YugaTech Tablets Gift Guide 2019
For our next gift guide, we’ll be focusing on tablets. While they are in-between phones and ultrabooks, they’re still useful today. They’re great gifts for children who love watching kid shows on Netflix, book, comics, and manga readers, light computing tasks like checking your emails, browsing the web, and editing documents, and even for creative people who’d want to make digital art, edit photos, and videos on the go. If you have someone in mind who you’d think would love to get a tablet, then this gift guide is for you.
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Starting with the cheapest tablet on our list is the Cherry Flare Tab Pro. It has a 10-inch HD IPS display. If you’re looking to give someone an inexpensive media consumption device that can handle a few light tasks, then this is the one to get. It’s available in Cherry Mobile stores and retailers nationwide for PHP 5,499.
If your loved one needs a little bit more power than the Flare Tab Pro, then the Mi Pad 4 is a step up. It sports an 8-inch FHD IPS display, Snapdragon 660 chipset, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, and a 6,000mAh battery. The only potential deal-breaker is that the Mi Pad 4 does not support the use of styluses. A Lazmall authorized store has it in stock for PHP 9,990.
If the recipient of your gift needs to have stylus support, then this tablet is the one to get. It features a 10.1-inch FHD IPS display, Hisilicon Kirin 659 chipset, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, and a 7,500mAh battery. CMK cellphones have it in stock for PHP 15,390. Alternatively, there’s a Lazmall authorized store that sells the MediaPad M5 Lite for PHP 18,470.
Apple is offering a lot of tablets to suit different people’s needs. The iPad is the cheapest of Apple’s offerings and is more than enough to handle your day-to-day needs. The iPad mini is smaller and less powerful than the regular iPad. It has the A12 Bionic chip, which is the chipset found on the 10th generation iPhones. A drawback, though, is that it lacks support Apple Smart Keyboard. The iPad Air is essentially a larger iPad mini. Lastly, the iPad Pro is Apple’s strongest tablet designed for professionals. It’s the largest of the lineup and has support for Apple’s second-generation Apple pencil. The prices of their tablets start at:
- iPad – PHP 19,990
- iPad mini – PHP 23,990
- iPad Air – PHP 29,990
- iPad Pro – PHP 51,990
If you want to compare iPads and check the prices of available configurations, you may check this link.
If you’re used to android devices and wouldn’t want to learn another OS, then the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 is a great iPad Pro alternative. It features a 10.5-inch WQXGA S-AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 855 chipset, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, and a7,040mAh battery. It has S pen integration to help creative professionals design, create, and edit their digital artworks. It retails for PHP 47,990 on Abenson.
And there you have it! Our list of great tablets at varying price points. If you have other top picks or recommendations, let us know in the comments below!