I want to get my boyfriend a tablet for a present asap. I don't know much about Samsung. All my devices are Apple.

He's got a Series 7 Chronos laptop and a Note 2 phone. Being a Mac person I was thinking that I would get him an iPad. But, would a Samsung tablet be a better bet given his current devices? If so, which one?

I know one of the main things he wants his tablet for is for music storage. And we're talking roughly a 1,000 song music library. This seems to be his main objective.

Can someone please advise me on this? Would getting him an iPad just cause more problems than sticking with a Samsung tablet in order to work with his existing devices?

I'd be so grateful for some advice on this. Especially as it's something I have to do rather soon.

Thanks in advance for any help!

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Samsung (Android) tablets, some more dumb questions...

OK this is gonna sound a dumb question - I'm no expert on this stuff.

So, his Samsung devices, they are Android devices, so presumably it's best to stick with an Android tablet? Just in terms of it being useful and user friendly for him? I personally find Android devices a bit confusing. I can't trouble-shoot at all. I'm a Mac saddo. For that reason should I stick an another Android device in terms of a tablet? And does anyone know if, given the laptop and phone that I have mentioned he has, is there a Samsung (or for that matter, any Android) tablet, that is gonna work the best with these devices, in terms of syncing and getting his head around it all? Thanks!

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according to what you said

according to what you say, the only android device he has is a note 2. The laptop is windows. And the note 2 has an older version of android installed on it. No matter what you get there will be a learning curve. Why dont you ask him what he prefers?

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lets put it this way

the music library can be easily transfer to apple so the real question is, how much has he spent on the android apps? The music library can be imported into ipad as long as you get one with enough storage.

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While I like the Apple iOS and such the move may have them learning about iTunes and more. For me I like the Amazon Fire tablets, Google's own Nexus for a pure Android reason.

Remember that phones, tablets and such are not "storage" for stuff, just what we use to play these. 1,000 songs is pretty small so the usual Samsung Tab with 32GB internal storage will hold far more than that.

It's pretty safe to stick in say the top 100 at

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