Best Gaming Experience for Large Tablets

Looking for the best gaming experience on large tablets? From all the devices on file, the following 6 currently offer the best performance:

Best Gaming Experience US$290 - US$1089

For games, graphical power is your main concern and the following large tablets have plenty in store. Be warned: this list was built with absolutely no regards for the price. If you're strapped for cash, scroll down to the budget section for gaming machines at below-average prices.

Best Gaming Experience under $400

Need something cheaper? No worries; here are the most gaming-capable large tablets priced below average. They might not run every game on ultra, but you will be able to play.

There might be some overlap with the list above, but everything down here is considered budget-friendly.

  • #1, Tablets (under $500)
    Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 10.1" Touchscreen 2-in-1 Chromebook

    Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 10.1" Touchscreen 2-in-1 Chromebook from US$280;
    ~$350 with accessories

    Device Ratings

    by Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck4.5/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage5/5
    Portability3.5/5
    Autonomy4.5/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck3.5/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power0.5/5
    Storage1/5
    Portability4.5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by Large Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck4.5/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage5/5
    Portability5/5
    Autonomy4.5/5
    Specs
    Processor: MediaTek Helio P60T
    Graphics: ARM Mali-G72
    Memory: 4.00 GB
    Storage: 128.00 GB
    Screen Size: 10.1"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1200
    Dimensions: 23.98 x 15.98 x 0.74 cm
    Weight: 0.449 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the retailer's site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×
  • #2, Tablets (under $500)
    Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet (2019) Guillaume's pick; 27 times!

    Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet (2019) from US$160;
    ~$290 with accessories

    Device Ratings

    by Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck3/5
    Versatility for the Price4.5/5
    Power1.5/5
    Storage2.5/5
    Portability2.5/5
    Autonomy4/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck0.5/5
    Versatility for the Price4.5/5
    Power0.5/5
    Storage0.5/5
    Portability4.5/5
    Autonomy4.5/5

    by Large Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck2.5/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power1.5/5
    Storage2/5
    Portability4/5
    Autonomy3.5/5
    Specs
    Processor: MediaTek MT8183
    Graphics: ARM Mali-G72
    Memory: 2.00 GB
    Storage: 32.00 GB
    Screen Size: 10.1"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1200
    Dimensions: 26.20 x 15.90 x 0.98 cm
    Weight: 0.504 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Best Buy site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×
  • #3, Tablets (under $500)
    Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet (2019, Kids Edition)

    Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet (2019, Kids Edition) from US$210;
    ~$350 with accessories

    Device Ratings

    by Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck2.5/5
    Versatility for the Price1.5/5
    Power1.5/5
    Storage2.5/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy4/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck0.5/5
    Versatility for the Price1/5
    Power0.5/5
    Storage0.5/5
    Portability3.5/5
    Autonomy4.5/5

    by Large Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck1.5/5
    Versatility for the Price1/5
    Power1.5/5
    Storage2/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy3.5/5
    Specs
    Processor: MediaTek MT8183
    Graphics: ARM Mali-G72
    Memory: 2.00 GB
    Storage: 32.00 GB
    Screen Size: 10.1"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1200
    Dimensions: 29.20 x 20.60 x 2.60 cm
    Weight: 0.778 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Best Buy site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×

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