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20 Best Tablets for Writing with a Stylus (2021)

Writing with a stylus, enables you to take notes faster, be more attentive and productive by writing naturally by not paying attention to the keyboard if you are not a fast typist. Here we’ll look at the best tablets for writing with a stylus. There are thousands of tablets that support writing and taking of notes with a stylus, with various degrees of success and accuracy.

A tablet suitable for writing on, with a stylus, should have a quality display. A resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, should be the minimum. In many cases, this, comes with a high number of pixel density.

All the tablets listed here, have active stylus support. This ensures that you get the same accuracy and speed as that of a real pen on paper, when writing on the tablet.

Since using a stylus takes some processing power, these tablets, are powerful, with a minimum of 2GB of RAM. You also get large storage capacity, with a long battery life.

In this list of best tablets for writing with a stylus, you’ll get the key specifications and features, advantages and disadvantages. With this info, you can make and informed purchasing decision when buying a tablet.

You should also take a look at the Best Tablets for Writing a Thesis in addition to the Best Tablets for Microsoft Word.

The Following are the best Tablets for Writing with a Stylus (2021):

Microsoft Surface Pro X – 512GB Tablet

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Operating System Windows 10
Screen Size 13 inches
Display Resolution 2880 x 1920 Pixels
Processor Qualcomm-Microsoft SQ1 processor
GPU Adreno
RAM 16GB
Storage Space 512GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 5 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery lIFE 13 hours Average
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G LTE
Pros Performance, Storage, Display Quality
Cons None

Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB)

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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 256GB
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 Storage
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

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet

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Operating System Windows 10 Pro
Screen Size 12 inches
Display Resolution 2160 x 1440 pixels
Processor Intel Core m5-6Y57 Dual-Core 1.1GHz
GPU Intel HD Graphics
RAM 8GB DDR3
Storage Space 256GB SSD
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 8 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Capacity UP TO 10 HOURS
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Storage, Performance
Cons NA

Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 512GB) - 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 512GB
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, Display Quality
Cons NA

Microsoft Surface Pro Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB

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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 512GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 5 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Life 12 hours average
Connectivity Wifi, Bluetooth
Pros Storage, Good performance
Cons Price

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ Wi-Fi, Mystic Black - 256 GB

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Operating System Android 10.0
Screen Size 12.4 Inches
Display Resolution 2800 x 1752 Pixels
Processor Qualcomm SDM865+ Octa Core
GPU Adreno 650
RAM 8GB
Storage Space 256GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 13 + 5 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 8 Megapixels
Battery Life up to 14 hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Storage, Battery, Performance
Cons NA

Microsoft Surface Go2 M8128, Silver (MHM-00001)

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Operating System Windows 10
Screen Size 10.51 Inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1280 Pixels
Processor Intel Core M3-8100Y
GPU Intel HD
RAM 8GB
Storage Space 128GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 8 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Life up to 10 Hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Affordable, Design
Cons None

Google Pixel Slate 2 in 1 i7

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CPU 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processo
GPU Intel HD
Display Size 12.3 inches
Display Resolution 3000x2000 pixels
RAM 16 GB
Storage Space 256 GB
Operating System Chrome OS
Ports USB, Headphone
Dimensions (L x W x H) 11.45 x 7.95 x 0.28 in
Weight 1.59 lbs
Pros Performance, Display Quality, Design
Cons Price

Vankyo MatrixPad Z4 10 inch Tablet

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Operating System Android 9 Pie
Screen Size 10.1 Inches
Display Resolution 1280x800 Pixels
Processor 64 bit Quad-core 1.5GHz
GPU PowerVR
RAM 2GB
Storage Space 32GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes, up to 128GB
Main Camera 8 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 2 Megapixels
Battery Capacity 4500mAh
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Lightweight, Portable
Cons NA

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

NuVision 8-inch Tablet PC 2GB RAM, 32GB SSD

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Operating System Windows
Screen Size 8 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Processor Intel Atom Z3735F Quad-Core Processor
GPU Intel HD
RAM 2GB
Storage Space 32GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 8 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Life up to 6 hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Performance, Affordable
Cons None

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

TECLAST F5 2 in 1 Touchscreen Tablet

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Operating System Windows 10
Screen Size 11.6 inches
Display Resolution 1920×1080 Pixels
Processor Intel 8th generation Gemini Lake N4100 processor with up to 2.4GHz burst frequency
GPU 9th generation UHD 600 Graphics
RAM 8GB LPDDR4 RAM
Storage Space 256GB high-speed SSD
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera Megapixels
Battery Capacity 26600mWh
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Battery life, design and build quality, performance, Display Quality
Cons NA

Apple iPad Mini (Wi-Fi + Cellular, 256GB)

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Operating System iOS
Screen Size 7.9 inches
Display Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels
Processor A12 Bionic chip
GPU Apple GPU
RAM 3GB
Storage Space 256GB
SD Card Expansion Slot No
Main Camera 8 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 7 Megapixels
Battery Life up to 10 hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth + Cellular
Pros Performance
Cons NA

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

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 32 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 2GB
Storage Space 32GB
SD Card Expansion Slot Yes
Main Camera 8 Megapixels
Front Selfie Camera 5 Megapixels
Battery Life 13 hours
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Pros Affordable, Performance
Cons Storage

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5 (i7, 16GB RAM, 1 TB) Tablet

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Operating System Windows 10
Screen Size 13.5 inches
Display Resolution 3000 x 2000 Pixels
Processor Intel Core i7
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
RAM 16GB
Storage Space 1TB
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 Price

Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 1TB) - 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 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 Cellular, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Pros Storage, Display Quality, Performance
Cons None

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