If you’re looking for something more portable than a laptop but bigger than your smartphone, than a tablet is perfect.  Take a look at some options that we at TheTechGeek office think are top contenders.
 
 

Apple iPad Air

The Apple iPad Air is a popular choice which is no surprise to us.  First of all, it stays true to its name Air coming in at just 1 pound; but you will be glad to know that you won’t be missing out on any important features.  With an Apple product, you know you’re getting top notch quality at all times.  With the Retina display, you get amazing quality right in front of your eyes; and it boasts a 10 hour battery life.  How wonderful would it be to not need to plug in during the middle of a busy day?   Connect faster to Wi-Fi and stay online as long as you want.  You don’t have to sacrifice quality or features just because you want something more portable than a laptop.  Bring it all with you with the iPad Air!  You can purchase one today starting at $499.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S

If you’re an Android lover, you’re definitely going to love what Samsung has to offer for a tablet.  The Samsung Galaxy Tab S really packs in the best of the best into a slim and light device.  You can choose either the 10.5” or 8.4”, and no matter which you go with we are sure you won’t be disappointed.  Take advantage of the Multi-Window feature to really be able to do everything you want whenever you want.   Don’t think just because you’re looking into a tablet that you’ll be able to do less with it than with a laptop.  These days, you can do pretty much anything on any type of device and Samsung is a prime example of this.  People use tablets for all sorts of reasons and you may have more than one such as browsing the internet, reading e-books, watching movies/videos, or viewing beautiful pictures.  The Samsung Galaxy Tab S has an adaptive display which will automatically adjust color, sharpness, and contrast according to usage for optimum viewing pleasure.  Really get the most out of your tablet and enjoy your favorite things even more.  Find out about all the other features the Galaxy Tab S has to offer here.  The 8.4” Galaxy Tab S retails for $399.99 and the 10.5” Tab S retails for $499.99.

 

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX

Amazon has really made a place for themselves in the tablet market with their Kindle Fire line of tablets.  Ranging from $139 to $399 and with different screen size options, there is bound to be something that will fit your needs and wants.  The Kindle Fire HDX with 7” display starts at $229 and comes stocked full of great features you would expect from Amazon.  The display itself is very high quality and will allow you see images beyond just HD.  It may be small but don’t underestimate all that it can do, it’s packing an ultra-fast quad core processor giving you more power and better performance.  Amazon’s Mayday button brings you live customer service 24/7 right to your screen.  With over 100,000 apps and games to choose from, you will never get bored of the Kindle Fire.  You can do everything and anything you would expect but with the added bonus of the amazing Amazon Appstore.  The 7” Kindle Fire HDX starts at $229, the 8.9” Fire HDX at $379, the Fire HD at $139, and the 8.9” Fire HD 32 GB at $399.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is basically a 2 in 1 combo, you get a tablet and a laptop.  They give you the power of a laptop in the more portable body of a tablet.  The screen size measures at 12” so it’s still portable enough to take with you anywhere, and with 9 hours of battery life you can go all day without having to stop for anything.  For a tablet, a 12” screen is very large; it makes doing your work or watching your favorite movie even easier.  The Dolby audio really creates the best viewing and listening experience for gaming, movies, or music.  You can install desktop software like Microsoft Office so that you can really use your Surface Pro 3 to its fullest potential.  You’ll be able to take care of any and all work whether you’re in the office or on the go.  The Surface Pen allows for an easy way to mark notes and sign documents.  Now you don’t have to necessarily sacrifice anything when you decide you want to switch to a tablet because really you can go back and forth whenever you want.  Get your Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft for $799.

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