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Popular Tablets To Gift This Holiday Season

Tablet Computer Holiday Gift Ideas
With so many tablets to choose from, it's hard to figure out the best one to gift during the Holidays. Explore our favorite tablet devices this Christmas.

It wasn’t too long ago that the laptop computer was the hit among tech enthusiasts. The mobility of the laptop allowed users to stay mobile, work remotely, and offer many advantages over the desktop computer. As with most tech products, the innovations in the tech industry lead to smaller mobile devices that offer the same functionality as their more bulky counterparts, which led to the creation of tablet devices.

The lite weight device allows the user the flexibility to use in their bed or on the couch. The functionality of tablet computer offers features similar to, if not equal to, those of a laptop computer. The screen resolutions, storage capacity, and photo/video cameras are constantly being improved upon, making the tablet a must-have device.

Students can use it while studying or in a classroom setting. Kids can use it to play games or use it for interactive learning purposes. Parents can use it to video chat with relatives, watch TV shows and movies, and browse the world wide web.

The usefulness of tablet devices continue to expand making it a household tech necessity. With this in mind, the tablet computer is one of the most popular tech and electronics devices listed on most Holiday wish lists. The competition among brands has created a huge offering of tablet devices.

Tablet computers can be relatively inexpensive for the smaller-known brands, while still offering many of the same features of their name brand counterparts, which makes the tablet computer a perfect Christmas gift for friends and family. To get you inspired to shop for tablet computers, we offer some Holiday shopping tablet computer gift ideas featuring the best selling tablets and most wished for tablet devices in 2015.

Tablet Computers Holiday Gift Ideas

  • Apple
    Apple iPad mini 2 16GB Wi-Fi + Verizon Refurbished: 7.9" Retina displayA7 chip with M7 motion co-processoriPad mini 2 with retina display features built-in Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n) with MIMO supportUp to 10 hours of battery life (battery life varies by use and configuration, see www. apple.com/batteries for more information) 5MP iSight camera with 1080p HD video recordingFaceTime HD cameraiPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers and Keynote apps includedOver 475,000 apps on the App Store (refers to the total number worldwide, not all content is available in all countries) iOS 7 and iCloudCellular data service on Wi-Fi + cellular models (sold separately) This refurbished iPad mini 2 is available in space gray or silver
    $349.99  from Walmart US
  • Apple
    Apple iPad Air 2 16GB Wi-Fi: iPad Air 2 (gold) features a crystal-clear 9.7" Retina display (diagonal) Touch ID fingerprint sensorA8X chip8MP iSight cameraFaceTime HD camera802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMOApple iPad Air Tablet supports up to 10 hours of battery life1Legal1Battery life varies by use and configuration. See www. apple.com/batteries for more information.
    $305.00  from Walmart US
  • SIERRA ACCESSORIES
    Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet - Our Largest Display, Designed For Entertainment Our largest display on our thinnest Amazon Fire Tablet yet--with beautiful widescreen 10.1 in. HD display, fast quad-core processor up to 1.5GHz, rear-facing 5 MP camera and front-facing HD camera, and up to 128 GB of expandable storage via microSD. All-new Fire OS 5 designed for quick access to your apps and content plus personalized recommendations that make it easy to discover what to do next. Take selfies and more with the rear-facing 5 MP camera and front-facing HD camera. Color: Black.
    $229.99  from Kmart
  • RCA
    RCA Voyager Pro with WiFi 7" Touchscreen Tablet PC: Technical Specifications:1.3GHz Quad-Core processor1GB DDR of system memory7.0" touchscreen, 1024 x 600 resolutionBuilt-in WiFi and Bluetooth v4.0Additional Features: Front 1MP webcammicroUSB 2.0 port, headphone jack, microphone jack16GB onboard storage memory, additional memory via microSD card slotRechargeable lithium-ion batteryWeighs 0.61 lbs; 7.3" x 0.5" x 4.5" dimensionsSoftware and Applications: Android 5.0 OS (Lollipop) Media Formats: popular media formatsWhat's in the Box: Tablet, battery, keyboard, case and AC adapterWhat's a Tablet PC'Tablet PCs are compact, ultra-portable entertainment devices that let you read email, surf the Internet, read eBooks, view photos, play games, listen to music and watch video files. Most tablets are based on a smaller operating system, which allows you to purchase and download additional applications from supported stores. Tablet PCs do not have a CD/DVD drive and will not run Microsoft Windows or its applications. Tablet PCs function as a secondary device for casual entertainment purposes, and are not meant to replace a computer. They are ideal for use around the home and on the go with WiFi or 3-4G mobile broadband connections (pay as you go, contract may be required for service) .
    $49.98  from Walmart US
  • Nextbook
    Nextbook Flexx with WiFi 8.9" Touchscreen Tablet PC: Technical Specifications:1.83GHz Intel Atom Z3735G Quad-Core processor1GB DDR3L of system memory8.9" touchscreen, 1280 x 800 resolution, POGO keyboardBuilt-in WiFi and Bluetooth v4.0Additional Features: Back 0.3MP webcam and front 2MP webcamUSB 2.0 port, microUSB 2.0 port, microHDMI port32GB onboard storage memory, additional memory via microSD card slotG-sensorRechargeable lithium-ion batterySoftware and Applications: Windows 10 OSOffice MobileMedia Formats: popular media formatsWhat's in the Box: Tablet, battery and AC adapterWhat's a Tablet PC'Tablet PCs are compact, ultra-portable entertainment devices that let you read email, surf the Internet, read eBooks, view photos, play games, listen to music and watch video files. Most tablets are based on a smaller operating system, which allows you to purchase and download additional applications from supported stores. Tablet PCs do not have a CD/DVD drive and will not run Microsoft Windows or its applications. Tablet PCs function as a secondary device for casual entertainment purposes, and are not meant to replace a computer. They are ideal for use around the home and on the go with WiFi or 3-4G mobile broadband connections (pay as you go, contract may be required for service) .
    $97.77  from Walmart US
  • Nextbook
    Nextbook Flexx 10 with WiFi 10.1" Touchscreen Tablet PC: Technical Specifications:1.83GHz Intel Atom Z3735F processor2GB DDR3L of system memory10.1" touchscreen, 1280 x 800 resolution, POGO keyboardBuilt-in WiFi and Bluetooth v4.0Additional Features: Back 2MP webcam and front 2MP webcammicroUSB 2.0 port, microHDMI port32GB onboard storage memory, additional memory via microSD card slotG-sensorRechargeable lithium-ion batterySoftware and Applications: Windows 10 OSMedia Formats: popular media formatsWhat's in the Box: Tablet, battery and AC adapterWhat's a Tablet PC'Tablet PCs are compact, ultra-portable entertainment devices that let you read email, surf the Internet, read eBooks, view photos, play games, listen to music and watch video files. Most tablets are based on a smaller operating system, which allows you to purchase and download additional applications from supported stores. Tablet PCs do not have a CD/DVD drive and will not run Microsoft Windows or its applications. Tablet PCs function as a secondary device for casual entertainment purposes, and are not meant to replace a computer. They are ideal for use around the home and on the go with WiFi or 3-4G mobile broadband connections (pay as you go, contract may be required for service) .
    $139.98  from Walmart US
  • Microsoft
    Microsoft Surface Pro 4 12.3 Intel Core i5 Dual Core 128GB Tablet
    $999.99  from PC Richard & Son
  • Apple
    iPad Pro is the largest and most powerful iPad we've ever designed. It's only 6.9mm thin and weighs 1.57 pounds. Its 12.9- inch Retina display.
    $929.99  from AT&T
  • Ematic
    7 8GB Android 5.0 Black
    $61.60  from BargainStation.com
  • Apple
    Apple iPad mini 4 16GB Wi-Fi: 7.9-inch Retina display with anti-reflective coating (diagonal) A8 second-generation chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture Touch ID fingerprint sensor 8MP iSight camera with 1080p video FaceTime HD camera 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO LTE1 cellular data connectivity Up to 10 hours of battery life2 Two speaker audio 1Data plan required. LTE is available in select markets and through select carriers. Speeds are based on theoretical throughput and vary based on site conditions. For details on LTE support, contact your carrier and see www. apple.com/ipad/LTE. 2Battery life varies by use and configuration. See www. apple.com/batteries for more information.
    $349.00  from Walmart US
  •  
    The nabi tablet is one of the most remarkable tablets on the market. Designed specifically for children, the nabi integrates academic fundamentals into fun and challenging games that will motivate your child to want to learn more. With kid-friendly games, apps, and educational programs already installed on the tablet, the nabi requires minimal setup, so your child can begin using their tablet as soon as they get it! The Fuhu Nabi Jr. tablet features: Absolutely Kid-Friendly - The nabi Jr. features App Zone 2.0, an app store with over 400 mom-selected, kid-approved apps. Spinlets+Music features over 9,000 top billboard songs made just for kids. Spinlets+TV allows you to stream your child's favorite shows including Strawberry Shortcake, Madeline, Paddington Bear, and much, much more. Wings - Wings is a comprehensive and individualized learning system that motivates your child to keep learning and playing. Aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) , Wings is designed to provide children with knowledge of key fundamental concepts in math, reading, and writing. Keeps Parents in the Loop - Keep track of your child's progress with the parental dashboard. It gives parents an insight into their child's proficiency in different concepts and provides recommendations for improving skills. Builds Self-Motivation & Confidence - Children earn badges and coins as they progress, that can be used to purchase games and apps. Fun for Adults Too! - In addition to all the kid friendly music, the nabi Jr. provides adults with password-protected access to over 18 million tracks from the music store. Drop Protection - The nabi Jr. comes with a red, silicone gel case that will keep you child's tablet safe from knocks, drops, and scratches. Reinforced corners provide the tablet with impact protection where it needs it most. .
    $69.95  from A4C
  • Samsung
    p Meet the Samsung Galaxy Tab reg 4 an affordable tablet designed to be everything to everyone. Endless entertainment options, new multi user mode and a brand new design will make this tablet hard for anyone to put down. p
    $195.49  from Tech For Less
  • Samsung
    Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1" Tablet 16GB: Technical Specifications:1.9GHz Quad-Core processor2GB of system memory10.1" touchscreen, 2560 x 1600 resolution, virtual keyboardBuilt-in 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi and Bluetooth v4.0 LEAdditional Features: Back 8MP webcam and front 2MP HD webcam with microphonemicroUSB 2.0 port16GB on-board storage memory, additional memory via microSD card slotBuilt-in speakersGPS with GLONASSRechargeable 8220mAh lithium polyer batteryWeighs 1.07 lbs; 9.57" x 6.57" x 0.29" dimensionsSoftware and Applications: Android 4.4 OS (Kit Kat) Calculator, Calendar, Camera, Chrome Browser, Clock, Contact, Drive, Dropbox, Email, E-Meeting, Flipboard, Gallery, Gmail, Google, Google+, Hancom Office (Hancell, Hanshow, Hanwrite) , Hangout, Internet, Knox, Maps, Memo, Music, My Files, NetflixRemote PC, Samsung Apps, Samsung Hub, S-Voice, Video, Voice Search, WatchON, WebEx Meetings, YouTube and Google Play (for applications) Android Music PlayerMedia Formats: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, MID, Mpeg4, H.264, H.263, VC-1, VP8, WMV7/8, Sorenson Spark, MP43What's in the Box: Tablet and AC adapterWhat's a Tablet PC'Tablet PCs are compact, ultra-portable entertainment devices that let you read email, surf the Internet, read eBooks, view photos, play games, listen to music and watch video files. Most tablets are based on a smaller operating system, which allows you to purchase and download additional applications from supported stores. Tablet PCs do not have a CD/DVD drive and will not run Microsoft Windows or its applications. Tablet PCs function as a secondary device for casual entertainment purposes, and are not meant to replace a computer. They are ideal for use around the home and on the go with WiFi or 3-4G mobile broadband connections (pay as you go, contract may be required for service) .
    $469.00  from Walmart US

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