Looking for a great mobile device that gives you the convenience of a smartphone, but with the processing power of a laptop? Then check out some of the best tablets of 2017.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
For those people who are hesitant about leaving behind all of the handy features of a laptop, then the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 could be a good option.
Not only does it have a powerful dual-core 2.4GHz Intel Core processor and 256GB of storage, but this handy device also has a fantastic stylus that’s great for note-taking and creating artwork.
In addition to this, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 also comes with a very useful keyboard. And whilst the range of apps for Windows 10 may leave you short of gaming options compared with iOS and Android tablets, it’s still a stunning addition to the market from Microsoft.
Apple iPad Pro 12.9 inch
But for those who are really serious about creating some great digital art on the go, the Apple iPad Pro 12.9 inch is hard to beat.
This has an incredible screen resolution of 2,732 x 2,048, and when you factor in Apple’s A10X Fusion processor and up to 512GB of storage, it shows that this is one of the best tablets out there.
The 120Hz ProMotion panel makes creating dazzling artwork a real breeze. And with impressive battery life and stunning speakers, it’s a great pick for 2017.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7
This compact yet powerful tablet is one of the best on the market for Android users, and it is a strong choice for watching media or gaming.
Although some may find the 4:3 ratio a little unusual, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 more than makes up for it thanks to its light weight and impressive screen resolution.
In addition to this, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 runs the Android operating system flawlessly which means that Netflix movies work like a dream on this stylish device.
Nvidia Shield Tablet K1
But for those serious about gaming, the Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 is a very strong option. The big selling point of this tablet is the fact that it can stream PC games like Metal Gear Solid 2 direct from the NVIDIA’s online resources.
And with a Full HD 8-inch display, a useful microSD slot, and a handy controller for even more gaming fun, this compact tablet is a great cost-effective solution for any dedicated mobile gamers.
Apple iPad mini 4
It might seem unfair to include two Apple tablets on this list, but the Apple iPad mini 4 is a good alternative to the iPad Pro if you value convenience over processing power.
With a great 7.9-inch display, a decent dual-core 1.5GHz Apple A8 processor, and an ultra-lightweight 299g body, it’s perfect for playing simple games on the iPad’s browser.
Google Pixel C
And finally, Google have made a strong impression on the tablet market with their Pixel C device.
This compact tablet has been picking up great reviews as it runs the native Android operating system extremely well and is very handy for watching multimedia or playing games like Minecraft: Pocket Edition.
And with the addition of a separate keyboard boosting its potential in the workplace, it shows that the market for innovative tablets is getting evermore competitive.