Whether it’s for work or play, the tablet makes the perfect supercomputer for you on-the-go. They’re small and don’t cost a fortune, but different tablets from different brands still have different specifications built for certain needs.

Before you run to the IT store, make sure you know what kind of tablet works best for you, such as with our list to guide you here.

1. Huawei Mediapad T5

Best tablet for work, taking down notes and travelling on the go
Price from RM999.00
Lazada Malaysia RM999.00 Shopee Malaysia RM999.00

The Huawei Mediapad is a speedy tablet that does everything a good computer does. But it’s great for travelling because of how light it is. With a 300g weight, you’ll barely feel it dragging along in your backpack. 

Utilising an Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 with a starting RAM power of 2GBs, it’s a simple tablet to help you keep work going on the road especially with that big 5,100 mAh battery life.

2. Samsung Galaxy Tab A

Best Samsung tablet - great for artwork and other creative work
Price from RM1,099.00
Lazada Malaysia RM1,099.00 Shopee Malaysia RM1,099.00

Calling all artists! Maybe you’re in the creative field and need a tablet to handle drawing and editing. In that case, a good choice for a tablet like that is Samsung Galaxy Tab which comes with an S Pen. 

This 8-inch tablet is powered with 3GB of RAM together with a 1.6Ghz Octa-Core Processor to run your creative apps smoothly be it Lightroom or Photoshop. The big 4,200 mAh battery pack also allows one to use it for quite a long period of time.

3. Cowon StudyPro 8

Best affordable tablet for studying in school
Price from RM239.00
Shopee Malaysia RM239.00

If you’re a student or on a budget, looking for a simple tablet for school, then check out the Cowon StudyPro 8. Designed in Korea, this is a tablet that is as minimalistic as it gets. Although it lacks a lot of entertainment functionalities, the user interface is designed to keep you productive and organised for work. With such a low price as well, this makes the tablet a worthy buy.

4. Microsoft Surface Pro 6

Best tablet for work and home - 2-in1 laptop
Price from RM4,399.00
Lazada Malaysia RM4,599.00 Shopee Malaysia RM4,399.00

If you’re constantly on the go from your house to your workplace, you can look into the Microsoft Surface Pro 6. Although pricey, that is only because the Surface Pro 6 is a full-function laptop with a detachable keyboard which makes it transformable into a tablet. 

With its base model 11-inch in size, having a starting storage space of 128GB SSD, and powered by an 8th Gen Intel Core i5, it’s an ultimate tablet to have if you think about it.

5. Kindle Paperwhite E-reader

Best tablet for reading documents
Price from RM565.00
Lazada Malaysia RM565.00 Shopee Malaysia RM709.00

Maybe you don’t need an all too powerful tablet. Instead, you’re looking for something to store all your work documents and eBooks. In that case, the Kindle is still one of the best options for such a purpose. It can store up to 32GB worth of eBooks. The screen has been calibrated to mimic paper as well so your eyes won’t get tired after hours of reading. 

6. Unistrong UT30 Rugged Smart Tablet

Best tablet for outside work, or fieldwork and construction
Price from RM6,900.00
Lazada Malaysia RM6,900.00

If you’re constantly outdoors working in a rugged environment, you’ll need a tablet to take on accidental impact and shock. In that case, you can go for the 8-inch Unistrong UT30 Rugged Smart Tablet. 

This isn’t just a tablet with a really thick cover. In fact, it’s completely built straight up to be shock-resistant. Powered by Android with 4GBs of RAM and 2.2Ghz Octa-core, it can run most programs easily without much lag. 

7. ChuWi Deca Core Hi-Pad Tablet

Best tablet for work & play
Price from RM593.01
Lazada Malaysia RM598.00 Shopee Malaysia RM593.01

If you want a table for work but can churn out processing power for games, there’s no doubt the ChuWi Core Hi-Pad Tablet is for you. It has an MT6797X Deca-Core processor to optimise for ultra-low-voltage performance so you’ll be able to entertain yourself at up to ten hours at a time. 

Moreover, the tablet has Dual graphics support so both your videos and games will look gorgeous in full-HD.

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