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Tablets to run Affinity Designer on a budget.

Release Date 2018-03-01
Developer Serif
Publisher Serif
Pricing Model Premium
Platforms Mac OS X, Windows
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Affinity Designer has been described as an Adobe Illustrator alternative. It is compatible with common file formats, including Adobe Illustrator (AI), Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), Adobe Photoshop (PSD), Portable Document Format (PDF), and Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) formats. The application can also import data from some Adobe FreeHand files (specifically versions 10 & MX).


Desktop Publishing, Page Layout Editor, Vector Graphics Editor


2D, Brushes, Colouring, Creative, Free Trial, Layers, Lettering, Line Smoothing, Page Layout, Precise Measurements, Prepress, Pressure-Sensitive Stylus Support, Stabilization, Stroke Brushes, Toning, Typography

Pricing and Current Offers

Compatible Tablets

The following Tablets meet the minimal system requirements set by Affinity Designer's developers. So it should run, but you might experience slowdowns when working with larger, heavier files.

Matches are sorted by price, so if what you see doesn't match your expectations and you can afford to pay more, feel free to move on to the next page.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 7 (VDH-00001)

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 (VDH-00001)

The Surface Pro is worth considering if you must have a fully-featured Windows tablet that's both easy to carry and packs a long-lasting battery.


Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck35th percentile
Versatility29th percentile
Power38th percentile
Storage Space14th percentile
Portability95th percentile
Battery Autonomy91th percentile



12", 2736×1824(2736 × 1824, 5MP), Multiple Monitor Support


Intel Core i3-1005G1


Intel UHD Graphics


4 GB, Dual-Channel


128 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)


Typically sells for C$779.