5 Best Writing Tablet to buy Right Now

When inspiration strikes, you just want to write it quickly for the digital publication, and a writing tablet definitely comes handy. The same logic goes when I am composing an article for my blog. I got the perfect combination of writing tool for quick and hassle-free work and if you are not sure about which tablet to buy, don't worry we have covered this topic of the best digital writing tablet for you.

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These are some tablets designed specifically to meet the needs of writers. If you are new to the term "tablet" then it's a new gadget that is an intermediate to smartphone and a PC/laptop. The main thing here comes is the portability, i.e., tablets can be handheld as it has a less weight and can work in extreme weather conditions.

When choosing a tablet, you should be absolutely specific about your requirements. Yes, it's absolutely necessary to know what you will be doing on this tablet and your budget.

Any tablet for writing should have a fast processor, bigger display screen and a good display refresh rate that meets the requirement for a smooth writing experience, i.e., it should be able to match the swiftness of your fingers. This is quite important not to make you frustrated with any kind of lag or slowness of the device. It will ruin your creative mood or environment near you.

Secondly, compatibility with keyword is yet another feature that you should have. Another thing to check is with the stylus functionality for quickly taking handwritten notes, or it should have a provision to buy it separately. And last but not least, a tablet for writing should provide long-lasting battery performance so that you can write endless stories without any interruption.

Best Writing Tablet:

If you are not sure of which one to buy, then we have recommended tablets for you here. These are selected based on all the factors mentioned above, and you will have to go through them and choose one which matches your budget/needs.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7/S7+

Samsung is making tablets since the debut of Android in 2007 and with years of experience, feedback, they have reached to top position in understanding what the writer's needs. This is why Samsung Galaxy Tab S7/S7+ is first on our list.

Both these tablets are good and the difference between tab S7 vs S7+ is the budget that it carries. This tablet provides PC like experience with DeX mode and optional keyword support and there is support for trackpad as well. It has a host of options to make it #1 choice for the tablet for writing.

Apple iPad Pro

Apple is along into tablet manufacturing and their iPad is since a 2013. In fact Apple leads the tablet PC market worldwide by 55% share(Source: StatCounter). Although their devices are costlier than other tablets, but they are great based on the user experience and performance. The 2021 generation of iPad Pro comes with the latest M1 chip, makes it perfect not just for writing but for all round works like graphical designing, video shooting, gaming, etc.,.

According to Apple, it's the world's best note-taking device with the ability to create handwritten notes, edit documents on the go with Apple Pencil (to be purchased separately). It also adds support for connecting Apple Magic Keyword or Smart Folio keyword and from performance wise you get 2 TB storage, 8 GB/16 GB RAM and 10 hours battery life on single charge.

All these features makes Apple iPad Pro the best writing tablet ever, but its price is almost double than other tablets listed here.

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Microsoft Surface Pro X:

This Microsoft Surface tablet is famously employed at many workplaces for their employees and this how business thinks while choosing for a digital writing tablet that shows class and brand name.

The latest Surface Pro X comes with a 13" display, slim design and 8 GB/ 16 GB RAM for essential writing needs. From the storage point of view there are variants from 128 GB to 512 GB and this comes with Windows 10 Home which provides Windows PC like environment.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

If you think that $800 for the top-notch Galaxy Tab S7/S7+ is a costlier option and still you require a writing device, then Galaxy Tab S6 Lite can be a good option for budget conscious users. This one comes at a price of around $400, and it's not a bad choice either.

Price: $420

Boogie Board Blackboard Writing Tablet:

If you are looking for a cheap writing tablet in your budget range, then Boogie Board Blackboard tablet for writing notes can be a perfect choice. It comes at a price under $200, and it's designed/manufactured just for writing purpose only.

With this tablet, you can directly take notes using the pen and saves everything that you write wirelessly to Blackboard app for iOS and Android. It's not listed on the top just because of the fact that Amazon users who have purchased it has given a 3.9-star rating on the product page.

Pros & Cons:

  • Cheapest option available
  • Doesn't include Wi-Fi support

reMarkable 2:

This is an unusual tablet for writing that neither can browser the Internet nor replace your computer. It was awarded the 'Time Best Inventions for 2020'.

Price: $420

Writing Tablet for Business, Academic & Art

Are you looking for a digital pad that is perfectly suitable for business, academic or art work? Moleskine smart writing system should be on top of your priority. It integrates paper and digital tools for connected note taking. You can digitize your notes and develop them in different on-screen formats according to your needs, turning paper digital in real time. Handwriting is digitized via Moleskine note app, pen plus and encoding pages of the paper tablet, i.e., as soon as you write on the paper tablet, it's creates an instant digital

version of what you write. You will need to connect your tablet/phone to the paper tablet via Bluetooth and you will also need a Moleskine app on your tablet(supports App Store, Play Store & Windows Store).

Price: $149


As we arrive to the conclusion, I hope our list has provided a perfect writing tablet. I want to quickly sum up the things that if you are looking for an Android device, then unlocked Samsung device with the latest Tab S7/S7+ will be a nice choice. If you want to save money, then Tab S6 Lite is also a viable option.

It's no doubt that Apple tablet for writing provides the best combination of features, specifications, performance, but it's definitely the costliest option here. On the other side, as a third option, the Microsoft Surface tablets are suitable for workaholic peoples.

So here are the choices -

Best Overall ⊇ Samsung Galaxy Tab S7/S7+  [BuY NoW]

Top by Brand ⊇ Apple iPad Pro [BuY NoW]

Affordable Option ⊇ Boogie Board Blackboard Tab  [BuY NoW]

Best for Business Purpose ⊇ Microsoft Surface Pro X  [BuY NoW]

Best by Battery Life  ⊇ Apple iPad Pro [BuY NoW]

Last but not the least, all the devices mentioned here in the list of best writing tablet on the market are chosen carefully based on various parameters. Just like that, we have also chosen the best selfie ring lights and other cool things in the shopping category.

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This post was last modified on November 28, 2021 9:40 AM