Last updated on June 23rd, 2019 at 03:46 am

We’ve done extensive research and determined the very best tablets for chromecast available on the market today.  Enjoy!

1. NVIDIA Shield Tablet

NVIDIA SHIELD K1 8-inch Tablet (Black) – Side
NVIDIA SHIELD K1 8-inch Tablet (Black)
NVIDIA SHIELD K1 8-inch Tablet (Black) – Joystick
NVIDIA SHIELD K1 8-inch Tablet (Black) – Joystick
NVIDIA SHIELD K1 8-inch Tablet (Black) – Back

Introduction

The NVIDIA Shield tablet is a high-performance gaming tablet. Built to uplift your gaming experience to the next level, it is equipped with a shield controller and GeForce NOW game streaming services. It is compatible with most devices and can be used for Chromecast.

Pros

Gamers can use this device to cast their games onto their HD TVs and play their games using the shield controller. The 2 GB RAM, NVIDIA-Tegra-K1 192 core Kepler GPU and 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex A15 Processors work seamlessly to facilitate this and deliver the best multitasking experience.

Aside from the excellent multi-tasking experience, the hardware is designed to minimize lags and resolve occurring issues. It has a MicroSD slot that allows ones to expand your tablet’s memory. It has an 8-inch display that is 1080p and offers full HD for your multimedia viewing. In addition, it has dual-front facing speakers that provide you with incredible sound.

It is affordable and uses a USB cable for charging.

Cons

The shield controller is sold separately, and unless you have it, you cannot play your games when you cast using the NVIDIA SHIELD tablet. Its world charger is also sold separately which means that you incur additional cost. Like the ZenPad S 8 that we shall walkthrough later, the Shield Tablet only supports Wi-Fi connectivity and does not accommodate mobile carriers restricting you to casting only where there is access to Wi-Fi

2. LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition
LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition – Side Angle
LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition – Diagonal
LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition – Bottom Up
LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition – Back

Introduction

This LG G Pad tablet features an amazing 8.3-inch display that is fully HD and has a Quad-Core processor that is powerful.

Pros

The tablet is fast at processing commands thanks to its powerful Quad-Core processor that enables you to multitask efficiently easily. The tablet has been built with a set of intuitive features that add to its beauty. The full HD display means that you are able to get images that are clear and sharp and provide true-to-life visual performance.

The tablet is equipped with a quad-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 processor, and a Qualcomm Adreno 320 GPU, 2GB of RAM and 6GB of internal storage, your Chromecast experience will be more than pleasurable. It also has an expandable memory slot to allow you to increase the memory of your tablet.

Launching your playlist/ streamed media is easy and effortless and can be done by saying a simple command as “Okay Google, play X song on Spotify.” The device’s 4,600mAh battery was built to last and survive a good number of hours on heavy usage.

Cons

Some users have reported that the tablet lags sometimes.

3. ASUS ZenPad S 8

ASUS ZenPad S 8 – Case
ASUS ZenPad S 8 – Front
ASUS ZenPad S 8 – Side View
ASUS ZenPad S 8 – Top Down

Introduction

The Asus ZenPad S 8 is an outstanding, well-rounded tablet. It strikes a balance between features and price. Its performance is also at par with both its price and features.

Pros

This tablets is reasonably priced hence affordable for most people. If you don’t intend to use your tablet for anything else other than Chromecast, then the ZenPad is ideal as you can purchase it on the whim until you opt for a more enhanced tablet.

With a 2.3-GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3580 processor and 4GB of RAM under its trunk, you can easily multitask from one app to the other using this tablet despite an occasional lag here and there. It has a 32GB onboard storage with a microSD slot that can be expanded to provide up to 128GB of storage. The tablet also comes with a ZenUI software for instances where you will need help operating it.

Cons

The ASUS ZenPad S 8 has an underwhelming battery life hence you will need to constantly charge it especially if you intend to use Chromecast for long periods of time. In addition, it doesn’t support any mobile carriers which limit its Chromecast usage to areas with Wi-Fi connectivity.

4. Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet1
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet2
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet3
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet4
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet5

Intro

The Sony Xperia Z4 tablet is not just an excellent Chromecast tablet for no
reason. This tablet has quality build, is waterproof, and is also lightweight. It’s the
perfect Chromecast travel tablet for anyone that’s always on the move and needs
a portable tablet.

Pros

  • Has a superior build and is lightweight
  • It is not only waterproof but is also dust-resistant which means you can use it in
    different weather conditions
  • The back has a polycarbonate build that makes it comfortable to hold
  • Very thin tablet
  • 10.1-inch high-resolution display that delivers sharp and quality images making it
    a perfect Chromecast tablet
  • Has a 3GB RAM and a powerful processor that uses Snapdragon and makes it
    easy for you to multitask
  • Enjoy a long battery life when using this battery life
  • With the Sony Xperia Z4 tablet, you can easily keep yourself entertained as it’s
    perfect for watching movies, playing games or listening to music
  • Has a microSD card slot for additional storage of your photos, music or videos

Cons

  • It cannot operate on mobile carriers as it has no provisions for such hence
    operates only on Wi-Fi
  • It’s very thin and can be blown out of your hands quite easily especially if there is
    a strong wind blowing

Final Thoughts

Thanks to Chromecast, you can now enjoy your favorite game, music, movie or video in an enhanced way. You also get to share the experience with your loved ones. The best tablets for Chromecast should be able to function as a remote and launch movies and shows on Chromecast. Finding a tablet that is compatible and works well with Chromecast today is much easier than it was when Chromecast was first launched. The tablets we have listed above are excellent devices that will give you the best experience possible.

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