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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
    $349.97  from Walmart US
  • Apple
    Apple iPad Air 2 Refurbished:9.7"LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology 2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 ppi Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
    $260.33  from Walmart US
  • Amazon
    Amazon - Geek Squad Certified Refurbished Fire HD 10 - 10.1" Tablet 16GB - Black
    $184.99  from Best Buy
  • 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) .
    $54.00  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 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
  • Microsoft
    Revolutionary laptopWith the Kickstand, optional click-in keyboard, and multiple ports (including full-size USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, and microSD card reader) , Surface Pro 3 delivers the power, portability, and productivity you need. Barely tipping the scales at 1.76 pounds, the new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 has all the power and performance of a premium laptop in a thin and lightweight design. It also comes with the all-new Surface Pen which delivers a natural writing and drawing experience. Larger screen, lighter formFeaturing a gorgeous 12-inch display encased in a sleek magnesium frame, Surface Pro 3 is the thinnest and lightest in our Pro family. Refined to its essential elements, Surface Pro 3 is as beautiful as it is functional so you can stay productive from anywhere. Just slip it into your bag or backpack and go. Multi-position KickstandThe integrated Kickstand now features multiple positions so you can work comfortably whether you're on the plane, at your desk, or in front of the television. Write naturallyBehold the most natural writing and drawing experience on a tablet thanks to the new Surface Pen. Use the Pen to mark up presentations, sign documents, or enjoy art apps. You can also open a blank OneNote document with a click of the Surface Pen to instantly capture your next idea-even if your device is in sleep mode. Stay entertainedWith a brilliant, 12", Full HD Plus display, Dolby audio, and a built-in Kickstand, Surface Pro 3 is perfect for HD movies, music, and a great gaming experience. Use the multi-position Kickstand for a hands-free way to watch movies on the brilliant Full HD display. Enjoy Dolby audio as you stream millions of songs for free, and import your iTunes playlists. Easily integrate all your social content with free apps like Facebook and Twitter, or stay productive with pre-installed apps like OneNote and Skype. Stay productiveSurface Pro 3 brings you the best of Microsoft on one device - integrated Skype, OneDrive, and Bing Smart Search. R
    $611.99  from Walmart US
  • Apple
    Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch with WiFi, Refurbished:9.7-inch Retina display with True Tone and anti-reflective coating (diagonal) A9X third-generation chip with 64-bit desktop-class architectureTouch ID fingerprint sensor12MP iSight camera with 4k video5MP FaceTime HD camera802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMOLTE1 Up to 10 hours of battery life2 Four speaker audioLTE Advanced cellular data connectivity1 Up to 10 hours of battery life2 Four speaker audio. Whats in the Box: iPad, USB Cord, USB Power Adapter
    $495.75  from Walmart US
  • XO Vision
    ANDROID; 5.0, LOLLIPOP Preloaded with Android 5.0 (Lollipop) allowing users to enjoy the latest innovations in mobile technology with complete ease of use. QUAD-CORE PROCESSOR This tablet features a fast 1.2GHz quad-core processor for superior performance while multitasking. Stream music while browsing the internet or read ebooks while downloading videos. EXPANDABLE MEMORY Use the MicroSD card slot to add an additional 32GB of memory. CLOUD STORAGE The included cloud storage lets you easily access your files and stream your favorite videos and movies directly to your TV. FRONT; BACK CAMERAS The front-facing allows you to video chat with your friends and family through your Wi-fi connection. STAY CONNECTED Google Now gets you just the right information at just the right time. Cards appear throughout the day at the moment you need them. Product InformationScreen Size: 7"Operating System Platform: AndroidBattery InformationNumber of Batteries Supported: 1Battery Chemistry: Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) Power DescriptionPower Source: BatteryPhysical CharacteristicsColor: BlackMiscellaneousPackage Contents: 7" HD Quad-Core Multi-Touch Tablet with Android 5.0, Lollipop USB Cable Wall Charger Quick Start Guide User Manual Warranty Card Additional Information: Screen: 7"HD 1024 x 600 Capacitive with multi-touch Performance: 1.2GHz Dual-Core Processor 512MB RAM Storage: 8GB of internal storage (formatted capacity will be less) Expandable up to 32GB via MicroSD card 5GB of cloud storage available OS: Android 5.0, Lollipop Camera: Front and Back Cameras Network: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Software: Browser Calculator Calendar Camera Chrome Clock Contacts Downloads Drive Email ES File Explorer Evernote Gallery Gmail Google Google Settings Google+ Hangouts Kingsoft Office Maps Photos Play Books Play Games Play Newsstand Play Movies; TV Play Music Play Store Pogoplug Settings Sound Recorder Video Player Voice Search Youtube WarrantyLimited Warranty: 1 Year
    $70.74  from Walmart US
  • Apple
    TBD
    $289.00  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
    The Galaxy Tab A 7.0" is a highly mobile business tool designed to improve workflow efficiencies. Employees can easily view and input data on the 7" display. Easily connect to the internet over Wi-Fi; to upload and download corporate information. Combined with a long-lasting 11-hour battery and enhanced business and security features with Android; 5.1 (Lollipop) , it's a perfect tool for everyday business. Highly mobile thin and lightweight design with a 7" display to easily view and input data on the go Easily connect to the internet with Wi-Fi; b/g/n, and connect devices with Bluetooth; 4.1 Power through the business day with the long-lasting 11-hour battery 1.3 GHz quad core processor and 1.5GB of RAM provides performance Highly Mobile Thin and Lightweight Design Give your team the flexibility they need to succeed. The thin and light Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0" provides your employees the freedom to move throughout your business environment.7" Display to View and Input Data Easily view and input data on the 7" display. Easy Connectivity Your employees can easily connect to the internet with Wi-Fi; b/g/n and connect devices and peripherals with Bluetooth; 4.1 to meet business needs. Long-Lasting Battery The Galaxy Tab A 7.0" features a long-lasting battery providing up to 11 hours of battery life, so your employees can work through the business day. Enable Workflow Efficiencies A 1.3 GHz quad core processor and 1.5GB of RAM provide performance to enable workflow efficiencies. Expand the Galaxy Tab A's memory from 8GB to up to an additional 200GB with a microSD; card. Enhanced Business and Security Features Enhanced business and security features are incorporated in the Google Android; 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system. Features include Android; for Work, MDM/EMM APIs, SELinux and more.5MP/2MP Camera with Autofocus to Capture Images The 2MP front/5MP rear-facing camera with autofocus is perfect for using business apps that capture high quality images on the go. Additional
    $131.47  from Walmart US
  • 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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