10 inch tablets may not fit in your pocket like 7 inch tablets but carrying them is not a cumbersome task. Buying a 10 inch tablet can be a good idea when all you want is larger viewing experience in gaming, watching movies and reading eBooks. Faster processor, improved screen resolution and larger storage capacity could be accommodated in 10 inch tablets. This article compares some of the top 10 inch tablets in the market right now.
The rankings for the top 10 inch tablets on our website are based on the ReviewGist Score – which combines ratings from expert reviewers from around the web to give you a single quality score from 1 to 100. Further, we narrowed down the selection to some of the latest 10 inch tablets which have been top rated by many authentic review sources around the web.
Sony Xperia Z is the lightest of all the 10 inch tablets listed by us, weighing just 17.46 oz.Xperia Z has TFT LCD screen with a resolution of 1200 x 1920 pixels. This tablet from Sony runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS and has a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor operating at a speed 1.5 GHz. The tablet incorporates 2GB RAM, storage capacities of 16GB/ 32GB and Wi Fi and Cellular connectivity. It owns dual cameras of 8.1 MP and 2.2 MP for capturing your best memories.
CNET critically says that Sony Xperia Z has a high asking price for its embedded 16GB of storage. By comparison, the Nexus 10 is faster and $100 cheaper. Google's tablet is still the large Android tablet of choice. TechRadar is impressed by this 10.1 inch tablet from Sony brings praises the highly glossy glass on the front made from toughened, scratch-resistant glass. According to PCMAG, the tablet is supremely thin and light, exceedingly fast, and has a sharp full-HD display.
Though the price is higher for 16GB as compared to Google Nexus 10 but you would definitely appreciate the gaming performance of Sony Xperia z which bags a ReviewGist Score of 99%.
The new 4th generation iPad differs from 3rd generation iPad with incorporation of faster dual-core A6X processor with quad-core graphics and a front camera of 1.2 MP for HD video recording. Apple iPad 4th generation has aluminum and glass body accommodating the most attractive feature, its 9.7 inch retina display with resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels providing you with sharp text and vivid color. iPad includes rear 5 MP camera known as iSight Camera, has Wi Fi alone and Wi Fi plus Cellular connectivity available in various prices for four storage variants of 16GB/ 32GB/ 64GB/ 128GB.
In views of CNET , the A6X speeds up the iPad back to levels you'd expect, and it handles Retina Display graphics even better. Moreover, it points out that the latest iPad adds several tweaks and improvements to secure its position at the top of the tablet heap. Reviews from TechRadar talk about the new Lightning connector on offer, which brings the smaller, faster port for all your needs. According to PCMAG, the front camera takes sharp 1.2-megapixel shots, even in low light. In very low light, images get quite noisy, but that's preferable to blurry.
Reading books, navigating through your memorable photos, watching your favorite movies and everyday browsing are real pleasure with IPS display of this new iPad. This 9.7 inch tablet having ReviewGist Score of 97% can be your best buy if you are looking for incredible performance, excellent battery life and over 375000 topmost apps for your entertainment.
Google Nexus 10 can boast about its screen resolution of 2560x1600 pixels, the highest among all of the four tablets shown in our top 10 inch tablets listing. Nexus 10 features dual-core 1.7 GHz Exynos from Samsung which is faster than those in other Android tablets. The tablet has 2GB RAM and available with storage capacities 16GB or 32GB. One new feature of gesture type would surely amaze you with the ease with which your finger sliding gets interpreted. Besides, its front facing 1.9 MP camera is pretty good for video calling.
As per CNET review, the Nexus 10 has a beautifully sharp screen. It's light, durable, and has the fastest processor of any Android tablet. Photo Sphere is an incredibly cool concept. Google's content ecosystem is only getting better. TechRadar appreciates that this 10.1 inch tablet comes with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of the box, and being a pure Google tablet it will be one of the first devices to get the next version of Android too, keeping it up to date and future-proofed for as long as possible. PCMAG states that, the Nexus 10 features the latest 5GHz, MIMO Wi-Fi 802.11n. Its wireless performance was considerably faster than the Google Nexus 7, but not as fast as the fourth-generation iPad.
Google Nexus 10 is a tablet with lightweight and durable design with one of the best screen technology viz. Super PLS (plane-to-line switching). With ReviewGist Score of 96%, Nexus 10 can be a good option if you want an Android tablet at an affordable rate.
Microsoft Surface Pro runs on Windows 8 Pro 64 bit edition OS. This 10.6 inch tablet embodies a dual-Core 1.7 GHz 3rd Generation Intel Core i5 processor. Large RAM size of 4GB and storage capacities of 64GB/128GB are the specifications which are unique about the tablet and make it pricey. Its 1920 x 1080 pixels IPS LCD screen is what renders the images to be crisp and sharp giving better view to the user. The tablet also supports Stylus which could be a valuable tool for artists and designers.
CNET finds the stylus technology to be different stating that writing and sketching felt natural, and the pen worked far more responsively than a capacitive iPad stylus. TechRadar considers it to be Microsoft's ARM tablet for everyone who likes or wants an iPad but needs to use Office and a keyboard. PCMAG talks about its RAM size of 4GB and SSD storage of 128GB 4GB which work together to give the Surface Pro ultrabook-level performance.
Though the tablet is quite heavy compared to the other three tablets, you would surely appreciate the interface and typing experience provided by this Windows tablet. Microsoft Surface Pro delivers laptop productivity achieving a ReviewGist Score of 92%.
The list of 10 inch tablets in this article were chosen in July 2013 and for the latest list of the best tablets at ReviewGist, check out the link here. We regularly update our tablet listing as per their arrival into the market from the manufacturers, and then we match these products to their expert reviews from around the web to give you the most updated list of the best tablets to buy.