If you’re in the hunt for a brand new tablet this month, you’re going to find yourself sifting through a number of devices. We want to help narrow those options for you and here, we take a look at the slates we consider the five best tablets money can buy this month.
As we push deeper into the year, we’re starting to hear about new tablets that companies may or may not have planned for later this year. The tablet rumor mill is dominated by the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, Kindle Fire HDX 2, and the Nexus 8, Google’s rumored successor for the Nexus 7 that’s expected to touch down alongside the Android L update later this year.
The rumor mill is spinning but tablets like the Nexus 8, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 aren’t going to be out on shelves today or tomorrow. At best, we should see these tablets arrive in the fall ahead of the holidays and ahead of Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year.
Those in the hunt will have to settle with what’s on the market right now. And fortunately, there are a number of tablet options to choose from though as you’ll soon find out, there are some tablets that are better than the rest.
We are constantly bombarded with questions about which tablet to buy. In particular, we’re constantly asked about the tablets consumers should weigh against one another. There are a number of different devices that we could recommend, the tablet market is full of solid choices, but we want to narrow things down a bit and take a look at what we consider to be the top five.
These slates represent the devices that we’d recommend to friends and family. And while our list may differ from yours, these are the devices that Gotta Be Mobile editors have selected for recognition this month. We feel like the devices listed here deliver the best, all-around package for this month and this month alone.
Here are the five best tablets for August, 2014.