5 powerful tablets for mobile gaming

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Although the thought of mobile gaming may elicit images of Candy Crush-like time-killers, portable hardware is now powerful enough to venture into the world of hardcore gaming.

However, the specifications needed to run triple-A games on a mobile device are rather high – which is why we’ve compared powerful and gaming-oriented tablets.

These aren’t your everyday tablets, the devices below are engineered for optimal performance and are all top-of-the-line products.


Google Pixel C

Price: R13,995

Google Pixel C

Specifications
Display  10.2-inch 2,560 x 1,800
Processor  Nvidia Tegra XI 1.9GHz
RAM  3GB LPDDR4
Storage  32/64GB
Graphics  256-core Maxwell GPU
Weight  517g

Nvidia Shield K1

Price: R4,995

Nvidia Shield

Nvidia Shield K1 Specifications
Display  8-inch 1,920 x 1,080
Processor  Quad-core Cortex A15 2.2GHz
RAM  2GB
Storage  16GB
Graphics  192-core ULP GeForce Kepler
Weight  356g

Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Price: R49,999

Microsoft surface Pro 4

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Specifications
Display  12.3-inch 2,736 x 1,824
Processor  6th Gen Intel Core i7 2.2GHz
RAM  16GB
Storage  512GB
Graphics  Iris Pro
Weight  771g

Apple iPad Pro 9.7

Price: R16,530

iPad Pro

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 Specifications
Display  9.7-inch 1,536 x 2,048
Processor  Apple A9X Dual-core 2.16GHz
RAM  2GB
Storage  32/128/256GB
Graphics  12-core PowervR Series
Weight  437g

Acer Predator 8

Price: $300

Acer Predator 8

Acer Predator 8 Specifications
Display  8-inch 1,920 x 1,200
Processor  Intel atom X7 1.6GHz
RAM  2GB
Storage  32/64GB
Graphics  Intel HD Graphics
Weight  353.8g

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