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Best Tablets for College Students

Last Updated On: May 21, 2016

In previous days, college students were using computers or laptops to complete their project work or other work. But with the advanced development in technology, the developers have launched a portable computer, called as Laptops & tablet device. The laptops made all the work very easy for students. Laptops were preferred by so many peoples including students, housewives too. But, they also wanted some unique, small and more portable device like the laptop.

And then after the laptops, one another device is introduced by the tech lovers, known as Tablet. Tablets come with the affordable price, simplicity and portability option, which makes its use too easy. Also for your simplicity, here we are also coming up with the discussion of the Best Tablets for College. 

Best Tablets for College Students

Yes, here we will list 10 Best Tablets for College, which will be very useful to the college students.

ASUS ZENPAD 16 GB Tablet

The ASUS ZENPAD Z170c tablet device comes with 7 inches IPS multi-touch screen capacitive display along with the ASUS TruVivid technology. The screen resolution of the display is around of 600 x 1024 pixels. In terms of internal memory space, this ASUS tablet comes with 16 GB built-in memory storage. It is also expandable up to more 64 GB of capacity by using an external micro SDHC card.

ASUS ZENPAD Z170C-A1-BK Tablet
Best Tablets for College Students

1 GB of RAM memory is also packed with this device, for its obstacle free performance. This ASUS ZENPAD tablet also has 2 MP resolution Main camera, provided for to captured images and video recordings.

Check out a detailed review about ASUS Zenpad 16 GB tablet from below video that is originally published by Currys PC World on YouTube.

It also comes with 0.3 MP resolution Front camera, especially given for selfie lovers. This tablet does not support SIM card. This tablet is powered by a 1.2 GHz 64-bit Intel Atom x3-C3200 Quad-core processor.

It runs on an Android operating system with android version 5.0 Lollipop. As per the features of this device, we can say that it is one of the best tablet devices.

Features of the ASUS ZENPAD Z170C-A1-BK Tablet :

  • 7 inches IPS multi-touch screen capacitive display with the ASUS TruVivid technology
  • 16 GB built-in memory storage
  • Expandable up to 64 GB of capacity by using a micro SDHC card
  • 1 GB of RAM memory
  • 2 MP resolution Main camera
  • 0.3 MP resolution Front camera
  • Powered by a 1.2 GHz 64-bit Intel Atom x3-C3200 Quad-core processor
  • Runs on an Android operating system with version 5.0 Lollipop

Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet

The Microsoft Surface 3 tablet runs on Windows operating system with version Windows 8.1. It comes with a huge 10.8 inches multi-capacitive touch screen display.

The display has high screen resolution up to 1920 x 1280 pixels. This tablet device is boosted by a powerful 1.6 GHz Quad Core Intel Atom x7-Z8700 processor. To increase the overall efficiency of the tablet, 2 GB of RAM memory is also coupled to it.

Microsoft Surface 3 64 GB Tablet
Best Tablets for College Students

64 GB of internal memory storage space is also associated with this device, which allows you to store thousands of data and files. To taking some high-quality images and videos, this Microsoft tablet also has 5-megapixel resolution Main camera.

Check out below video for detailed Microsoft Surface 3 review published by The Verge on Youtube.

It is packed with a Li-Ion battery, which can provide 10 hours average battery life. It will come with a Silver color variant and also support Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g.

Features of the Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet :

  • Runs on Windows operating system with version Windows 8.1
  • 10.8 inches multi-capacitive touch screen display with resolution up to 1920 x 1280 pixels
  • Boosted by a powerful 1.6 GHz Quad Core Intel Atom x7-Z8700 processor
  • 2 GB of RAM memory
  • 64 GB of internal memory storage space
  • 5-megapixel resolution Main camera
  • Packed with a Li-Ion battery
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro Tablet

The Samsung Galaxy Note Pro tablet device comes with a big 12.2 inches multi-capacitive touch screen display along with the screen resolution up to 2560 x 1600 pixels. It is powered by an amazing  Samsung Exynos 5 Octa-core processor. This Galaxy tablet runs on an Android operating system with version 4.4 KitKat.

It also supports S Pen, to write handwritten notes on the device.

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro Tablet
Best Tablets for College Students

If we talking about the internal memory, this Samsung Galaxy comes with 32 GB of built-in memory storage. It is also expandable by using a micro SD card.

Check out below video about Samsung Galaxy Note Pro full review published by Btekt on YouTube.

The battery of this device has 13 hours of average battery life. This Galaxy tablet also has Rear camera with 8 MP resolution. It also comes with 2 MP resolution Front camera, which is specially provided for taking amazing selfies and video chat.

Features of the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro Tablet :

  • 12.2 inches multi-capacitive touch screen display with resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels
  • Powered by an amazing Samsung Exynos 5 Octa-core processor
  • Runs on an Android operating system with version 4.4 KitKat
  • S Pen supported
  • 32 GB of built-in memory storage
  • Expanded further by using a micro SD card
  • 13 hours of average battery life
  • 8 MP resolution Rear camera
  • 2 MP resolution Front camera

Sony Xperia Z Tablet

This Sony Xperia Z SGP312U1/B tablet device comes with 32 GB of internal memory storage space. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Quad-core processor.

This Sony tablet runs on an Android operating system with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean version. It comes with a big 10.1 inches multi-capacitive touch screen display. The screen resolution of the display is around of 1920 x 1200 pixels.

Sony Xperia Z SGP312U1 B Tablet
Best Tablets for College Students

This Samsung tablet device comes with a Li-ion battery along with sufficient battery power, which provides 9 hours of battery life.

2 GB of RAM memory is also associated with this tablet, for its obstacle free performance. It is designed with the Water resistant protective feature.

Features of the Sony Xperia Z SGP312U1/B Tablet :

  • 32 GB of internal memory storage space
  • Powered by a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Quad-core processor
  • Runs on an Android operating system with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean version
  • 10.1 inches multi-capacitive touchscreen display with the resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels
  • Li-ion battery with 9 hours of battery life
  • 2 GB of RAM memory
  • Water resistant protective feature

Samsung Galaxy Tab A Tablet

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A device comes with 8.0 inches multi-capacitive touch screen display along with the screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A Tablet
Best Tablets for College Students

In terms of built-in memory space, this tablet has 16 GB of internal memory storage. It can be expanded further by using a micro SD card up to another 128 GB of memory capacity. The Galaxy Tab A device runs on an Android OS with 5.0 Lollipop version.

It is boosted by a powerful 1.2 GHz Samsung Qualcomm Quad-core processor. 1.5 GB of RAM memory is also connected with this device, to improve overall performance. Samsung is most reliable brand and specially made for professionals.

Features & Specs of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A Tablet :

  • 8.0 inches multi-capacitive touch screen display with resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels
  • 16 GB of internal memory storage
  • Expanded further by using a micro SD card up to another 128 GB
  • Runs on an Android OS with 5.0 Lollipop version
  • Boosted by a powerful 1.2 GHz Samsung Qualcomm Quad-core processor
  • 1.5 GB of RAM memory

Lenovo Yoga 3 Tablet

Lenovo Yoga 3 Tablet
Best Tablets for College Students

The Lenovo Yoga 3 tablet has a big 8 inches HD multi-capacitive touch screen display. The screen resolution of the display  is around of 1280 x 800 pixels.

This Lenovo Yoga device comes with 16 GB of internal memory storage space. 1 GB of RAM memory is also coupled with this tablet, to increase the overall performance of it. It is powered by an amazing 1.3 GHz Qualcomm A5 processor. This tablet runs on an Android operating system.

To captured some great images as well as video recordings, 8 MP resolution Rear camera also comes with this Yoga 3 tablet. This device will be available in the silver color variant.

Features of the Lenovo Yoga 3 Tablet :

  • 8 inches HD multi-capacitive touch screen display with resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels
  • 16 GB of internal memory storage space
  • 1 GB of RAM memory
  • Powered by an amazing 1.3 GHz Qualcomm A5 processor
  • Runs on an Android OS
  • 8 MP resolution Rear camera

HP 10 G2 Tablet

The HP 10 G2 2301 tablet comes with 1 GB of RAM memory. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT8127 SoC processor along with ARM Cortex-A7 and Mali-450 GPU.

HP 10 G2 2301 Tablet
Best Tablets for College students & professionals

This HP tablet comes with 16 GB of built-in memory space. It can be further expanded by using a micro SD card up to 64 GB of another data storage capacity.

It has a huge 10.1 inches Diagonal IPS multi-touch screen capacitive display along with the screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. This tab device runs on an Android operating system with android version 5.0 Lollipop. It also featuring a Main camera at the back side of it.

The connectivity features like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth with version 4.0 LE are also associated with this tab device.

Features of the HP 10 G2 2301 Tablet :

  • 1 GB of RAM memory
  • Powered by a 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT8127 SoC processor along with ARM Cortex-A7 and Mali-450 GPU
  • 16 GB of built-in memory space
  • Further expanded by using a micro SD card up to 64 GB capacity
  • 10.1 inches Diagonal IPS multi-touch screen capacitive display with resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Runs on an Android OS with version 5.0 Lollipop
  • Main camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth with version 4.0 LE

Lenovo Tab 2 Tablet

Lenovo Tab 2 Tablet
Best Tablets for College Students

The Lenovo Tab 2 device runs on an Android OS along with version 4.4 KitKat. It comes with a huge 10 inches FHD IPS LCD multi-capacitive touch screen display.

The display has screen resolution up to 1920 x 1200 pixels. The battery of this device can provide at least 10 hours of average battery life. This tab is boosted by a 1.5 GHz MediaTek MT8165 64-bit Quad-core processor.

It also has 2 GB of RAM memory, to keep it always smart. It also comes with an internal memory storage space up to 16 GB. It is packed with the powerful Li-Ion battery, to keep your device alive throughout a day. This Lenovo tablet device will come with the Navy Blue color variant.

Features of the Lenovo Tab 2 Tablet :

  • Runs on an Android OS with version 4.4 KitKat
  • 10 inches FHD IPS LCD multi-capacitive touch screen display with screen resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels
  • 10 hours of average battery life along with Li-Ion battery
  • Boosted by a 1.5 GHz MediaTek MT8165 64-bit Quad-core processor
  • 2 GB of RAM memory
  • 16 GB of internal memory storage space

Toshiba Encore 2 Tablet

The Toshiba Encore 2 WT8-B32CN tablet device comes with 8.0 inches multi capacitive touchscreen display. The screen resolution of this display is around of 1280 x 800 pixels.

In terms of processor, it is powered by a 1.4 GHz Intel Atom Z3735G Quad-core processor. 32 GB of built-in memory space also comes with this tablet, to store thousands of files.To improve the overall efficiency of the device, 1 GB of RAM memory is also associated with it.

Toshiba Encore 2 WT8-B32CN tablet
Best Tablets for College Students

The Toshiba Encore tab device runs on a Windows OS with Windows version 8.1. This tablet comes with Gold color variant. It is packed with a massive Li-Ion battery, which contains Voltage of 5 volts.

The Primary camera with the resolution of 5 MP also comes with this smart device, given to taking high-quality images and video recordings.

Features of the Toshiba Encore 2 WT8-B32CN Tablet :

  • 8.0 inches multi capacitive touchscreen display with the screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Powered by a 1.4 GHz Intel Atom Z3735G Quad-core processor
  • 32 GB of built-in memory storage space
  • 1 GB of RAM memory
  • Runs on a Windows OS with Windows version 8.1
  • Packed with a massive Li-Ion battery with Voltage of 5 volts
  • 5 MP resolution Primary camera

ASUS Transformer Pad Tablet

This ASUS Transformer Pad TF103-A1-BK device comes with a 2 MP resolution Primary camera. It also has a Front camera along with resolution of 0.3 MP resolution.

1 GB of RAM memory is also associated with this tablet device, to increase the overall performance of it. This ASUS Transformer tablet has a huge 10.1 inches WXGA LED Backlit multi-capacitive touch screen display. The display has high screen resolution which is up to 1280 x 800 pixels.

ASUS Transformer Pad TF103-A1-BK Tablet
Best Tablets for College Students

The Transformer Pad device is boosted by a great 1.3 GHz Intel AtomTM Z3745 processor. It runs on an Android operating system with the version of 4.4 KitKat. This ASUS smart tab also has 16 GB of internal memory storage space.

It is also expandable up to 64 GB of another storage capacity by using an external compatible micro SD card. In terms of Connectivity features Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth version 4.0 and MicroUSB port with 2.0 also come with this device.  

Features of the ASUS Transformer Pad TF103-A1-BK Tablet :

  • 2 MP resolution Primary camera
  • 0.3 MP resolution Front camera
  • 1 GB of RAM memory
  • 10.1 inches WXGA LED Backlit multi-capacitive touch screen display with resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Boosted by a 1.3 GHz Intel AtomTM Z3745 processor
  • Runs on an Android OS with the version of 4.4 KitKat
  • 16 GB of internal memory storage space
  • Expandable up to 64 GB of another storage capacity by micro SD slot
  • Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth version 4.0 and MicroUSB port with 2.0   

Now, here we have completed the discussion about the Best Tablets for College students. In which, we have listed top rated tablets for educational purpose. Do let us know which one you are planning to use?

Are you already using anyone of them? Feel free to share your review and feedback about those tablets in the comment section below.

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