Apple iPad Mini 4 alternatives based on weight, screen-size and form-factor.
|Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 LTE, 8.0 inch, 272 grams (0.6 lbs)|
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 LTE has a fab super-AMOLED hi-res 2048x1536 pixel 8 inch display with a 4:3 ratio. Essentially a smaller version of the 9.7 inch Tab S2, it is exceptionally lightweight and slim at 5.6mm. You get Samsung's multtasking split screen interface and a fingerprint scanner. The 8MP camera has a notable f1.9 aperture.
|HP Pro Slate 8, 7.9 inch, 350 grams (0.77 lbs)|
The HP Pro Slate 8 is a full HD (2048x1536) business oriented tablet which runs Android Lollipop with native Work Profiles, a feature of Android for work, and has hardware-enabled security, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series processor, 2GB RAM and an HP Duet Pen.
|Point of View Mobii WinTab 800W, 8.0 inch, 320 grams (0.71 lbs)|
The Point of View Mobii WinTab 800W is an 8" Windows 8.1 tablet running on Intels Bay Trail platform. It unfortunately only comes with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of SSD storage. There is however a microSD card slot to expand the storage of the device. The 8" display features an 1280x800 pixels IPS panel for wide viewing angles. Both front- and backfacing cameras are 2MP shooters. For external monitor connections Point of View packed in a miniHDMI port.
|Odys Wintab 8, 8.0 inch, 350 grams (0.77 lbs)|
The Odys WinTab 8 is an 8" Windows 8.1 Tablet powered by Intels Bay Trail-T platform with an Intel Atom Z3735E quadcore processor. Built in is a microSDHC slot for expansion of storage of up to 32GB. 1GB of RAM seems a bit on the lower side of specs but for media entertainment purposes this should not play a bigger role. In terms of ports there is not much to be told exept the microUSB port which is host(OTG) capable and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Note that this device is sold at a sub 200$ price point.
|Emdoor EM-i8080, 8.0 inch, 355 grams (0.78 lbs)|
The Z3735G is a 4-core CPU running at 1.33Ghz to 1.8Ghz which isn’t bad. There’s little in terms of disk space though – 2GB available to the user on the system shown in the video below although we’re sure the device will ship with a few more than that.
|Lenovo Miix 2 8, 8.0 inch, 350 grams (0.77 lbs)|
The Lenovo Miix2 brings some interesting options to the table for 8.1-inch Windows tablets. Digitizer, 128GB storage, case and more. It starts at $299 for the 32GB version.
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