After a quite long period in which tablets lost their steam and high-end options almost disappeared from the market – aside from big brands like Apple and Samsung who kept going – the tablet world has seen a new resurgence with the start of the pandemic, which kept many at home and in need of a new device to whether work or study.
This lead to brands such as Xiaomi and Lenovo to up their game and launch new tablets with top specs, thus making this entire category interesting once again. With that in mind, let’s have a look at what we believe are the top 5 best tablets currently on sale!
Top 5 Best Tablets for November 2021
1. Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Let’s kick off with the Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro. The much awaited successor from the Chinese brand was finally unveiled last August. The tablet is fueled by the powerful Snapdragon 870 5G chipset; along with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.
The Pad 5 Pro then features an 11-inch LCD IPS panel with 2560 x 1600 resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate (touch rate is 240Hz). While on the audio side we find Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio and a total of 8 stereo speakers.
The tablet comes with two rear cameras of 13MP and 5MP resolutions; along with an 8MP selfie snapper.
Finally, the Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro packs a large 8600mAh capacity battery and it can be fast charged at 67W.
2. Apple iPad mini 6
You cannot have a tablet list without the one that started it all, Apple’s iPad series. The iPad mini 6 from Apple is a great device for those who need a powerful yet compact tablet. The mini 6 does indeed come with a small 8.3-inch display, while also packing the beastly Apple A15 Bionic chip; along with 4GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage.
The iPad mini 6 then brings a single rear shooter of 12MP, same for the front, where we find another 12MP sensor.
Finally, the tablet packs 5124mAh battery with support for 20W fast charging. Other features include NFC, 4G connectivity, stereo speakers and iPadOS 15 as OS.
Top 5 Best Tablets for November 2021
3. Apple iPad Pro 11/12.9 (2021)
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If you’re more of a heavy user, the iPad Pro 11/12.9 (2021) will bring a laptop-like user experience with its incredibly powerful Apple M1 chip; paired with 8GB or 16GB of RAM and 128GB / 256GB / 512GB or 1TB / 2TB of storage; respectively.
The 2021 iPad Pro series also packs some ultra high quality panels of 11-inch and 12.9-inch sizes with 264 ppis, 120Hz high refresh rates and support for Apple Pencil (2nd generation).
Photography wise, the iPad Pro 11/12.9 (2021) series brings two rear cameras of 12MP and 10MP; with the latter feature an ultra wide angle lens. While at the front we find a single 12MP snapper.
Finally, the iPad Pro 11 and 12.9 (2021) feature 28.65-watt-hour and 40.88-watt-hour respectively.
4. Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+
Coming from Apple’s biggest rival in this space, Samsung, we have the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+. Samsung’s tablet comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ chipset; along with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.
The Galaxy Tab S7+ features a large 12.4-inch panel with 2800 x 1752 resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. Audio wise we find a speakers tuned by AKG and Dolby Atmos technology.
As for the photos, the tablet packs a main 13MP camera and an ultra wide 5MP sensor on the back; along with an 8MP camera at the front.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ is powered by a massive 10080mAh capacity battery with support for 45W fast charging.
5. Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad Pro 12.6
Last but not least, we have the recently launched Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad Pro 12.6. The new tablet from Lenovo features the powerful Snapdragon 870 chipset; paired with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.
The Xiaoxin Pad Pro 12.6 then packs a 12.6-inch Amoled Samsung E4 panel with 2560 x 1600 resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. The screen is also aided by 4 JBL speakers and Dolby Atmos.
Photography wise we have a main 13MP camera paired with a 5MP for ultra wide shots; while for selfies we find an 8MP sensor.
The Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad Pro 12.6 packs a large 10200mAh battery, supports 45W fast charging and it features NFC.