1.33 GHz
  • Display: 13.3 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors,, 2560 x 1440 pixels (~221 ppi pixel density)
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 32 GB (expandable up to 64 GB via SD card)
  • Camera: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus (primary camera), 1.6 MP (secondary camera)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot, Bluetooth 4
  • OS: Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • Battery: Li-Ion 9600 mAh battery
  • Weight: 948 g (2.09 lb)
  • SIM: built in 3 stage kickstand
  • Colour Variants: platinum
  • Price: `INR 44,000 approx

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 10.1 (Windows Edition)

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 10.1 (Windows Edition)

The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Windows is pretty much the same as the Yoga Tablet 2 but with Windows as the operating system instead of Android. The device comes with Windows 8.1 mobile OS out of the box and is a pretty decent Windows tablet if you like the mobile interface of this operating system. As is evident in all Yoga tablets, you get a detachable keyboard which converts it into a mini-laptop, so you get even more convenience while working or simply browsing the internet.

Key Specs:

  • Processor: Intel Atom Z3745 Quad-core 1.86 GHz
  • Display: 10.1 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors,, 1920 x 1200 pixels (~224 ppi pixel density)
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 16 GB (expandable up to 64 GB via SD card)
  • Camera: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus (primary camera), 1.6 MP (secondary camera)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot, Bluetooth 4
  • OS: Windows 8.1
  • Battery: Li-Ion 9600 mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 255 x 183 x 7.2 mm (10.04 x 7.20 x 0.28 in)
  • Weight: 619 g (1.36 lb)
  • SIM: built in 3 stage kickstand
  • Colour Variants: platinum
  • Price: `INR 25,000 approx

Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx K3011

Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx K3011

The Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx K3011 is a really reliable Windows tablet with the added advantage of a keyboard dock which provides great convenience. This tablet offers good battery life and you can get a good number of hours with it. You don’t need to worry about battery life with this tablet because it comes with a dock that houses a second battery. This can be a life saver for business professionals who need to travel a lot. If Windows devices are your thing, then you will like this tablet quite a lot.

Key Specs:

  • Processor: Intel® Atom™ Z2760
  • Display: 11.6 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors,, 1366×768 pixels
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: Up to 64GB eMMC
  • Camera: 2.0M webcam (front)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 /b/g/n, Bluetooth 4
  • OS: Windows 8.1 mobile OS
  • Battery: Li-Ion 6800 mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 11.8 x 7.4 x 0.37″
  • Weight: 22.6 oz (tablet), 23.3 oz (dock)
  • SIM: built in 3 stage kickstand
  • Price: `INR 35,000 approx