Needing a new tablet

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  1. ZBacks

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    Looking to replace our old Asus Transformer Prime tablet and need advise. Would really like to have the new tablet have a HDMI port or have the capability to connect to a TV with a HDMI cable. Are there any good tablets on the market now that have a HDMI port? Thanks!
     
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    I don't have any tablet suggestions but there are hdmi adapters that you can use if there is a non-hdmi tablet you like
     
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    I like the galaxy tab s3 but my understanding is that the adapters don't work with it?

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    you would want the one that the adapter would not work on :)
     
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    I'm waiting on my shipment for the acer chrome tab 10. I plan on doing a review of it so I'll update this thread with my thoughts.

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    Haha that's why I'm posting here for alternatives. What's close in price and features to the S3?

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    what can I say, was just a suggestion. anyway, just did a bit of research and finding most tablets are eliminating the ability to use hdmi cables. the ones that do have it, imo, are dated or will be dated soon because of release date so I won't even mention those. they are going with the ability to mirror or through casting if you want to play content on your tv.
     
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    At home mirroring works well, but I use it more on vacations and like the ability to plug in to the TV for the kids.

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    This is just a thought / suggestion. Instead of a tablet, what about a decent used Chromebook. I bought mine for $100 and most have HDMI ports. They boot up way faster than any phone, tablet or PC. It could be a cheap, easy way to watch movies via HDMI to a TV while on vacation. Like I said, just offering some alternative ideas to a tablet.

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    so you are jumping ship and going to an apple tablet? my only gripe about apple ipad is not being able to customize. I like the flower type design and drawers the smart launcher has. rows are boring, especially on the home screen. I have lots of purchased apple store apps I would love to use again.

    the article is right though, android tablets releases are few and far between these days. I am hoping samsung will be announcing a new one soon.
     
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