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The best tablets in 2018: so you can choose the best investment for Christmas

Among the best tablets in 2018; Choose your perfect tablet to give yourself a good Christmas treat. Despite its constant decline in recent years, Tablets remain incredibly versatile devices which are great to have at home and anywhere. Browse the Internet, select a quick email, watch TV via iPlayer or Netflix, play games. Tablets are the devices for when you want to sit back and enjoy everything the Internet has to offer.

The best tablets in 2018

However, with hundreds of models in different shapes and sizes, not to mention different operating systems and prices, it can be difficult to know exactly where to start. That is why we have selected the best tablets in 2018.

  1. Apple iPad

You can’t go wrong with the classic iPad. The entry level model It is Apple’s cheapest current generation tablet and it is essentially the same device as its predecessor. The 2018 Apple iPad is equipped with Apple’s powerful A10 Fusion chip and is also compatible with Apple Pencil. It may sound pretty average compared to some of Apple’s more expensive options, but at its price no other tablet comes remotely close to matching the iPad for performance or style.

Key specifications

  • Processor: Apple A10 Fusion
  • Screen: 9.7in, 2,048 x 1,536
  • Storage: 32/128GB
  • Size: 240 x 169.5 x 7.5mm
  • Weight: 469g
  • Operating system: iOS 12
  1. Samsung Galaxy Book

Samsung Galaxy Book SM-W720 – Tablet (30.5 cm (12″), 2160 x 1440 pixels, 128 GB, 4 GB, Windows 10 Home, Black, Silver), – *

  • ‘sm-w720nzkbitv: 12 FHD + SuperAMOLED screen, China Intel Core i5 Full FHD touch screen 2160 x 1440 (+), photoc post 13 MP (AF) + 5 Mp, internal memory: 128 GB SSD, RAM: 4 GB, Wi -Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G + 5GHz
  • Bluetooth 4.1, USB Type-C, Windows 10 Home operating system, keyboard and new S Pen included in package, WEIGHT/SIZE, 754 g/291.3 x 199.8 x 7.4 mm, battery, Capacity: 5070 mAh, fast charging
  • Connectivity, USB 3.1 (C-Type), Bluetooth 4.1, vht80 MIMO, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, Wi-Fi Direct, 3.5 mm headphone jack, internal memory: 128 GB SSD, microSD support up to 256 GB, RAM 4 GB


If Windows is more your style, there is nothing better than the Galaxy Book from Samsung. With two models to choose from, Samsung’s Windows-powered tablet suits all budgets, although we recommend the 12-inch variant, with its Core i5 processor. Offering exceptional value for money, both variants come with a keyboard and a stylus.

The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 is on the way, so you may want to wait one or two weeks for us to review it before purchasing your new Samsung tablet; It is expected to surpass the original in every possible way.

Key specifications

  • Processor: Intel Core m3 dual-core
  • Screen: 10.6in, 1,920 x 1,280
  • Storage: 64GB
  • Size: 179.1 x 8.9 x 261.2mm
  • Weight: 0.65kg
  • Operating system: Windows 10
  1. Amazon Fire HD 8 2018

Fire HD 8 Tablet | 8-inch HD display, 16 GB, black, With advertising (8th generation – 2018 model)*

  • Tablet with up to 10 hours of battery life, a spectacular 8-inch HD screen, a 1.3 GHz Quad-Core processor, 1.5 GB of RAM and sound with Dolby Audio technology.
  • 16 or 32 GB internal storage and microSD slot for up to 512 GB of additional space.
  • Download videos with a Prime subscription or Netflix account at no additional cost.


Money a little tight? Then the new Amazon’s Fire HD 8 is the tablet for you! It is an 8-inch tablet with a price far from the latest devices from Apple and Microsoft. It’s not the prettiest, and it certainly doesn’t perform as well as the others on this list, but for a fraction of the price, you can’t do better.

Key specifications

  • Processor: Quad-core MediaTek MT8163
  • Screen: 8in, 1,280 x 800
  • Storage: 16GB
  • Size: 214 x 128 x 9.7mm
  • Weight: 363g
  • Android operating system
  1. Samsung Galaxy Tab S4:

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 – 10.5″ WQXGA Tablet (Wi-Fi, Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Processor, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal memory, Android 8.1 Oreo); Black + S Pen included *

  • 10.5″ sAMOLED infinity display with 2560 x 1600 resolution (WQXGA)
  • S Pen with 0.7 mm tip offers more precise and natural writing. Air Command function to translate words and phrases
  • Screen-Off Memo that allows you to jot down quick notes with the screen off


It may be quite expensive, but Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S4 It is the definitive Android tablet. Sure, its Android rivals aren’t as plentiful as they once were, but that doesn’t detract from the Tab S4’s brilliance. It is light, powerful, equipped with a 2,560 x 1,600 resolution screen and there is an S-Pen in the box. Additionally, it gives a passable impression of a full-fledged laptop with DeX mode. What’s not to like?

Key specifications

  • Processor: Quad-core Snapdragon 835
  • Screen: 10.5in, 2,560 x 1,600
  • Storage: 64GB
  • Size: 249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1mm
  • Weight: 482g
  • Operating system: Android 8.0

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