September's best Android tablets

In today's Android roundup: The best Android tablets for September 2014. Plus: Android Wear 2.0 may arrive on October 15, and Philips announces 4K Android televisions

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There are quite a few Android tablets available but sometimes it's hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. Fortunately, ZDNet has come up with a list of the best Android tablets for September. This list should prove useful if you're in the market for a new Android tablet but aren't quite sure where to start your buying decision.

According to ZDNet:

Here's my top Android tablets picks for September 2014.

All of the tablets features here are very capable, powerful workhorses, and are ideal not only for home users, but also for enterprise users or those looking for a BYOD tablet. Any one of these will give you an excellent Android experience, and when combined with the right apps, will allow you to get a lot of work done when you're away from your desk.

Nvidia Shield

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX

EVGA Tegra Note 7

Samsung Galaxy Tab PRO 10.1

Google Nexus 7

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch

Google Nexus 10

Amazon Kindle Fire HD

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

HP 7 Plus

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Amazon has a list of Android tablets, and also a list of the overall best selling tablets on its site. I highly recommend that you check Amazon's user reviews before making a final decision on a purchase. I've often found important and useful tidbits posted by owners of the product I'm interesting in buying, and it can sometimes help you avoid getting stuck with a lemon.

As I noted last month, my choice would probably be the Google Nexus 7. I'm a big fan of the smaller form factor because it's easier to carry, and far more comfortable for me to hold for longer periods of time. Your mileage may vary, of course, and some folks really do need or want the larger screen tablets. But smaller is better for my needs and the Nexus 7 is a great option for people like me.

Android Wear 2.0 may be released on October 15

Android Police is reporting that Android Wear 2.0 may arrive on October 15.

According to Android Police:

According to an unnamed source, we're going to see OTA updates for some Wear devices on or around October 15th. We don't know what's in Wear 2.0 (but GPS and Bluetooth headphone support are good bets), which devices are getting it and exactly when, but it is happening.

We're keeping this one short and simple, and the information is, we feel, very credible. Unfortunately, we can't publish the direct evidence for this rumor for a number of reasons, but we're very confident in the reliability of our source here.

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