The Best Tablets for Workations

Not many gadgets beat the combined convenience and power of these favorite devices.

December 22, 2020
Woman lounging in the pool on a float
Workations are still about, you know, work. So, make sure you have a dependable tablet that can handle all the tasks of a laptop. Shutterstock

Vacations are about relaxation and enjoying time with friends and family or, sometimes, just yourself. But that’s not always possible with certain jobs that may require you to be on call while on the road. Check out these best tablets ahead of your next workation.

Fire HD 10 Tablet (10.1" 1080p full HD display, 32 GB) – Plum

To Stream or Not to Stream

The first obstacle in working on vacation is convincing yourself not to spend the whole time watching shows by the pool. Amazon

With tablets being 90 percent screen, the display is one of the most important features you should consider when looking into a tablet. From watching videos to reading documents and even filling them out, your tablet’s display is where it all begins.

New Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB) - Silver (4th Generation)

The Instagrammer’s Ideal Device

Answer emails and take selfies—it’s a win win. Apple

Wifi capabilities are great for your tablet, but tablets that also connect cellularly will let you access whatever you need whenever you need it. It beats having to set up a hotspot on your phone and then connecting your laptop to your phone.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 10.4", 64GB Wi-Fi Tablet Oxford Gray - SM-P610NZAAXAR - S Pen Included

Take a Note

The ability to keep notes while enjoying the sun and surf is very helpful for free thinkers. Samsung

The versatility of tablets goes beyond the product itself. In addition to all the functions a tablet has, there are a multitude of accessories you can equip and use with your tablet to enhance your experience.

Dragon Touch K10 Tablet, 10 inch Android Tablet with 16 GB Quad Core Processor, 1280x800 IPS HD Display, Micro HDMI, GPS, FM, 5G WiFi, Black Metal Body

Making Memories with a Lot of Memory

If you’re using your device to save Word docs and take photos and video, you’ll need a lot of space. Dragon Touch

Tablets need to be durable, too. Because they are made mostly of screen, a slight drop could damage the overall experience. Find a tablet capable of withstanding minor accidents, or consider investing in protection, too.

Lenovo Tab M10 Plus, 10.3" FHD Android Tablet, Octa-Core Processor, 32GB Storage, 2GB RAM, Iron Grey, ZA5T0263US

For the Fast-paced Professional

Flipping between tasks takes a truly speedy device. Lenovo

The best tablets are the ones that offer almost everything a laptop does but in the convenience of a tablet. Bust out your tablet for any situation, whether it’s for catching up on a TV series or replying to several work emails.


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