Best Android alternatives to iPad

The tablets’ market has been following the uptrend from past some time and is expected to replace the computers from home. Though prediction may go wrong, but the current growth rate may send this prediction into the clouds of reality. The wreath for the tremendous growth of the tablets field goes to Android tablets. Oh! Don’t argue please! I also know that iPad is the best and everyone wishes to own the same. But mind the word ‘Everyone’. Any particular thing can’t impress all. It will get opponents as well. Same is the case with iPad.

So you are also one of them who don’t like iPad? Well, if the answer is Yes, then you can opt for many good Android alternatives to Apple iPad. Here is the list of best.

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1. Google Nexus 7

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Google Nexus 7 [Image source: PC Advisor]

This ‘Asus’ made ‘Google’ tagged tablet buzz the tablet market and attracted a huge audience with its low price range. The trend in its popularity is still the same, and that’s why this tablet is shining on the first spot in this list of best Android alternatives to iPad. 7  inches LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 16/32 GB storage, 1GB RAM, Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) and Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 are some best features of this tablet. You can connect this tablet with other devices and Internet wirelessly via Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth. The only drawback of this tablet is that it does not come with SIM card facility. But yes, with top-notch features and low price tag, this one is the best Android alternative to iPad, unquestionably.

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2. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 [Image source: TechRadar]

Samsung availing its spot in this list with its Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 which has received tremendous response from the customers so far. This Android tablet is good for those who are looking for well-featured tablet with big screen as it comes with 0.1 inches PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen. The tablet is available in three memory variants of 16, 32 and 64GB. The processor is Dual-core 1GHz Cortex-A9 and OS is Android 3.0 Honeycomb. You can upgrade the OS to Ice Cream Sandwich version. 3.15MP Primary Camera and 2MP Secondary Camera are more than enough to complete the desires of photography enthusiasts. Non-removable Li-Po 7000 mAh battery is rated to offer a talk time of up to 9 hours.

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3. Kindle Fire HD

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Kindle Fire HD [Image source: Engadget]

Online shopping giant Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD comes with good outer look and internal features. Not only the iPad, has it competed well with Google Nexus 7 as well. This one has got 7 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and comes in the memory variants of 16 and 32GB. The operating system is Android OS, v4.0 (customized) and processor is Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, USB and Bluetooth enhances it connectivity capabilities. 1.3MP camera may not be enough for many, but is good to have video calls with your friends over the Internet.

Apple iPad’s popularity is still untouched, but it is a bitter truth that people with low-budget can’t afford this incredible tablet. Nothing to worry as these Android tablets of iPad will let you enjoy the same features that you always wished for, and that also, at price that you can afford.

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About the Author: Guest post by Amit Shaw, a young entrepreneur from India. He is also a Twitter addict and founder of iTechCode, an authority blog sharing blogging tips and tech updates such as: best eBook reader for Windows 8 and social media articles.


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