Microsoft Surface Pro
Whereas most gaming tablets will only offer iOS or Android gaming on the go the Microsoft Surface Pro can actually let you play your steam games. Yes, it’s true well you won’t be playing anything on max settings middle and graphic options can see you running games at a slick 50 frames per second including games like Minecraft or portal 2 and a perfectly decent 30 frames per second for games such as XCOM Enemy Unknown and civilian 5.
The surface pro is also compatible with the signature type attachment giving you a keyboard and touchpad that essentially turns this tablet into a laptop. If you want a Windows Device with a big beautiful screen a full keyboard and all the flexibility of a tablet, then the windows surface pro is an excellent choice. It won’t compete with a gaming rig but when it looks this good and weighs too little comparatively speaking you won’t regret it.
Apple iPad 10.2
If you can’t afford or have no need for the extra horsepower of the iPad pro the iPad 10.2 is a fantastic mid-range iPad that can play mostly any game you want it’s got plenty of screen to move around on with a completely respectable resolution of 1620 by 2160 pixels for enticing visuals.
It runs on an a-10 vision chip three gigabytes of RAM and 32 gigabytes of storage the rear camera is eight megapixels while the front facing camera is 1.2 megapixels it’s compatible with the Apple pencil for sketching and doodling as well.
Fire HD 10 Kids Edition
Fire HD 10 kids Edition easily the most underpowered tablets on our list the fire 10 HD 10 kids Edition is also by far the most affordable your teen isn’t going to be firing a fortnight on this but it is still well worth recommending for younger kids up to 9 years old.
The beauty of the Fire HD eight kids Edition is in the curated age-appropriate content and the excellent parental controls if you want a device that you can set up and forget. This is a perfect by Amazon does lock you into a similar subset of games and apps then you’d be able to access with the full Android tablet but our kids love the constantly updated menu of casual games and the screen and battery life are decent it comes with a bumper case and a generous warranty.
Apple iPad Mini 5
iPad Mini is an optimal option if you want something truly portable the 7.9-inch display lacks the smoothness of the pro and the shine of Samsung’s AMOLED but it’s still sharp and bright. The performance is excellent so running the latest game smoothly it’s not going to be a problem you can also have some augmented reality fun with little things like Angry Birds AR. The support for the Apple pencil if you like the idea of sketching battery life is less than stellar especially if you’re playing a lot and the price is typical Apple on the higher side but there’s no strong competition at this size.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6
Samsung boasts a lightning-fast Snapdragon 855 processor backed by 6 GB or 8 GB of RAM. There’s a stunning 10.5 inch Super AMOLED screen that you’ll never tire of looking at it has quad speakers’ good battery life and a stylish design. Samsung’s special game booster promises a lag free gaming experience and a partnership with discord brings live chat features to the game launcher.
You’ll also find a dual lens main camera combining a 13-megapixel lens with a 5-megapixel wide-angle lens there’s a decent 8-megapixel front facing camera the tab S6 and S Pen support – which is great if you’d like to write notes by hand or sketch but also doubles as a remote control.
Apple iPad Pro (11 inches)
Apple iPad pro 11 inches – things that set the iPad pro above the crowd when it comes to gaming are the enormous sharp and smooth 120 Hertz display and the completely unrivaled RAW processing power we’ve highlighted. The 11-inch model as the best pick because it’s a little more affordable and manageable but if you want to get lost in something like civilization then the 12.9-inch model is even better pairing this tablet with some of the best I’ve had.
It will be enough to keep the most demanding of gamers happy apples tablets stand apart from the Android crowd because of the level of polish. The optimization of many apps and nowhere is this difference darker than with its games this is also a great looking tablet for convenient face ID built-in and a host of fun augmented reality apps and games. Even the battery life is good enough to keep you gaming on the go for hours the obvious downside is the high cost.