Top 12 tablets you should consider buying right now

Venue 8 7000 Series Tablet on Couch
1. Microsoft Surface 3


This is a tablet hybrid that’s equally well suited as a laptopn replacement. It’s thin ad light and also runs full Windows instead of the watered down RT. You would be amazed that this little machine has a 1080p display and pressure sensitive pen input. Also, keep in mind that even with the max 4GB of RAM the performance can be a bit poky, so don’t expect this to run like a higher-end Ultrabook. It is priced at RM2,249 in Malaysia
Price: about RM2,249
2. Dell venue 8 7000 (7840)

Dell Venue 8 7000 Series (Model 7840, codename Blackburn) Android tablet computer resting on a cushioned sofa in the sunshine, with a Dell AD211 Bluetooth portable speaker (Daft Punk), Dell Active Stylus, and a teal blue pocket book and papers.

This latest Android tablet won a Best of CES Award in the mobile. It has a slim figure at 6mm thick and also a stunning 2,560 x 1,600 OLED display. The Dell Venue 8 7000 also is energy efficient so the screen is easy on the battery which can last up to 12 hours of video playback. This is also the first tablet with Intel’s RealSense 3D camera setup, which lets you adjust the focus after you’ve taken a shot. The cameras capture all that depth information, you can also apply effects to select portions of the photo. It is priced at RM1,750 in Malaysia
Price: about RM1,750
3. Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

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The Z3 Tablet Compact is thin, fast and even waterproof, with a vibrant screen and great battery life, to boot. It is priced at RM1,800 in Malaysia.
Price: about RM1,800
4. Acer Iconia W4


If you looking for something which is well rounded Windows tablet (including portability), the Acer Iconia W4 would be just right for you. It may bot offer a high resolution screen but there’s an HDMI output and its battery life is respectable compared to others in the same category. It is priced at RM999 in Malaysia
Price: about RM999
5. Apple iPad Air 2


Tt’s slimmer than it’s predecessor and notably faster too thanks to its new A8X chip. The battery lifespan in this model is slightly shorter  this time but it is still one of the best tablets that you can buy right now. It is priced about RM1,700 to RM2,900 in Malaysia.
Price: about RM1,700 to RM2,900 
6. ASUS MeMO Pad 7


If you are looking for a cheaper alternative for a tablet, you should consider the MeMO Pad 7. It builds on the success of last year’s HD 7 model, but packs in an improved Atom processor, refined software and a better front-facing camera. It is priced about RM400 to RM700 in Malaysia.
Price: about RM 400 to RM700
7. ASUS Transformer Book T100


If you looking a PC experience but a slimmer version, then the ASUS Transformer Book T100 would be an ideal choice for you. The T100 gives you a quad-core Atom processor, desktop Windows apps and a bundled keyboard dock in a netbook-like package. It may not be a leader in performance, but it’s got stamina: This tablet can manage around 11 hours on a charge. It is priced about at RM1,299 in Malaysia
Price: about RM1,299
8. Amazon Fire HD 6


The result is the Fire HD 6: a durable tablet featuring long battery life, useful parental controls and a sharp 1,280 x 800 screen. It’s not perfect — it’s a tad heavy for a 6-inch device — but at $99 it’s one of the best budget options out there.
9. Microsoft Surface Pro 3


Even with its larger 12-inch display, it’s thinner and lighter than before. And with the same guts as your typical Ultrabook, it’s capable of getting some real work done. Using the stylus is quick and easy, too. Bad news is that it does not come cheap as it is priced at RM2,729 in Malaysia
Price: about RM2,729
10. Nvidia Shield Tablet


If you are looking something for gaming, then the NVIDIA’s Shield Tablet should be under your consideration. The Tegra K1 processor inside makes it one of the best Android devices for gaming, and with NVIDIA’s GameStream tech, you can pipe in PC games from any GTX-equipped computer even over LTE. The downside is that you need to spend extra on a controller to get the full experience. The controller is priced at $60 (RM190). It’s starting price is from RM950 in Malaysia.
Price: Starting from RM950 (without the controller). Controller is priced at RM190
11. Samsung Galaxy Tab S


It has a bit less processing power on board but its display is one of the best and brightest around making it perfect for media consumption. Everything is pretty awesome as it is easy to hold and it also have a pretty awesome battery lifespan. The line includes both 8-inch and 10.5-inch models, so if you’re looking to do more multitasking than movies, the extra real estate could come in handy. It’s price from RM1,400 in Malaysia (8 inch)
Price: about RM1,400
12. Apple iPad mini 2


The internals and Retina display are essentially the same, so unless that fingerprint sensor is worth an extra $100 to you, we recommend sticking with the mini 2 for now. It is price starting from RM1,030 in Malaysia
Price: about RM1,030

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