It was a tough year for any one tablet to truly stand out in the competition. Check out the best releases.
CowBoom offers the used first-generation Kindle Fire HD 7" 16GB WiFi Android Tablet with Special Offers, model no. B0085P4OWM, for $79.99. Coupon code "Fire302515" cuts it to $49.99. With free shipping, that's tied with our fall mention of the second-generation model, $30 off, and the lowest price we could find. This WiFi-only tablet sports a 1.2GHz processor, 7" 1280x800 HD display, and 16GB of internal storage.
Note: No warranty information is provided. Also, this used item may be missing accessories and have dents or scratches.
TigerDirect via eBay offers the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4" 16GB Android Tablet in Titanium Bronze, model no. SM-T700NTSAXAR, or Dazzling White, model no. SM-T700NZWAXAR, for $299.99 with free shipping. That's $20 under our mention from a month ago and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current price low by $40.) It features Exynos 5 Octa 1.9GHz quad-core and 1.3GHz quad core-processors, 8.4" 2560x1600 touchscreen display, 3GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, microSD card slot, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash, 2.1-megapixel front camera, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth, micro USB, a fingerprint scanner, and Android 4.4 OS (Kit Kat).
Tanga offers the Targus Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard for Tablets, model no. AKB33US, for $17.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest outright price we've seen and a current in-stock price low of $7. It's compatible with most iOS, Windows, and Android tablets and features up to seven months of battery life.
$200 off refurbished Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7" Android tablet in Midnight Black at AT&T Wireless
Qualitycellz via eBay offers the refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 32GB 12.2" WiFi 4G Android Tablet for AT&T in Black, model no. SM-P907AZKAATT, for $379.99 with free shipping. That's $20 below our refurb mention from a month ago and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's also a current low by $30.) It features an Exynos 5400 1.9GHz quad-core processor, 12.2" 2560x1600 touchscreen display, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, microSD card slot, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 4G connectivity (an AT&T wireless service plan is required), 720p video capture, and Android 4.4 OS (Kit Kat).
Note that no warranty information is provided.
$10 off NVIDIA SHIELD 8" 16GB WiFi Android tablet at Newegg
Newegg via eBay offers the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 10.6" 512GB Windows 8 Tablet, model no. A4Y-00001, bundled with a Microsoft Keyboard in Blue, model no. M4Z-00023, for $799.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find for the tablet alone by $187. It features an Intel Core i5 4300U 1.9GHz dual-core processor, 10.6" 1920x1080 (1080p) multi-touch LCD, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, microSDXC card slot, and Windows 8.1 Pro. Deal ends February 2 at 11 am ET.
$7.50 off PointMobl universal stylus at RadioShack
$56.99 off Bluetooth keyboard & case for iPad or iPad Mini from Mobileheads at Living Social