What are the best tablets under 500 USD?

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    #1Samsung Galaxy Tab A

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A is a 9.7-inch Android tablet which features 16 GB flash memory, 1.5 GB RAM, microSD card slot of up to 128 GB, a quad-core processor, and compatibility with Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and later devices.


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    Stephen Banks
    Written on February 20, 2018
    "The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is a good tablet for anyone who can not afford an iPad. I bought this tablet primarily to have a device with Android OS to play around with. I was impressed with the performance of the tablet for the price. The display quality is not a good as the iPad but overall I am happy with this purchase."
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    #2Lenovo Yoga Tab 3

    Lenovo Yoga Tab 3

    The 10.1" Yoga Tab 3 is equipped with a 3GB RAM and a 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor. It has 32GB of storage and can support microSDXC cards up to 128GB. It is also packed with a 9300 mAh battery.



    Stephanie Hopkins
    Written on February 20, 2018
    "This is a lightweight device that has a decent size screen. The battery life is good and it has a convenient kickstand."
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    #3Toshiba Thrive 8GB 10-inch Tablet

    Toshiba Thrive 8GB 10-inch Tablet

    Thrive Tablet by Toshiba, offers a new and easy way to enjoy all that this tablet has to offer. From browsing the web, enjoying e-books and watching videos, playing games, listening to music, to all the apps and business needs that you may have and more


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    Brian Watson
    Written on February 21, 2018
    "This isn't an awesome tablet for the price. It's just an awesome tablet. The graphics are awesome. The speed is awesome. Even the speakers on the thing are, wait for it, awesome! Get the upgrade with the 32 gig and you'll be awesomely happy about this fantastic purchase. "
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    #4ASUS Zenpad S8

    ASUS Zenpad S8

    ASUS ZenPad S8 is an 8-inch tablet which features 2 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage, as well as 5 MP and 2 MP dual camera and 1 microSD card slot. The operating system is Android 5.0 Lollipop.



    Melissa Stewart
    Written on February 21, 2018
    "At well less than $500, Asus gives a great value for the dollar. The design and features are similar to a tablet twice the price, and with a standard size you can use other brands' cases and accessories. I've had great luck with Asus brand products."
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    #5Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa

    Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa

    The Fire Tablet with Alexa has a 7" IPS display, longer battery life, and 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. It has Alexa cloud-based voice service and is great for watching movies and TV shows, reading Kindle e-books, playing games, and enjoying other apps.


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    Julie Curtis
    Written on February 22, 2018
    "Just bought the Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa and I am so impressed with it! It is $49.99 on Amazon and that is a steal! If you need more memory than the 8gb you can upgrade to 16 for only $20. The 7” screen is nice and sharp and everything loads quickly. The battery seemed to last a decent amount of time for me, about 8 hours. I haven’t used Alexa that much as I mostly have been using this tablet for watching movies, reading and surfing the net. For the price, the Fire 7 can't be beat. "
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    #6Amazon Fire 8 Kids Edition Tablet

    Amazon Fire 8 Kids Edition Tablet

    The Amazon Fire HD 8 for kids is a tablet specially designed for children needs. It has a large capacity of storage, up to 32Gb and 12 hours of battery, time enough to keep them entertained. It is built to last and has Dolby Atmos Speakers.


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    Emma Mason
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "Love this Fire 8 for kids. My son really enjoys playing his games on this device. "
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    #7Apple iPad Pro

    Apple iPad Pro

    Apple iPad Pro is a smart tablet with a 9.7-inch IPS multi-touch screen display. This device is powered by an M9 co-processor. It comes with a 32GB internal storage and a 22MP camera. It easily connects to WiFi for streaming.


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    Amanda Douglas
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "This is the first Apple product I have tried. Since it was $369, and apple is considered a quality company, I figured I might as well try an I pad. And I think I have been converted! This Apple product is the best thing I have ever used! It is small, lightweight, and has a ton of storage. It is also has a fast touch-response system. I am very pleased with the quality and performance of this I pad. I know it will last me for a long time!"
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    #8LeapFrog Epic Academy Edition

    LeapFrog Epic Academy Edition

    LeapFrog Epic Academy Edition is an Android-based tablet packed with learning content and hundreds of games, apps, books, and videos for kids. This model has a customizable home screen to enhance your kids' creativity.


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    Kathryn Herrera
    Written on February 28, 2018
    "This table is fun to use, durable and has always been reliable for my family. I loved that it came with it's own cover to protect it, has high resolution and came loaded with many games and apps that my kids never get tired of. "
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    #9Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

    Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

    Apple iPad Pro has a 9.7-inch Retina Display with 2048 x 1536 resolution, wide color, and true tone display, which could last up to 10 hours of battery life. It has a 12-megapixel iSight camera with true tone flash and panorama mode.


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    Beverly Gibson
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "I have always been an apple girl. I wanted to buy a new table for under $500 and found the Apple iPad Pro 9.7. I like how big this tablet is! A nice change of pace from my older generation iPads. I like the live shot feature on this iPad. It brings my memories to life without having to sacrifice my storage space completely with videos!"


Best What are the best tablets under 500 USD
1Samsung Galaxy Tab AElectronics 8 Paid
2Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Electronics 5 Paid
3Toshiba Thrive 8GB 10-inch Tablet Electronics 5 Paid
4ASUS Zenpad S8Electronics 3 Paid
5Fire 7 Tablet with AlexaElectronics 2 Paid
6Amazon Fire 8 Kids Edition TabletElectronics 1 Paid
7Apple iPad ProElectronics 0 Paid
8LeapFrog Epic Academy EditionElectronics 0 Paid
9Apple iPad Pro 9.7"Electronics 0 Paid

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