Although throughout the year we can see how some manufacturers present their devices, if there are two relevant dates, one is the Mobile World Congress and another is the IFA, which is being held these days.
This leads us to start wondering which are the devices that have succeeded the most or are called to succeed in their sector. Thus, we have already talked about the battle for the best Android of 2014.
Now it's time to talk about the tablets, but we are going to focus on tablets under 10 inches, in which we have called light tablets.
Who will win the title of best Android light tablet of 2014?
It is true that there are still companies that can have something to say about it, and announce a model that is truly Top in the lists, but we can start with comparisons of the most striking devices hitherto known or filtered.
And the best way to do this is to compete technical specifications of current models, all of them in the same table for easy comparison (we can scroll horizontally through it).
Comparison: Best Android Light Tablet of 2014
|screen||8.00“, 1920 x 1200 (FullHD)||8.00“, 1080 x 1920 (FullHD)||8.00 '', 1200 x 1920||8.40“, 1600 x 2560||7.00“, 1200 x 1920||8.90“, 1440 x 2048||8.00 '', 1200 x 1920||8.00 '', 800 x 1280||8.00 '', 1200 x 1920||7.9“, 1536 x 2048||7.00“, 540 x 960||7.00“, 800 x 1280||8.00 '', 800 x 1280|
|Panel type||IPS LCD||IPS LCD||IPS LCD||Super AMOLED||IPS LCD||IPS LCD||IPS LCD||TFT||IPS LCD||TFT||IPS LCD||IPS LCD|
|Processor||Intel Atom Z3745 at 1.86GHz||Snapdragon 801 Quad core 2.5GHz||Intel Atom ZZ3745 QuadCore 1.86 GHz||Exynos 5 Octa 5420, 8-core 1900MHz||Hisilicon Kirin 910 Quad core 1600 MHz||NVIDIA Tegra K1 Dual core 2500MHz||NVIDIA Tegra K1 Quad core 2200MHz||Snapdragon 400 Quad core 1200MHz||Intel Atom Z3580 Quad core 2300MHz||Nvidia Tegra K1 Quad core 2200MHz||Mediatek Dual core 1200MHz||Intel Atom Z2560 Dual core 1600MHz||Snapdragon 400 8226 Quad core 1200MHz|
|Storage||16 GB||16 GB||16 GB||32GB||16 GB||16 / 32GB||32GB||16 GB||32GB||16 GB||4GB||8GB||16 GB|
|micro SD||S||S||Do not||S||S||Do not||S||S||Do not||S||S||S||S|
|Cameras||8 MP – 1.6 MP||8.1 MP – 2.2 MP||8 MP – 1.6 MP||8 MP – 2.1 MP||13 MP – 5 MP||8 MP – 3 MP||5 MP – 5 MP||3.1 MP – 1.2 MP||5MP – 1.2 MP||8 MP – 5 MP||0.3 MP – 0.3 MP||5 MP – 0.3 MP||5 MP – 1.3 MP|
|Battery||up to 15 hours||4500mAh||4290mAh||4900mAh||5000mAh||–||7350mAh||4450mAh||3950mAh||6700mAh||2840mAh||3700mAh||4200mAh|
|Size (mm)||148.9 x 210 x 2.7 7.0||213.4 x 123.6 x 6.4||209.8 x 123.8 x 7.9||212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6||183.5 x 103.9 x 7.18||226.3 x 151.9 x 7.9||223.5 x 127 x 9.1||126.2 x 213.1 x 9.75||213 x 123 x 7.45||202.1 x 135.4 x 8.5||192 x 110 x 9.95||198 x 119 x 8.9||210.8 x 124.2 x 9.9|
|Android||4.4||4.4. + Cloak||4.4||4.4.2 + Samsung TouchWiz UI||4.2.2 + Emotion 2.0 IU||–||4.4||4.4 + Samsung TouchWiz UI||4.4 + Layer||4.4||4.4.2||4.2.2||4.4.2|
|Water / Dust Resistance||Do not||S, IP68||Do not||Do not||Do not||Do not||Do not||S, IP 56||Do not||Do not||Do not||Do not||Do not|
As we can see, there are many tablets that we already know and have a lot of information on The Free Android. We have from those of Chinese origin such as MediaPad or MiPad to the not yet presented HTC Volantis, through the powerful Shield Tablet or the extremely light Z3 Tablet Compact. Each bet bets on a specific characteristic.
It is true that in the tablet market, the one we decide for one or the other will be question of tastes and details: There will be those who prefer 7 inches to 8, or who values the weight of the device.
We have reviewed the specifications of all of them. The question is, if you had to choose you, Which one would you choose?