For a long time, tablets have taken a strange middle ground between smartphones and laptops. More giant screens mean devices are better suites for consuming media and playing games. However, the lack of a full-fledged operating system means tablets are likely to underperform for heavier computing tasks.
There is now a plethora of tablets that can play an essential role for different types of business users – in some cases, even a complete replacement for a work laptop. If you’re looking for a new tablet to hit the market, these six options will each suit one or more niche businesses and could be your go-to device for getting your work done on the go.
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Apple iPad Pro
The latest generation iPad Pro has many features that hint at Apple’s continuing goal of making it a laptop replacement and nothing more than integrating Apple’s M1 processor, which is also in the latest generation of Mac Books and Mac Desktops include. This newest generation has an eight-core processor that could outperform the previous model by 50% and an eight-core GPU that increases graphics performance by 40%. When you add a new Liquid Retina XDR display to the 12.9-inch model, you have a mobile device called a powerhouse for creative people.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 / S7 +
If you want an iPad Pro knowledge but are not an Apple user, you are out of luck. The Android Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and S7 + both have similar specs, designs, and peripherals. The Galaxy Tab S7 has some features that the iPad Pro doesn’t have: the seventh generation Galaxy Tabs come with 5G, and the tablets come with the Samsung equivalent of the Apple Pencil, the S Pen, which also comes with a great device equip makes for creations.
The Microsoft Surface series
As a form factor, tablets are excessive, but most suffer from one common problem: mobile devices first, and then work devices. It is not the case with the Microsoft Surface series. These tablets and hybrids are surface tablets but run on Windows. It makes them ideal for professionals to go and look for a smaller, more portable work machine that they can use as a laptop. There are many options (and prices) for the Microsoft Surface series. It’s best to try them out for yourself and choose the right one.
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro
If you work in the arena, on the front line, or any other place where your tablet needs work contempt risks of damage, then you need a device that can handle a few bumps. So have a look at the Galaxy Tab Active Pro. With LTE connections or as Wi-Fi only, the Galaxy Tab Active Pro is MIL-STD-810G and IP68-rated, and it includes Pen is IP68-rated as well; Samsung also reports 15-hour battery life. Plus, it comes with enterprise management software built-in.
HP Elite X2 G8
HP’s 2-in-1 Elite X2 G8 design is for the enterprise. And it has one of the enormous screens you’ll find on a tablet at 13 inches. There is a bundle of different configuration options, but HP touts them as being built for security. “From the BIOS to the browser, below and above the Operating system, these incessantly evolving solutions help protect your PC from threats,” HP said.
Apple iPad Air 4
It is redesign completely, and the form factors are the same now. The latest iPad Air is also getting the USB-C treatment and some punchy new internals with Apple’s latest mobile chipset, the A14 Bionic. What the iPad Air has become is, in essence, a cheaper, slightly smaller version of the iPad Pro, making it an excellent choice for professionals who don’t want to spend the iPad Pro cost to get a parallel experience.