Tablet Edition Football Manager 2017 Classic A Buyers Guide

Which tablets Can Play Football Manager 2015 Classic?

With the awesome news of Football Manager 2015 being launched separately on tablets, many of us are wondering what is the most affordable and best way to get a compatible device. This article is to enable you to see the best options that are available to you. Some people may want to think brand new whereas others may see value in going second hand.

Some of the questions this article aims to answer is

  • Which tablets will the new Football Manager game work on? and how much do they cost?
  • What is the cheapest tablet available that can play or support Football Manager Classic for Tablets?

There is a post on Football Manager official website that shows which devices are compatible with the new FMC game for tablets. However what this article or resource fails to show is how much these different tablets cost, and the best way to ensure you can get hold of one in order to play FMC on the go.

Football Manager Classic 2015 – What new and what to expect

 

FMC Compatible Tablet / Device Price Lists

Below is the same list with prices inserted and a link to purchase the device.

Some of you may have bigger budgets than others, but for most people the Acer, Asus and Lenovo range may be a good money saver, if lower on spec and the ability to add more leagues etc. Hopefully all of these tablets will show a smooth gameplay experience, but only time will tell once these have been tested.

If anyone gets a chance to try these out on these tablets then please comment with your performance issues if any so others can be aware.

iOS
iPad Air 1 £319
iPad Air 2 £399
iPad Mini 2 £199
iPad Mini 3 £249

Android
Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840FHD £169
Asus Memo Pad 8 ME181C £120 <– CHEAPEST
Asus Transformer Pad TF103C £179
Asus Transformer Pad TF303CL £260
Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE £285
Lenovo Tab S8 £149 <– SECOND CHEAPEST
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ £215
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 10.1 £259
LG G Pad 8.3 £199
LG G Pad 8.3 LTE £169
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) £249.95
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 LTE £324
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 LTE £324 
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 LTE £527
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 £203
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 3G/LTE £309
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 LTE £357.99
Sony Xperia Tablet Z LTE £281.99
Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi £281.99
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet LTE £389
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Wi-Fi £369
Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact £293
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet LTE £579 – (not yet released)

Coming Soon
Asus Fonepad 8 FE380CG £?
Asus Memo Pad 10 ME103K £?
Asus Memo Pad 8 ME581CL £?
HP Pro Slate 10 EE G1 £327
HP Pro Slate 12 £475
HP Slate 17 £399
HTC Nexus 9 £349
Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70 £?
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 8.0 £199
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro £449
Nokia N1 £?
Nvidia Shield £239
Nvidia Shield LTE £299
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 £324
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 3G £?
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 £380
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 £350
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 3G £399
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 £284
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 £216

In summary, playing on Android gives you much more flexibility in terms of the number of tablets that it will be released on.

For a good tablet the ipad minis are nice to hold and not too heavy for long hours of play. However to test all of these for performance would be quite difficult, and hopefully a kind commenter will help by sharing their experience of the device in question and if there are any issues with the device at all before a purchase is made.

The Nvidia shields are really good overall tablet gaming experience, but how these measure up for a game like Football Manager will be difficult to assess as its very different to action games. It might be a better choice to go for a more affordable option if buying from Amazon

Alternate methods of finding these tablets cheap.

Take a search on Gumtree, or search for classified listing webistes and search for one of these tablets above ^ There are probably plenty of bargains to be had for these specific tablets and you could save £££’s potentially dependant on which you want to purchase.

A good thing about buying on classifieds or even ebay is that these items are ideal to fit through your letter box. (Ensuring that they are well packaged of course!)

You may even find a good deal locally to you. So have a search on Gumtree, but failing that use the links above to help choose the right tablet for you to play FMC 2015 on!

Hopefully the future Football Manager games will all be released in sequence and not much later on in the year as we have seen with this tablet only version.

Which device are you going for? Or have you already luckily in ownership on one on this list to play FMC on? If so let us know so others can get a good ideaon which tablet best suits Football Manager Classic 2015!

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