Which of the tablets announced at CES 2016 did you like the most? (poll results)

Which of the tablets announced at CES 2016 did you like the most? (poll results)
We asked you yesterday which of the tablets that were announced at CES 2016 did you like the most, at least on paper. Granted, the number of slates was admittedly small compared to previous years, and still there were a couple of good hits, especially Samsung's Surface killer, the TabPro S, which took away the overwhelming majority of your votes, followed by Huawei's MediaPad M2 10.

The CES 2016 is in full swing, but we've already had our fair share of mobile-related announcement with phones and tablets arriving from Samsung, LG, Huawei, Alcatel and a few others. The tablet unveilings in particular have been few and far between, reflecting the changing dynamics from the times that Apple's iPad ruled supreme, to the current state of affairs where tablets are seeing a decline in both interest and purchase for the sake of phones with larger displays, or thin and light laptops.

In any case, that doesn't mean there weren't a couple of interesting tablets presented at the CES expo. The unveilings started with the lowlyAlcatel Pixi 4 (7) and Alcatel Pixi 3 (8) 4G, which are humdrum 7" Android and 8" Windows slates, respectively, at ultra low prices.

In that train of thought, Acer announced its $99 Iconia One 8 on the same date. Its display has an 8-inch diagonal and sports a 720 x 1280 resolution, making for a 162 PPI pixel density, and it's powered by a quad-core MediaTek SoC, 1 GB of RAM, and has 16 GB of storage, expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card. The tablet features a couple of modest snappers – a 5 MP main camera and a 2 MP front-facing one. It runs on Android 5.1 and while we don't have the exact battery capacity,  Acer promises around 9 hours of battery life.

The so-far anemic tablet catwalk picked up from here, enriched with Huawei's MediaPad M2 10. The new Android tablet is made out of aluminum and boasts a sandblasted metal finish, keeping up with the brand's established design quality. It sports a 10" 1080p display, Kirin 930 chipset, 2 GB of RAM for the basic version with 16 GB storage, and starts off at $349. 

The big slate guns were taken out by Samsung almighty, which introduced the first Windows-based Galaxy in the form of the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S. The 12-incher has a Quad HD Super AMOLED display, detachable keyboard part, 4 GB RAM, and is powered by a Core M mobile processors, coming with various amounts of storage. The Win 10 hybrid, however, is a bit steep to buy, at the 999 EUR or USD tags that have been popping up here and there.

Which of the tablets announced at CES 2016 did you like the most?

Alcatel Pixi 4 (7)
Alcatel Pixi 3 (8)
Acer Iconia One 8
Huawei MediaPad M2 10
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S



1. Switch00

Posts: 536; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

With endless possibilities in creativity, Samsung goes and copies Surface?

2. khaldoon

Posts: 62; Member since: May 17, 2013

Can you please name another way to make a windows tablet to us ?

4. rishav20193

Posts: 242; Member since: Jul 18, 2015

i think all the surafce competitiors (from other OEM including samsung) will probably look like its copied from MS surface (with little changes here & there)

3. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

The MediaPad M2 looks more like a Galaxy than the TabPro S.

5. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

yeah right, with that button there.. also samsung shouldnt use galaxy name here, since its not an android :-/

7. kefalin

Posts: 292; Member since: Feb 08, 2015

Yeah,but whenever ppl will see Galaxy name,they will buy it,no matter its W10 or Android,so maybe strategy. Even Tizen based Z1 is not Galaxy. They could name it Samsung Ativ Tab S

12. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Exactly! It looks like Tab S

6. kefalin

Posts: 292; Member since: Feb 08, 2015

You forgot on Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Tablet,otherwise TabPro S

8. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Sammy should have stuffed-in at least a 6th-gen Core i5 Skylake to make it far more powerful than the iPad Pro! Or maybe Samsung will launch a more powerful variant later - hope so!

9. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

Looking forward to MWC '16 after another boring CES (in the mobile devices dept.)

10. hado86

Posts: 177; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Gun to your head and need something now that's fanless go with tab s pro since it has usb-c. Or if you think you need power get a skylake sp4. But if you can wait Samsung will no doubt do a skylake or newer refresh and the sp5 will not disappoint and probably feature usb-c too, and hopefully iris level graphics. Money no object the vain z canvas sequel is also coming.

11. TrevorB1

Posts: 64; Member since: Dec 30, 2015

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S all the way!

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