The best Windows 10 tablets are getting better by the minute. Not only are they great for watching some Netflix or playing some casual games, but because of their lightweight designs and powerful components, they’re among the best 2-in-1 laptops you can buy. It’s easy to see why they’re so universally praised as being the best of both worlds.
This is all thanks to the versatility that the best Windows tablets inherently bring to the table. From thin and light beauties like the Acer Switch 5 to power hungry behemoths like the Surface Pro 6, the best Windows tablets have something for everyone. Plus, anyone looking for a cheap Surface device will be happy to know that the Surface Go offers a great Windows tablet experience at a budget cost.
With so many options out there, we’ve gathered up all the best Windows tablets. Regardless of what you’re trying to do with it, you can find the best Windows tablets right here. So, let’s dive in to everything Windows tablets can do.
For years, Microsoft’s Surface Pro lineup has been the ideal of what the best Windows tablets should strive for. And, while it doesn’t bring anything especially new to the table, it does iterate in a meaningful way, with more powerful hardware and a sleek black color option that looks stunning. It still doesn’t come with the Surface Pen or the Type Cover, but that’s unfortunately to be expected these days. Either way, it’s the best Windows tablet on the market right now.
Read the full review: Microsoft Surface Pro 6
A budget Surface device has been demanded by users for years, but the wait is finally over. The Microsoft Surface Go is simply the best Windows tablet for anyone that wants to work on the go. Thin, light, portable and elegant without costing a fortune, Microsoft has packed in everything they could in a device at a low price point. And, if you’re a student, or just someone that wants to consume some media while traveling, you can’t go wrong with the Microsoft Surface Go – you can even play some of the best laptop games on an airplane.
Read the full review: Microsoft Surface Go
If you need a Windows tablet with the versatility of the Surface Pro, but you don’t have a lot of cash to spare, the Acer Switch 5 is an excellent choice. You’ll lose a bit in screen resolution and sound quality, but you're saving hundreds of dollars for comparable power. The Acer Switch 5 is one of the best Windows tablets for any students or professionals that need to get stuff done on the go, while sticking to a budget.
Read the full review: Acer Switch 5
While it features a 6th generation Intel processor, the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S is a knockout 12-inch tablet that manages to be thinner and lighter than most Windows tablets. It also has a beautiful AMOLED screen that you won’t find on any other Windows device, plus a pair of high-quality speakers that sound better than most other tablet speakers. The keyboard is a bit iffy, but if you’re looking for a tablet to watch some Netflix on, the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S is the best windows tablet for you.
Read the full review: Samsung Galaxy TabPro S
- This product is only available in the US and UK at the time of this writing. Australian readers: check out a fine alternative in the Microsoft Surface Go
The HP Spectre x2 was originally created to be a budget version of the Surface Pro. However, HP has redesigned this Windows tablet to vie for Microsoft’s premium crown. In many ways, we have to admit it succeeds. The HP Spectre x2 rocks a 7th-generation Kaby Lake Core i7 processor at a lower price point – it even looks cooler. It gets better – the Active Pen and keyboard come with the HP Spectre x2, which is more than can be said for the Surface Pro.
Read our full review: HP Spectre x2
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Bill Thomas and Gabe Carey have also contributed to this article