Best 10 Tablets for 2014 – Features and Price

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Best 10 Upcoming Tablets in 2014 – Features and Price

The next year, 2014 will be the best year for the tablet industry. Various study reports from many parts of world says that tablet will soon become the dominant computing device in world than PC or Laptops. The giant apple was still on the first position during 2013. Samsung is continuing the battle and on second position. Other market leader in India is Datawind - British manufacturer shipped about 1 million of models, Even though there is lot of customer issues currently going on, the company plans to start selling in the U.K. too in the next coming months of 2014. In this article you can find the latest and upcoming best models of tablets from famous companies. The price and specifications of each one attached as much truly as possible after our hard search.

List of Best 10 upcoming Tablets of 2014

  • Nokia Lumia 2020 8.3-inch Tablet
  • LG 10 Inch FHD Snapdragon 800 Tablet
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)
  • Asus ME175CG DS Dual SIM Tablet
  • Asus Nexus 7 (2014) tablet
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite
  • Apple iPad Mini with Retina Display
  • Apple iPad Air
  • Asus Transformer Pad TF701T
  • Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T

Asus Transformer Pad TF701TAsus Transformer Pad TF701T Powered by the Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS. It comes with the 10.1 Inches capacitive touch screen and powered by 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A15 Processor. It carries 2GB RAM. The camera fiitted is a 5MP rear and 1.2MP front camera. The camera Features are Digital zoom, Video calling, Face detection, HDR and also 1080p@30fps video recording. For storage purpose 32/64 GB Internal storage variants available. Also provision for Expandable up to 64GB via microSD card, Optional mobile dock with standard QWERTY keyboard, Trackpad (USB v3.0 connectivity). There is No SIM, Network via Wi-Fi and 3G dongles. Power supply to this tab via 31 Wh Li-Po battery. In terms of measurement 0.35 x 7.12 x 0.35 inches dimensions.

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T Features

  • Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS
  • 10.1 Inches capacitive touch screen
  • 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A15 Processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 5MP rear and 1.2MP front camera
  • Features: Digital zoom, Video calling, Face detection, HDR
  • 1080p@30fps video recording
  • 32/64 GB Internal storage variants
  • Expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
  • Optional mobile dock with standard QWERTY keyboard
  • Trackpad (USB v3.0 connectivity)
  • No SIM, Network via Wi-Fi and 3G dongles
  • 31 Wh Li-Po battery
  • 0.35 x 7.12 x 0.35 inches dimensions

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T Expected Price in India: Rs. 24872 - 31106/-


Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 powered by the Android OS, v4.x (Jelly Bean – customized) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset. The tab comes with 8.9 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display. The efficient Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 processor supports this tab. For storage purpose it have 16/32/64 GB internal memory and 2 GB RAM. There Micro-SIM supports 2G/3G/4G for connectivity. Camera fitted in this 8 MP primary camera with Camera features: 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash. There is another 720p secondary camera too. It measures 231 x 158 x 7.8 mm (9.09 x 6.22 x 0.31 in) dimensions. Powered by Non-removable Li-Ion battery offers upto 12 hours talk time.

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Features

  • Android OS, v4.x (Jelly Bean – customized)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset
  • 8.9 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 processor
  • 16/32/64 GB internal memory
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Micro-SIM supports 2G/3G/4G
  • 8 MP primary camera
  • Camera features: 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
  • 720p secondary camera
  • 231 x 158 x 7.8 mm (9.09 x 6.22 x 0.31 in) dimensions
  • Non-removable Li-Ion battery offers upto 12 hours talk time

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Price in India: Rs. 10,999/-


Apple iPad Air

Apple iPad AirApple iPad Air packed with the iOS 7.0.4 OS and features 9.7 inches LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen. The display have special Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating. There is a Nano-SIM for connectivity. The 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels primary camera Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR. There is another 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps secondary camera. For memory 16/32/64/128 GB storage. The other features of tablet includes 1 GB RAM DDR3, Apple A7 chipset, Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based) CPU, Non-removable Li-Po 8,820 battery (32.4 Wh) Battery, Up to 10 h (multimedia) time. In terms of dimensions it measures 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 in).

Apple iPad Air Features

  • iOS 7.0.4 OS
  •  9.7 inches LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
  • Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
  • Nano-SIM
  • 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels primary camera
  • Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR
  • 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps secondary camera
  • 16/32/64/128 GB storage
  • 1 GB RAM DDR3
  • Apple A7 chipset
  • Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based) CPU
  • Non-removable Li-Po 8,820 battery (32.4 Wh) Battery
  • Up to 10 h (multimedia) time
  • 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 in) dimensions

Apple iPad Air Price in India

  • Rs 35,900 -  Rs 56,900 (Wi-Fi only)
  • Rs 44,900 -  Rs 65,900  (Wi-Fi + Cellular)


Apple iPad Mini with Retina Display

Apple iPad Mini with Retina DisplayApple iPad Mini with Retina Display comes with iOS 7 OS. For storage you can choose from 16GB/32GB/64GB/128GB variants. Retina display tablet have a 7.9-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology. The main features  includes Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor, FaceTime HD Camera with 1.2MP photos, 1080p HD video recording, iSight Camera with 5MP photos. There is a Built-in 23.8-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery powers this tablet.

Apple iPad Mini with Retina Display Features

  • iOS 7 OS
  • 16GB/32GB/64GB/128GB variants
  • Retina display
  • 7.9-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048-by-1536 resolution at 326 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor
  • FaceTime HD Camera with 1.2MP photos
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • iSight Camera with 5MP photos
  • Built-in 23.8-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • 10 hours of surfing the web
  • 0.73 pound (331 g) weight
  • 7.87 inches (200 mm) x 5.3 inches (134.7 mm) x 0.29 inch (7.5 mm) dimensions

Apple iPad Mini with Retina Display Price in India

  • Rs 28,900 -  Rs 49,900  (Wi-Fi only)
  • Rs 37,900 -   Rs 58,900 (Wi-Fi + Cellular)

Nokia Lumia 2020 8.3-inch Tablet

Nokia Lumia 2020 8.3-inch TabletNokia also joins the war of tablets in 2014 by launching the Nokia Lumia 2020 8.3-inch Tablet. The tablet will be powered by the Quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor and 1920×1080 pixels IPS-LCD display. Rumors spreading in web suggest that it will be a Smaller version of the Lumia 2520. The internal code name of this tab is Internal code name: RX-115. The tab will be a suggestive of Windows tablet with 8.3-inch display. Another attractive feature of this cool tab is that Stellar peak brightness, stylus support and Nano SIM card module connectivity.

Nokia Lumia 2020 8.3-inch Tablet Features

  • Smaller version of the Lumia 2520
  • Windows tablet with 8.3-inch display
  • Internal code name: RX-115
  • Quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor
  • 1920×1080 pixels IPS-LCD display
  • Stellar peak brightness & stylus support
  • Nano SIM card module connectivity

Nokia Lumia 2020 8.3-inch Tablet Price in India: Rs.  9,423/-


LG 10 Inch FHD Snapdragon 800 Tablet

LG 10 Inch FHD Snapdragon 800 TabletLG 10 Inch FHD Snapdragon 800 Tablet is another giant going to hit in in the Indian market dung 2014. The tablet from Lg will be Powered by the Quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor. The latest version of android OS probably Kitkat v4.4 will be used. A giant 10 inch display size is the attracting feature. The tablet will have Full HD resolution (1920 x 1200) and 2GB of RAM. It will support the SIM card too for calling facility (Cellular connection). It will have many features in resemblance with the LG G Pad 8.3. 

LG 10 Inch FHD Snapdragon 800 Tablet Features

  • Powered by Quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor
  • Full HD resolution (1920 x 1200)
  • 10 inch display size
  • 2GB of RAM
  • Latest version of Android OS
  • Cellular connection

Expected Price In India: Rs. N/A


Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)2014 Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet coming to India with powerful Android v4.3 (JB) operating system (up gradable).  It features 10.1” 2560×1600(WQXGA) TFT display, 3GB RAM. You have options for 16/32/64GB Internal memory Variants. The tab have External memory capacity via microSD up to 64GB. For imgae and video capturing it dupports 8MP Primary camera with LED Flash and another 2MP secondary camera Full HD. Powering this tablet is a 8,220mAh Battery. It measures 171.4 x 243.1 x 7.9mm in dimensions and 547g weight.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) Features

  • Android v4.3 (JB) operating system (up gradable)
  • 10.1” 2560×1600(WQXGA) TFT display
  • 3GB RAM
  • 2G, 3G connectivity
  • 1.9GHz Quad Core + 1.3GHz Quad Core processor
  • 16/32/64GB Internal memory Variants
  • External memory capacity via microSD up to 64GB
  • 8MP Primary camera with LED Flash
  • 2MP secondary camera Full HD
  • 8,220mAh Battery offers Up to 49 hours talktime

Expected Price In India: Rs. 49,990/-


Asus ME175CG DS Dual SIM Tablet

Asus ME175CG DS Dual SIM Tablet Asus ME175CG DS Dual SIM Tablet is another hot launch expecting in 2014. After the best selling Google Nexus 7 this tablet will going to hit the market soon. The tablet will support Dual SIM option. This mid-ranged tablet with dual SIM features a have a 7-inch display. For storage purpose it will be packed with 8GB of internal storage and have 1GB/2GB RAM. The features will be some what similar to the 7-inch MemoPad tablet.

Asus ME175CG DS Dual SIM Tablet Features

  •  Dual SIM option
  • 7-inch display
  • 1GB/2GB RAM
  • 8GB of internal storage

Expected Price in India: Rs. 15,000/-


Asus Nexus 7 (2014) tablet

Asus Nexus 7 (2014) tabletAsus Nexus 7 (2014) tablet is coming soon to India. This 2014 version will be the third generation Nexus 7 tablet. Currently the Nexus 7 (2013) 32GB 3G LTE tablet priced Rs. 25999/- in Indian market. So the price tag of 2014 version will be higher than this one. The first two generations of Nexus 7 tablet totally changed the brand value of the company. The ASUS also have plans to introduce more tablets and newer Chromebooks in 2014. Specifications of the tablet not yet revealed. LG G Pad 8.3 will be the most powerful rival to this tablet after launch.

Expected price Price in India: Rs. 14,000 to Rs. 15,000/-


Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 LiteSamsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite is expected to launch in India during 2014 January. This stripped-back version of Galaxy Tab 3 will features  7-inch 1024 x 600 low resolution display and powered by 1.2 GHz dual core Cortex A9 processor. It will runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS with support from 1GB of RAM. For storage 8 GB internal storage. For photographic purpose you have a 3 MP sensor camera too. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite may launch along with the  Galaxy Note 3 Lite. Since it will be  a  low-end tablet for the budget-conscious people no hope for high-end specifications.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite Features

  • 7-inch 1024 x 600 low resolution display
  • 1.2 GHz dual core Cortex A9 processor
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 8 GB internal storage
  • 3 MP sensor camera

Expected price Price in India: Rs. 8,400/-

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