Tablets could be useful for students for various reasons. They are weightless devices, easy to carry, and can scribble down notes. Moreover, certain tablets offer parental control and there are tablets with pens. Here are 6 best tablets suited for students .
Apple iPad and iPad mini ($329 to $499)
Apple iPad and iPad mini feature more that 375,000 apps including educational apps. Apple iPad boasts a 9.7-inch Retina Display and fast A6X processor, while its mini version is a 7.9-inch device which fits in one hand.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 ($399)
The Galaxy Note 8 packs an S-Pen, which makes it easy to take notes. There is a special reading mode for the 8-inch display device. The device can run two apps at a time. This can function as a TV remote too.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD ($169)
This 7-inch tablet offers free access to books via Kindle Owner’s Library and free Prime Instant videos. In addition, a subscription to Kindle Free Time Unlimited ($2.99 per month for Prime members), one fee covers access to books, games and educational apps. The device offers parental control.
Fuhu Nabi 2 Tablet ($199)
This is a 7-inch tablet with parental controls. The tablet features its own integrated learning system in Fooz Kids University and helpful utilities such as a Chore List. This tablet has everything that a student needs for school.
Hisense Sero 7 Pro ($149)
A student looking for both a laptop and a tablet and is short of money, can pick the Hisense Sero 7. It is a 7-inch tablet which offers easy access to Google Play Store and is powered by a quad-core processor. It features microSD card slot and a mini HDMI port.
Acer Iconia W3 ($379)
The device is pre-loaded with Office 2013 Home and Student edition to keep students productive while away at school. Students can take notes while still traveling.