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18 Best Tablets for Outdoor/ Direct Sunlight Use (2021)

When using a tablet outdoors and in direct sunlight, you need a quality display that enables you to comfortably use the device. Today, we’ll look at the best tablets for outdoor and direct sunlight use.

Probably, you have found yourself in a situation where you can’t use a device, (tablet or smartphone), in direct sunlight because of a dim display. Even after increasing the brightness to the maximum level, these tablets are still dim and hard to see anything on the display. This is where NITS (cd/m2), come into play.

Nits, is the amount of light that the display of a tablet, sends into your eyes. Here, you’ll get tablets that have a minimum of 300 nits. With this, while using the tablet, even in a sunny day, you get bright emissions that enable you to easily read and scroll, through your device.

Your therefore, don’t have to worry about buying a highly reflective tablet, that is unusable outdoors and in direct sunlight.

These tablets, also come with good battery life. This ensures that you can use the device, moderately without running out of charge since the display brightness is one of the culprits when it comes to battery drain.

Other factors, taken into consideration, include the storage capacity, build and design, camera quality, performance and wireless external keyboard support.

In this list of best tablets for use in direct sunlight, you’ll get to know the key specs and features, in addition to the advantages and disadvantages.

You should also take a look at the Best Tablets for Reading EBOOKS and PDFs in addition to the Best Tablets for Video Conferencing.

The Following are the Best Tablets for Direct Sunlight Outdoor Use (2021):

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Wi-Fi Only

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Operating System Android
Screen Size 8 inches
Display Resolution 1920x1200 pixels
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
GPU Adreno
RAM 3GB
Storage Space 32GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 13 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5Megapixels
Battery Capacity 6000mAh
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Performance, Battey Life, Display Quality
Cons No Cellular

Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 128GB) - Space Gray (4th Gen)

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Operating System iPad OS
Screen Size 12.9 inches
Display Resolution 2048 x 2732 pixels
Processor A12Z Bionic
GPU Apple GPU
RAM 6GB
Storage Space 128GB
SD Card Expansion Slot No
Main Camera 12MP Wide camera, 10MP Ultra Wide camera, and LiDAR Scanner
Front Selfie Camera 7MP TrueDepth front camera
Battery Life up to 10 hours
Connectivity Cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Performance, Battery, Display Quality
Cons NA

Apple iPad Pro 3rd Gen (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 1TB)

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Operating System iOS
Screen Size 12.9 inches
Display Resolution 2048 x 2732 pixels
Processor A12X Bionic chip
GPU Apple GPU
RAM 4GB
Storage Space 1TB
SD Card Expansion Slot No
Main Camera 12 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 7 Megapixels
Battery Life up to 12 hours
Connectivity Cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Storage, Display Quality
Cons None

CHUWI Hi10 X Tablet

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Operating System Windows 10 Home
Screen Size 10.1 Inches
Display Resolution 1920x1200 Pixels
Processor Intel Gemini-Lake N4100 CPU (4M Cache, up to 2.4Ghz
GPU Intel Graphics 600
RAM LPDDR4 6GB
Storage Space 128 GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 5 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Capacity 7.4V/3250mAh
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Performance, Lightweight and Portable
Cons None

Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 1TB)

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Operating System iPad OS
Screen Size 11 inches
Display Resolution 1668 x 2388 pixels
Processor A12Z Bionic
GPU Apple GPU
RAM 6GB
Storage Space 1TB
SD Card Expansion Slot No
Main Camera 12MP Wide camera, 10MP Ultra Wide camera, and LiDAR Scanner
Front Selfie Camera 7MP TrueDepth front camera
Battery Life up to 10 hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Cellular
Pros Performance
Cons NA

Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Space Gray (2nd Gen)

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Operating System iPad OS
Screen Size 11 inches
Display Resolution 1668 x 2388 pixels
Processor A12Z Bionic
GPU Apple GPU
RAM 6GB
Storage Space 256GB
SD Card Expansion Slot No
Main Camera 12MP Wide camera, 10MP Ultra Wide camera, and LiDAR Scanner
Front Selfie Camera 7MP TrueDepth front camera
Battery Life up to 10 hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Cellular
Pros Storage
Cons NA

RCA 12.2 Inch Android Tablet

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Operating System Android 6
Screen Size 12.2 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels
Processor Mediatek
GPU Mali
RAM 2GB
Storage Space 64GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 5 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 2 Megapixels
Battery Life up to 6 hours
Connectivity Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Pros Screen size, Storage capacity
Cons NA

Microsoft Surface Pro (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 1TB)

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Operating System Windows 10
Screen Size 12.3 Inches
Display Resolution 2736 x 1824 PIXELS
Processor Intel Core i7
GPU Integrated Intel HD Graphics 620
RAM 16GB
Storage Space 1TB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 5 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Life 12 hours average
Connectivity Wifi, Bluetooth
Pros Storage, Design, Performance
Cons None

Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512 GB)

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Operating System Windows
Screen Size 12.3 Inches
Display Resolution 2736 x 1824 Pixels
Processor Intel Core i7
GPU Intel HD
RAM 16GB
Storage Space 512GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 8 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Life 13.5 hours
Connectivity Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Pros Battery Life, Performance, Storage Capacity
Cons NA

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" i7 - 16GB - 512GB Tablet

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Operating System Windows 10 Pro
Screen Size 12.3 inches
Display Resolution 2736 x 1824 Pixels
Processor Intel Core i7-1065G7 Processor (4 Core, 8 Thread, 1.30-3.90Ghz)
GPU Intel Iris Plus Graphics
RAM 16 GB
Storage Space 512GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 8 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Life 10.5 hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Performance, Battery Life, Display Quality
Cons NA

CHUWI UBook Tablet

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Operating System Windows 10 Home OS
Screen Size 11.6 Inches
Display Resolution 1920x1080 Pixels
Processor Intel Gemini-Lake N4100 Quad-cores
GPU Intel® UHD Graphics 600 , 700MHz
RAM 8GB
Storage Space 256 GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 5 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Capacity 3500mAh
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Performance, Display Quality, Large storage
Cons None

Samsung Electronics SM-T830NZKLXAR Galaxy Tab S4 256GB


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Operating System Android 8.0, Oreo
Screen Size 10.5 Inches
Display Resolution 2560x1600 Pixels
Processor Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm)
GPU Adreno 540
RAM 4GB
Storage Space 256GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera Megapixels
Battery Life 16 Hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Storage, Performance
Cons Price

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5 (i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB)

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Operating System Windows 10
Screen Size 13.5 inches
Display Resolution 3000 x 2000 Pixels
Processor Intel Core i5
GPU Intel HD Graphics 620
RAM 8GB
Storage Space 256GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 8 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Life up to 17 hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Performance, Battery Life
Cons NA

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 128 GB Wifi

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Operating System Android 9 Pie
Screen Size 10.1 Inches
Display Resolution 1920x1200 pixels
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon
GPU Adreno
RAM 3GB
Storage Space 128GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 8 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Life 13 hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Storage, Performance
Cons NA

Apple iPad Pro 3rd Generation (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 512GB)

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Operating System iOS
Screen Size 12.9 inches
Display Resolution 2048 x 2732 pixels
Processor A12X Bionic chip
GPU Apple GPU
RAM 4GB
Storage Space 512GB
SD Card Expansion Slot No
Main Camera 12 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 7 Megapixels
Battery Life up to 12 hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Display, Performance, Design
Cons None

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5, 128GB (LTE & WiFi)

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Operating System Android 9.0 Pie
Screen Size 10.5 inches
Display Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
GPU Adreno 640
RAM 6GB
Storage Space 128GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 13 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Life up to 15 hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G LTE
Pros Performance, Battery, Dispplay
Cons

Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 13.5 i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD

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Operating System Windows 10
Screen Size 13.5 inches
Display Resolution 3000 x 2000 (267 PPI) Pixels
Processor 10th Gen Intel Core i5
GPU Intel Iris Plus Graphics
RAM 8GB
Storage Space 256GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 8 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Life up to 15.5 hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Design, Battery
Cons NA

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Cellular Tablet

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Operating System Android 10
Screen Size 10.4 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels
Processor Exynos 9611
GPU Mali G72 MP3
RAM 4GB
Storage Space 64GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 8 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Capacity 7040 mAh
Connectivity 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS
Pros Performance, Display Quality, Battery Life
Cons None

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