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7 Best Tablets in Australia [2024]

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Tablets are a great way to stay connected with what’s happening around the world, and tablet prices in Australia make them an affordable option for many people. In this article, we’ll explore 7 of the best tablet devices available today. We hope you enjoy!

1. Huion 1060 Plus Graphic Drawing Tablet

The Huion 1060 Plus is a versatile piece of equipment that artists may use to write their profession on a range of platforms, including Android, Linux, Mac and Windows.

Key Differentiators:

  • No-Lag Sketch
  • 233PPS report rate, 5080LPI screen resolution and 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity
  • Drawing Pads Support OS: Windows 7/8/8.1/10 and Mac 10.8.0 or later versions

2. iPad Air (2019)

The iPad Air is one of the best compromises between Apple’s new Pro tablets and the base iPad 10.2, with the iPad Air range being it. It’s compatible with Apple’s excellent Smart Keyboard Cover and fits in perfectly for students looking to take notes on a powerful laptop. The iPad Pro comes with a stylus, but it doesn’t have Apple Pencil compatibility, as all of Apple’s more recent tablets do. The Pro comes with Apple Pencil Gen 2 features and magnetic charging. The iPad Air has just two speakers as opposed to the four on its bigger brother, but this device is compatible with the older Gen 1 Pencil and has a fast A12 chipset.

Key Differentiators:

  • 10.5-inch Retina display with ProMotion, True Tone and wide colour
  • A12 Bionic chip
  • Touch ID fingerprint sensor
  • 8MP back camera, 7MP FaceTime HD front camera
  • Four-speaker audio
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi and 4G LTE mobile data
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life
  • Lightning connector for charging and accessories
  • iOS 12 with Group FaceTime, shared augmented reality experiences, Screen Time and more

3. Apple iPad Pro 2020

The iPad Pro is, without a doubt, the finest tablet on the market right now. It has a beautiful 12.9-inch screen that several reviews praised, and its four speakers allow for crystal clear sound when watching or listening without headphones. The iPad Pro comes with an outstanding selection of applications. The iPad Pro uses Apple’s FaceID facial recognition system to unlock the device.

Key Differentiators:

  • 12.9-inch edge-to-edge Liquid Retina display with ProMotion, True Tone and P3 wide colour
  • A12Z Bionic chip with Neural Engine
  • 12MP Wide camera, 10MP Ultra Wide camera and LiDAR Scanner
  • 7MP TrueDepth front camera
  • Face ID for secure authentication and Apple Pay

4. Microsoft Surface Go 2

The Microsoft Surface Go 2 comes with a Surface Type Cover – an easy-to-use keyboard that’s bundled – and is preloaded with Windows 10 from the start, making it the ideal choice for individuals looking to keep their tablet experience as similar as possible to their home-office usage. The Microsoft Surface Go 2 is a laptop/tablet hybrid that’s heavier than most other devices, but it’s one of the finest options for a laptop/ tablet hybrid and its 27cm display is praised.

Key Differentiators:

  • Free Upgrade to Windows 11
  • Use as a 2 in 1 laptop when you combine with a Type Cover* and enjoy tablet portability with laptop performance and versatility, with adjustable Kickstand
  • Built in WiFi, plus USB C port, headphone jack, HD front and rear facing cameras keep you connected
  • Comes with the security you need and the Windows you know to help keep files and family safe

5. iPad mini (2021)

The iPad mini (2021) is a significant upgrade for Apple’s tiny tablet line, as it features a more contemporary design and a larger 8.3-inch display crammed into an even smaller footprint than the existing model’s 7.9-inch screen. The new mini also has 5G support for the first time, which is promising.

Key Differentiators:

  • 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone and wide colour
  • A15 Bionic chip with Neural Engine
  • Touch ID for secure authentication and Apple Pay
  • 12MP Wide back camera, 12MP Ultra Wide front camera with Centre Stage
  • Landscape stereo speakers
  • Stay connected with ultrafast Wi-Fi 6
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life
  • USB-C connector for charging and accessories

6. Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus

When it comes to screens, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus boasts one of the best screens on any tablet, with a 12.4-inch Super AMOLED display with a 2800 x 1752 resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. The Galaxy Tab S7 Plus features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset, which is powerful and delivers a premium metal construction that is almost as thin as it is long. 5G connectivity will be included in the Galaxy Tab S7 Plus, which comes with a Samsung S Pen stylus free of charge.

Key Differentiators:

  • Transforms into a PC experience with DeX mode and the optional keyboard with expanded trackpad
  • AMOLED screen and quad speakers tuned by AKG with Dolby Atmos surround sound
  • 9ms pen latency, the redesigned S Pen can control presentations, take notes and mark up papers effortlessly
  • Fast-charging USB-C port
  • Wide 13MP and ultra-wide 5MP dual back, and 8MP front-facing cameras

7. Lenovo Tab P11 Pro

The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro features an 11.5-inch 1600 x 2560 OLED screen with 263 pixels per inch and HDR10 support. It’s big, sharp, and has an advantage over LCD rivals because to its OLED display. Because of the four strong speakers, it’s also great for audio. It’s not only beautiful, but it also has a solid metal shell that gives it the appearance of a high-end tablet. The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro is also compatible with stylus and keyboard attachments.

Key Differentiators:

  • Gorgeous OLED display
  • Powerful speakers
  • Elegant design

Tablet Australia

Finding the tablet that is right for you can be difficult. There are many different tablet brands to choose from, which makes it even more challenging. As a result, we’ve narrowed down our tablet choices to 7 of the best tablets in Australia currently on offer. Our list includes something for everyone – whether you’re looking for an affordable tablet or one with some serious power and features! We hope this article has helped your decision-making process by narrowing down your options so you don’t have to spend hours researching before making a purchase.

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Australia. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Australia. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Australia has to offer.