Android tablets apart from being great alternatives of iPads, they are also great as gifts to any one, young or old, considering how easy they are to use. With the many Android tablets variety available, it can be daunting to choose through the overpriced and the low quality to find one that is worth every penny. Here is a list of the best Android tablets for 2015, you should consider:

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

The Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet features everything you’d look for on an Android tablet, from a 32 GB internal memory with microSD support and a 3 GB RAM to a Bluetooth 4.1 and NFC connectivity. With its exceptional build and design quality, the Z4 Tablet is unarguably the thinnest and lightest tablet in the market today.Though the Xperia Z4 Tablet uses the Snapdragon 810 CPU, it performs extremely well without the any overheating or lag issues to speak of. It is complemented with a bright 10.1 inch display screen with an intuitive stock looking Xperia user interface. The tablet is also equipped with a 6,000 mAh battery and even features a Bluetooth keyboard in some countries.The price for the 32 GB LTE variant is around US$610 while the 32 GB with Wi-Fi version costs US$599.

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 LTE

The Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 LTE is a large tablet built for multi-tasking and thus designed for productivity. The Note Pro 12.2 renders powerful performance, with its Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. In addition, it comes with its own Bluetooth keyboard which also serves as the cover and also the superb S Pen stylus.Aside from its many features, this all-in-one tablet, also features a visually impressive 12.2-inch screen with a multi-window mode option available.The Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 is bound to give you top-notch performance especially with its US$550 price range, the only downside is that along with having an extra-large size, it weighs 750g which can be a bit chunky to hold.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S comes in two variants in two varying sizes. However, what makes the smaller Galaxy Tab S 8.4-inch version stand out is its great display quality. The 8.4-inch Galaxy Tab S is bundled with a Super AMOLED screen which is said to be the best screen display on the market. This display also makes the Galaxy Tab S tablet the go-to for an unparalleled reading experience.It has a stunning design, incorporating unique, fancy copper corners, and a hardware guaranteed to offer first-rate performance. This means resource-intensive applications will run with almost no lags.Currently, the 8.4-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S costs about US$260.

 Nvidia Shield

Nvidia Shield currently takes the crown for being the best Android tablet designed for gaming. This tablet combines powerful graphics, a 64 bit dual core Nvidia Tegra K1 processor and Android Lollipop’s prowess to give you a high-performing gaming device. This means you won’t suffer the frustration of being unable to download a game because of hardware limitations, there will be no stutters or crashes during gaming even when playing high capacity 3D games.If you are looking for a more gaming-oriented device, then consider the Nvidia Shield which is priced at US$200.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite

Standing at 7-inches, the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite is the ideal choice if you are looking for a cheaper yet efficient option. Priced at US$79.99 would be a great family accessory especially with its multi-user support and a zealous kids mode option.Which Android tablet would you consider buying? Let us in the comments.

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What's my model number?

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Option 1
On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
Option 2
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Option 3
Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool

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