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Tablets are like a cross between a larger-size smartphone and a scaled-down laptop. They are typically made convenient to carry around in your backpack or even in your hand. Choosing the right one can be daunting but we manage to make it easier for you by rounding up these best tablets made suitable for working purposes.

1. Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

Best note-taking tablet for work and study

Price from ₱39,100.00

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 may have come with a hefty price tag but it’s justifiable. It boasts a large 10.5-inch and vibrant-looking Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen along with a snappy Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor. While the base model comes with a 64 GB onboard storage, you can choose to expand it up to 512 GB via microSD slot.

Here comes the real deal; the bundled S Pen stylus allows you to do things like jotting down notes, sketching and translating text. Finally, the 7,300mAh battery capacity can last up to 12 hours. Product

2. Microsoft Surface Pro 6

Best Windows tablet with keyboard for work

Price from ₱61,990.00

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Not everybody shares the same sentiment using a tablet that runs on an Android or iPad OS. Which brings us the Windows tablet which is among the best of its kind; the Microsoft Surface Pro 6. It sports a vivid 12.3” PixelSense touchscreen display and a detachable keyboard that allows you to operate the tablet like a laptop.

Performance-wise, the Microsoft Surface Pro 6 packs an Intel i5 quad-core processor with an 8GB of RAM and 128GB SSD. It also has a durable battery life that is able to last up to 13.5 hours. Other highlights include a bundled Windows 10 Home and a cool Windows Hello feature that allows you to log in using the tablet’s facial-recognition camera system.

3. HP ElitePad 900

Best tablet for working outside - ideal for field and construction work

Price from ₱25,999.00

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The HP ElitePad 900 is built tough using a durable aluminium body and a scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 2, complete with an anti-smudge coating to protect your tablet’s screen display from fingerprints and smudges. And since it only weighs around 0.6 kg, the tablet is slim and light enough to carry with you all around.

It runs on an Intel Atom Z2760 along with a 2GB of RAM and 32GB worth of internal storage capacity, which should be enough for browsing web pages and performing basic tasks. There is a microSD slot as well, which comes in handy for those looking for extra storage.

4. Lenovo IdeaTab 4 10

Best cheap tablet for work

Price from ₱11,144.00

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The Lenovo IdeaTab 4 10 is made affordable for the budget-conscious users but it doesn’t skimp on the specs either, with a reasonably large HD display at 10.1 inches. With the combination of a Snapdragon quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, you’ll be able to perform basic multitaskings for work or study.

It also comes with a microSD card slot, allowing you to expand your storage up to 128 GB. The tablet is also notable for its amazing battery life, capable of lasting up to 10-20 hours depending on your usage.

5. Samsung Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (2019)

Best tablet for office and academic work

Price from ₱15,990.00

shopping_cart Shopee Philippines ₱15,990.00

Suitable for working professionals and college students, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A comes with plenty of goodies for its budget-friendly price point. This includes a stunning 8-inch full HD display, an octa-core processor, a 3GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. A microSD slot is also included where you can add up to 512 GB.

The battery life is decent enough, which able to last up to 8-9 hours of normal usage including the likes of surfing the web and watching YouTube videos. Finally, the bundled soft-tip S Pen stylus is pressure-sensitive, making it a breeze for writings or drawings.

6. Microsoft Surface Go

Best tablet for working on the move - also good for Microsoft Word & Excel

Price from ₱45,500.00

shopping_cart Lazada Philippines ₱45,500.00

If you are constantly on the go, the mobility of a tablet often comes to mind. The Microsoft Surface Go weighs only at 522 g and even with its signature type cover (keyboard), it should carry around 1 kg or so.

Specs-wise, the tablet is powered by a decent Intel Pentium Gold processor with 8GBs of RAM and 128 GB of SSD. The bright 10-inch PixelSense display is made durable with the added layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It also runs on Windows 10 OS and even comes with a 30-day trial version of Microsoft Office 365 Home.

Other highlights include an added microSD card slot, a long-lasting battery life that can sustain up to 9 hours and a dual 5MP+8MP camera setup with 1080p video capabilities.

7. Apple iPad Pro 11” (2018)

Best tablet for CAD work

Price from ₱45,500.00

shopping_cart Shopee Philippines ₱45,500.00

If you are using a tablet primarily for graphic design or even AutoCAD, you might want to look into the Apple iPad Pro. It boasts a wide 11” edge-to-edge display, giving you more space to work with. It also utilises the company’s Liquid Retina technology for better colour reproduction and touchscreen responsiveness.

Moreover, it also runs on an iOS 12 octa-core processor, which is said to be 35 to 40% faster than the previous iOS version, particularly when it comes to launching various apps. The iPad Pro’s battery capacity able to last up to 10 hours, which should be enough for a regular full day of work.

8. iPad Mini 5th Gen 7.9” (2019)

Best mini tablet for work

Price from ₱20,450.00

shopping_cart Shopee Philippines ₱20,450.00

Is a regular 10-inch tablet too big for you? You might want to consider the iPad Mini 5, which boasts a smaller 7.9-inch display. At 308 g, it is both thin and light enough that doesn’t weigh you down even if you place it into your backpack.

Despite being a “mini” version, this tablet is no slouch when comes to performance. It packs a speedy A12 Bionic processor that is able to handle multitaskings regardless of work, study or play. The battery capacity able to last up to 10 hours and comes with optional internal storage of 64 GB or 256 GB.

9. Lenovo Yoga Book

Best tablet for design and business work

Price from ₱21,899.00

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The Lenovo Yoga Book offers the best of both worlds for the price of one. It is a tablet with a Wacom-powered touchscreen Create Pad that allows you to draw, sketch or even take notes using its bundled Real Pen.

Secondly, it comes with a Halo keyboard, which might take some time to get used to. But once you get the hang of it, you will find its roomy keys as well as its responsive haptic feedback each time you tab your finger on it.

The Lenovo Yoga Book is also reasonably lightweight while the 10.1-inch display is both vivid and bright enough regardless of using it on a day or nighttime, thanks to its 16.7 million colour depth. Moreover, the battery life is equally impressive, which can run up to 8-9 hours.

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