Tablets seems to have come of age. Apple iPad Mini, iPad 4, Google Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 are among the best tabs for playing games
Gaming is one major function of a tablet PC. All high-end tablets of the day come with better CPUs, RAMs and graphical processing units for good gaming experience. Here we check out the best six tablets for games. In fact, most of the top-notch tablets do have the capability for better gaming. Let us see the hottest tablets for gaming here.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
This is the larger version of Samsung’s succefful phablet Galaxy Note. Well, it is now one of the best Android tablets we have. Powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 processor, 2GB of RAM and Mali-400MP graphical processor, the 10.1-inch tablet is nice for gaming. You can run all advanced titles in the device and enjoy seamless gaming experience with the gadget.
Google Nexus 7
Are you looking for a highly portable 7-inch tablet for gaming? Then, Google’s Asus-built Nexus 7 is a good candidate. Apart from the rest of the small screen tablets, Nexus 7 is different with Nvidia Tegra 3 quad core processor (1.2GHz Cortex-A9), ULP GeForce graphics card and 1GB RAM. The device also has the most recent Android update – version 4.2 Jelly Bean – and good internal memory options; 16GB and 32GB. It is up for affordable prices that start at $199.
Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700
Asus has always been a maker of brilliant tablets. The Pad Infinity is a larger 10.1-inch Android powerhouse that touts a dual core Qualcomm MSM8260A Snapdragon that is clocked at 1.5GHz. The device also has Adreno 225 graphical processing unit and 1GB of RAM. Its display is nice for gaming as it is an IPS+ LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels at 224-ppi. The tablet comes for just $450.
Apple iPad Mini
Needless to say, Apple’s latest smaller iPad iteration, the iPad Mini is a great machine for gamers. Sporting a 7.9-inch display, the tiny iPad is powered by an Apple A5 chipset inside a dual core 1GHz Cortex-A9 CPU and a PowerVR SGX543MP2 graphical processor, plus 512MB RAM. It is up with an LED-backlit IPS LCD touchscreen that packs a resolution of 768 x 1024 pixels at 162-ppi. Being major downsizes, the tablet misses typical Retina display and better RAM. To top it all, the tablet comes for a big price that starts at $320.
Apple iPad 4
Well, along with iPad Mini, Apple has also upgraded its premium iPad line. The fresh model dubbed the new iPad (iPad 4) is also a superb product for hardcore gamers. Different from iPad Mini, the new iPad sports a Retina display (1536 x 2048 pixels at 264-ppi) and a new Apple A6X-based dual core processor, PowerVR SGX554MP4 and 1GB of RAM. It is priced as equal as its predecessor, i.e. starting with $499.
Google Nexus 10
Besides the small Nexus 7, Google has also added a 10-inch Nexus 10 to its line of Android products thanks to Samsung. The South Korean tech maker has developed the machines with premium features and the new Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. What is most astonishing with Nexus 10 is its mind-blowing high resolution display (2560 x 1600 pixels at 299-ppi), which makes the tablet better than the Retina-featured iPad. The tablet mounts a 1.7GHz dual core Exynos 5250 processor, 2GB of RAM and Mali-T604 graphical processing unit for great gaming experience.
The gaming industry is largely coming to tablets now. All leading game developers are producing special editions of their key titles for tablets. Apart from regular tablets, we are also to get some game-centric tabs soon. As per reports, Microsoft, after the launch of its Surface RT and Pro tablets, will be coming with such a machine to battle Google’s Nexus 7 and Apple iPad Mini. To be named Xbox Surface, the Microsoft gaming tablet is to be a 7-inch tablet with special gaming capabilities.