Best Android Tablets for 2016

With 2016 now here users have a lot of great Android tablet options that were released last year and beyond. In fact, some even rival Apple’s popular iPad lineup, and we’re here to help buyers choose the right one. There are lot of choices in the world of Android, but only a few are really great. Google’s new Pixel C is one of the best in terms of a premium Android tablet, and we cover that and more below.

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We’ve gathered a list of some of the best Android tablets available today in an effort to help readers and prospective buyers choose not only the best tablet for them, but one that is at wallet friendly price and not a cheap piece of junk.

Read: Best Cheap Android Tablets

So what is the best Android tablet? That’s hard to say as everyone needs something different. There are great options like the Nexus 9 and Dell Venue 8 7000, or others that were released in late 2015 worth considering. Everything from the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 to the LG G Pad can be found below. These are some of the best Android tablets to buy right this moment.

Nexus 9 (left) vs Pixel C (right)

Nexus 9 (left) vs Pixel C (right)

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Prospective buyers that don’t want an iPad have a lot of options these days, especially in the Android tablet space considering anyone and everyone has released one or two. As a result we have some quality top-tier tablets like the Nexus 9 or Lenovo Yoga series, but also some awful Chinese knockoffs or RCA tablets that won’t be worth the cheap price tag.

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You may be looking for the best Android tablet money can buy, or something that is a great price/performance that won’t break the bank. There is something for everyone. With that in mind, you’ll want to check out our slide below detailing some of the best Android tablets available as of January 2016, a few details about each one, and a link to buy it right now.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4-inch

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4-inch

Samsung has a lot of tablets available these days, and two of the best are the Galaxy Tab S, and the newer Galaxy Tab S2. Those looking for the most premium Android tablet around will want to take a look at the Galaxy Tab S, as it now is cheaper than the S2 and a great middle ground. It's one sleek, thin, and durable tablet packing all the latest specs, and gives the iPad Air and Mini a run for their money. Not to mention could be better than the Nexus 9 for many.

Read: Galaxy Tab S 8.4-inch Review


Samsung offers an 8.4-inch and a 10,5-inch Galaxy Tab S, and the 8.4-inch size is perfect for most. These tablets have a stunning 2560 x 1440 beautiful SuperAMOLED displays, Samsung's Octa-core (8-core) processors with 3GB of RAM, 8 megapixel cameras on the back, and wrapped in a durable aluminum gold frame. You can add a micro-SD card for more storage, use the IR blaster to work the tablet as a TV remote, and do tons of other useful things. The Tab S lineup is one of the best Android tablets hands down.

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