Tablets have gained a lot of popularity among students, travelers, doctors, and almost everyone in any profession. Tablets, small computers as some prefer to call them that way, have been a rising trend for various reasons. One, compared to laptop pricing, tablets are often cheaper. If you are generally using your laptop for lightweight web browsing i.e., Facebook, emails, etc, it’s actually better buying a tablet that costs $100 to $1000 compared to laptops you would be using for the same thing that often costs a price ranging from $500 to $3000. Two, tablets are excellent portable entertainment systems, and they are always handy while giving presentations.
Not only does having a tablet bring with it several advantages, having one with a bigger screen can bring more benefits and fun with it. A tablet with a large screen, first of all, often means increased productivity; therefore, this means that you can perform more tasks very quickly compared to ones with smaller screens. Two is that a large screen is more comfortable for the eyes if you have a file that has lots of pages to scroll through, you can solve this by a big screen that displays all of it in one page.
A 10-inch tablet is a relatively big screen tablet to offers you several advantages and even more excellent user experience. Over the course of the years, several manufacturers have produced several models of the 10-inch tablet to the market. I have done the research and compiled a list of the best 10-inch tablet on the market their full features and specs for you to be able to choose from.
Number one on the list for the 10-inch tablet is the 2019 Apple iPad. This is the latest installment into the iPad family, and cheaper compared to the other iPads. It comes at a price just starting around $320. This iPad comes with several improvements compared to the earlier installments.
The new development on this 2019 iPad is that it’s bigger; it comes at a 10.2-inch retina display, which is a higher resolution. It has vivid colors and an uninterrupted viewability from different angles. The other significant addition to this model is the Smart Connector, which is excellent if you want to hook the Apple magnetic Smart Keyboard. This Apple iPad runs on a brand new version of IOS called iPadOS and has a 3GB of RAM, which is good at multitasking. The iPadOS has a unique feature the Split View mode, that lets you have two apps running side by side at the same time, each occupying half of the screen.
This tablet has enough power for light gaming too. The battery life is pretty good, and it can last up to 10 hours. The tablet has a fantastic 8MP rear-facing camera, and you pretty much have access to the Apple App Store. It has fixed storage of 32GB, and if you want more room, you will need to add extra bucks for the 128GB. The downside of this tablet is that firstly, it has fixed internal storage with no way of expanding it. Secondly, it is a bit heavier compared to other models and has no headphone jack.
But with the Apple smart keyboard pair it with the Apple Pencil and a pair of iPod earbuds, you are definitely going to have a good user experience.
LENOVO YOGA TAB 3 PRO.
At just a price of around $320, this is a pretty exciting tablet with some awesome futuristic features like the cylindrical stand with a built-in projector inside. It has a 4 speaker JBL and an enlarged spine. This kind of tablet is absolutely for someone looking for something a little more out of the box than the standard tablet design. It is a 10.1-inch tablet with an ISP display, which makes the tablet relatively great for movie watching. The unique thing about this tablet is its enlarged spine, which gives the tablet extraordinary flexibility meaning the screen can be angled in several countless directions.
It comes with specs including a gorgeous 2K display, 64GB of flash memory, and an up to 15 hours of battery life. It also has a cool feature of Anypen Technology, which is cool meaning that you can pretty much use any tool to interact with the display. Also, the tablet has an enhanced multitasking element and it also does support multiple users and this element helps running specific applications on separate windows. This tablet has a 13MP rear-facing camera and a 5MP front-facing one.
The projector on the tablet has a 15-lumen bulb that displays a maximum resolution of 840×480 pixels. It can technically project up to 70-inch, but you will start seeing a lot of pixelation. To get crisp detail, you definitely want to go with 50-inch. This projector works fine in complete darkness, and it is so challenging when there is any light present.
The cons about this tablet are, the overall quality of the tablet camera is not up to challenge with the rest of the cameras out here in the market today. For a 10-inch tablet, this is a pretty heavy tablet because of how they have packed a 10200mAh battery inside with the cylindrical hinge.
SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB S6.
This 10.5-inch tablet has Oled HDR 10 plus display, therefore, it’s capable of playing HDR and has storage of 128GB and 6GB of RAM. But for a little more bucks, you can get 256GB of storage and 8GB of RAM, and even if you are out of room for space, you can add more space with the microSD card expansion.
This tablet only weighs 430g, and it feels weightless in your arms. It also includes an S pen that has a button, and it charges magnetically. If you Pair this 10-inch tablet with the Samsung new keyboard that is fairly innovative for an Android tablet because it features a multitrack pad, however, it’s actually small and can take some time to get used to it and also the fact that it can’t match a great laptop, it is definitely perfect for those looking for a laptop-like experience, and it is nice to have especially with the feature DeX.
The other great thing about this tablet too is the excellent kickstand that is super adjustable. The downside to this tablet is that the built-in pen storage can be a little finicky, has no headphone jack, and the fact that it’s on the high end.
ACER ICONIA ONE 10
The Acer Iconia One 10 comes at just an affordable price of about $220, this 10-inch tablet is pretty much impressive. The tablet has a sleek metallic design that looks great. The Iconia One 10 has a modern Android operating system that’s the Android 8.1, a 32GB of internal storage and excellent speakers. It doesn’t have a good camera compared to other 10-inch tablets in the market; it has a 5MP rear-facing camera and a 2MP front camera.
The real downside to this 10-inch tablet is that it does not have a Full HD screen display. It displays a resolution of only 1280×800 compared to other tablets that display Full HD, 1920×1080. The Iconia One 10 touchscreen isn’t that smooth compared to other tablets. Due to the sleek metal design, the 10-inch tablet feels a little heavier than some other alternatives, and also its battery life isn’t the best.
Nevertheless, this is an affordable tablet if you only need it for the essential tablet use though it isn’t that fast and does have a fabulous display, it looks incredible in its design plus the fact that it comes with the latest Android operating system.
MICROSOFT SURFACE GO.
Microsoft Surface Go is a 10-inch tablet, a 2- in- 1 Windows tablet. The basic model goes for about $399, and the other model goes for about $550. It has a flexible built-in kickstand, the latest Windows laptop OS, and it’s great for running Windows applications. It runs on an Intel Pentium Gold processor, although it can be a little bit slower it’s still better than what you get in the cheapest Windows or Chrome laptops out there. The basic model has a RAM of 4GB and 64GB of storage, and for the other package you get up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage space. The battery life of the Surface Go is pretty good as it can last up to 9 hours, and it charges pretty fast when it is over.
It has front-facing stereo speakers that are both on the left and right, and they sound outstanding. The Microsoft Home in S Mode is nice to use it with apps from Microsoft Store within Windows and accessories that are compatible with Windows 10 Home, and you can easily switch it off.
This tablet is great if you pair it with a Microsoft Surface Go Type Cover and a Microsoft Surface Pen. The downside to this is that they are sold separately. This tablet can serve as an excellent laptop replacement for students and professionals who need something for basic tasks like Word processing, video watching, and web browsing even though it won’t replace your gaming rig soon.
SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB A
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is one of the most affordable Samsung tablets right now, yet it comes with all the same build quality and smooth UI as the more expensive counterparts. This 10.1-inch tablet comes at a price starting around $220, and it’s an affordable tablet with the features that it comes with including the Full HD display, a resolution of 1200×1920 which is excellent for watching videos, web browsing, playing light games and other essential tasks. The tablet is equipped with Android 9 Pie, has storage starting at 32GB built-in, which can be expanded by a microSD up to 512GB of storage. It also has good speakers that are powered by Dolby Atmos, which sound great considering the tablet price.
Tab A has a pretty solid battery life of up to 13 hours, a rear-facing camera of 8MP, and a front-facing camera of 5MP that takes decent photos. The tablet is fast and easy to navigate, and the screen control works smoothly; therefore, swiping it is a breeze here.
The downside to Tab A is that it has 2GB of RAM on the 32GB model, which limits the tablet performance while multitasking. Also, the tablet has Wi-Fi only no LTE, and although the speakers are outstanding, they are not that great. But overall, this tablet is excellent for an entry-level tablet for someone looking for a tablet in 2020 and for doing basic tasks.
SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB S5e
This tablet made it on our list for the best 10-inch tablet. It comes at the cost of around $350, it’s an ultra-lightweight Android tablet and has a gorgeous screen of 10.5-inch. It has a sleek metal design, and it’s already loaded with Android 9.0 Pie. It’s available for both 64GB and 128GB of storage, both of which have expandable storage via microSD for up to an additional 512GB of storage space.
The tablet offers facial and fingerprint recognition of unlocking features. The Super AMOLED technology screen provides crisp and stunning visuals of a resolution up to 2560×1600. It’s pretty fast as it’s powered by the Dual 2.0GHz and Hexa 1.7 GHz processor and comes with a 4GB RAM, and even the 128GB model has a massive RAM of 6GB. The tablet also has a non-removable battery and the battery life is pretty solid. It has a rear-facing camera of 13MP and a front-facing camera of 8MP. The other downside is that it comes with unnecessary bloatware.
All in all, this tablet is worth the money as it’s attractive in shape, and when you pair it with a keyboard case and the Samsung Dex app, it definitely brings out the ultimate 2-in-1 tablet experience.