ipad-mini-2-with-retina-display-already-on-the-way-report-dc9cdc40dd2The festive season is at its peak and if you are looking to purchase a feature-packed 7-inch tablet, then you have plenty of options since there are several praiseworthy re-booted editions of smaller-scale, popular tablets from major tablet makers.

Not too long ago, tech giant Apple launched the redesigned Ipad Mini that boasts of Retina Display.  With this, the new iPad Mini gets high end viewing quality and enhanced performance than its outgoing version in the identical sleek and stunning metal casing.

If you are not too keen to spend an astronomical amount, then a more affordable option you have is the Nexus 7 2013, the recently released tablet from search giant Google. The 2013 edition of the Nexus 7 runs stock Android operating system. Another exciting yet affordable option you have is the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX, which arrived recently. The new Kindle Fire is also based on Android OS platform. However, the Kindle Fire runs the customized interface by Amazon and modified services and apps directly connected with the user’s Amazon account.

All the three tablets deliver exceptional performance. These slates are good value for the money and come loaded with exciting features as well as engaging content, thanks to the App Store by Apple, Google’s Play Store and numerous shopping services offered by Amazon.

Experts are predicting that all the three 7-inch tablets will be immensely popular this Christmas season. To be precise, 2013 looks to be a tablet-oriented Xmas. It is also interesting to see whether the low prices of Nexus 7 and the HDX help them in gaining mass market share as compared to the higher priced Apple Ipad Mini.

In terms of connectivity, all three of them offer similar features.  They have on board Bluetooth, Wifi, 3G HSPA and optionally provided 4G LTE connectivity for which the user ahs to shell out an extra cost.