Tablets in the classroom are becoming more common as technology has advanced, and the benefits of having handheld computing devices and digitized notes are widespread. So, as you prepare to leave for college or go into high school, you might be in the market for a tablet. Below we outline some of the best tablets for school that can be found at a reasonable price. Whether you’re looking for a simple note-taker or a 2-in-1 laptop/tablet hybrid, we’ll give you some options that won’t break the bank. If you have a tablet already and want to make room for a new one, you can sell your tablet at Trademore to make space and get extra cash.
While the iPad 2018 Model is a year old, it isn't any less of a heavy-lifter. You can use this model to double as a note-taking device for classes and a laptop for essay writing. It's smaller and more affordable than its cousin the iPad Pro with all the same classic Apple aesthetics. The important features include a 9.7-inch Retina Display with both front and back cameras and a choice between 32GB OR 128GB. Additionally, the iPad 2018 Model easily stays online for up to 10 hours of continuous work. This keeps you going through all of your classes.
The Lenovo Yoga Book stands out from the crowd as a tablet that's specifically optimized to be used for on-screen writing. You can write or draw directly on the tablet to transfer into your files. This function is perfect for any student, whether that's taking notes in classes, drawing diagrams in science labs or drafting sketches for an art students. This writing pad also turns into a touch keyboard so you can type as well, but this might be a turn-off for students who prefer a physical keyboard.
The Lenovo Yoga Book also provides great benefits like a 12-hour battery life, clear definition display for video watching and Dolby Atmos speakers for high-quality music.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is sleek, everyday multi-tasker that's one of the best tablets for school. With expandable storage up to 512 GB and 10.1 in. HD corner to corner display, this tablet stands up to the competitors. You can take it around to classes with plenty of space for files and class projects while enjoying movies. Don't forget the high-quality rear and front cameras that make this tablet fun to bring along.
The Microsoft Surface Go is one of the most expensive tablets on our list, but don't let that turn you away. The Surface Go is a 10-inch convertible tablet/laptop combination that comes with HD display and a powerful processor built to multi-task. With 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage, the Surface Go can compete with your basic laptop while staying sleek. Use your front facing camera for video chats and the ever important selfie. This is one of the best tablets in the classroom if you want a lightweight device to take to classes that can compete with most laptops. You can add on accessories like the Surface pen and keyboard for a more laptop-like experience.
The Amazon Fire HD 10 shines as an entertainment tablet with its built-in connection to Amazon prime services for movie and television bingeing galore. It's also one of the cheaper options currently out on the market. The Fire HD 10 is an ideal everyday companion with the hands-off Alexa system, 2GB of RAM and either 32 GB OR 64 GB of storage. It's perfect to carry around campus and has a custom anti-glare coating on its 10-inch HD screen for using outdoors on the quad without a problem. Overall, this is an affordable tablet choice for notes, reading and entertainment.
We hope this helps you make your decision on the best tablet for school and whether tablets in the classroom will help you. For more information about different tablet uses and other tech topics, make sure to check out our blog and look at what other devices you could sell.
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