Top 8 Best Buy Tablets of 2012: From Google Nexus 7 to Amazon Kindle Fire HD [PHOTOS]

  on October 04 2012 2:51 PM

Just as the holidays are fast approaching, more and more gadgets are introduced in the market. Along with the holidays are promos and discounts that the companies offer this season. We list down the tablets that are worth buying this fall.

With the rumor of iPad Mini release this month, this will surely shake the tablet market. However, tech giant Apple is tight lipped with the details of the upcoming device.

IDC reported that Apple dominated the tablet market on the second quarter of 2012, with the iPad grabbing 68 per cent of global sales. The preliminary report released on Thursday in the US by IDC showed global tablet sales of 25 million - up 33.6 per cent from the first quarter and 66.1 per cent year-over-year.

Apple got a boost from the March release of its newest version of the iPad, and sold 17 million tablets in the second quarter. Samsung jumped into second place with sales of nearly 2.4 million, up 117 per cent from a year earlier.

However, other tablets are slowly catching up to Apple. In the smartphone market, Samsung overtook Apple last quarter that inspired the company to further bite into Apple's shares in other markets.

For example, ASUS is a golden child of the tablet market. After making the Google's Nexus 7 and releasing a wide array of other tablets, ASUS is one of the top contenders in the tablet market. Speaking of Google Nexus 7, the device was a huge hit last summer with its incredible specs and low price.

See the slideshow for the tablets worthy to spend your money on.

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