Top Tablets for the Road Warrior

Top Tablets for the Road Warrior

Does the concept of "working at your desk" sounds hypothetical to you? For those who spend the day away from their office, battery autonomy is a huge factor. The following devices are strong enough for you to be productive through the day while requiring little or no stops by the power outlet.

Your options 3 top results, ranging in price from ∼ US$1370 to US$1619, with accessories.

  • #4, Laptops ($1025 - $1625)
    Microsoft Surface Book 2 (256GB / Intel Core i5)

    Microsoft Surface Book 2 (256GB / Intel Core i5) from US$1180;
    ~$1619 with accessories

    The Surface book is a different take on the 2-in-1 concept. It's great if you can't make up your mind between a laptop or a tablet and you can detach the screen... Read More about the PGU-00001

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck3.5/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power3/5
    Storage2.5/5
    Portability2.5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck4.5/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power5/5
    Storage4.5/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck2.5/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage2/5
    Portability3/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by Portable Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck3/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power3/5
    Storage2.5/5
    Portability3/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by Large Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck4.5/5
    Versatility for the Price3/5
    Power5/5
    Storage4.5/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    performance in Microsoft Word 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft Excel 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft PowerPoint 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Core i5-8350U
    Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 620
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 256.00 GB
    Screen Size: 13.5"
    Screen Resolution: 3000×2000
    Dimensions: 31.20 x 23.20 x 2.30 cm
    Weight: 1.530 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. ×
  • #6, Laptops ($1025 - $1625)
    HP 13" Spectre x360 2-in-1 Laptop - Natural Silver Aluminum

    HP 13" Spectre x360 2-in-1 Laptop - Natural Silver Aluminum from US$1000;
    ~$1370 with accessories

    This versatile laptop can flip into a tablet when a keyboard would be in the way.

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck3/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power1.5/5
    Storage4/5
    Portability3.5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck4.5/5
    Versatility for the Price2/5
    Power4/5
    Storage5/5
    Portability1/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck2.5/5
    Versatility for the Price2/5
    Power2/5
    Storage2.5/5
    Portability3.5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by Portable Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck2.5/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power1/5
    Storage4/5
    Portability4/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by Large Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck4.5/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power4/5
    Storage5/5
    Portability1/5
    Autonomy5/5

    performance in Microsoft Word 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft Excel 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft PowerPoint 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Core i5-1035G4
    Graphics: Intel Iris Plus Graphics
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 512.00 GB
    Screen Size: 13.3"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 39.37 x 19.45 x 1.70 cm
    Weight: 1.302 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. ×
  • #7, Laptops ($1025 - $1625)
    Microsoft Surface Book 2 (128GB / Intel Core i5)

    Microsoft Surface Book 2 (128GB / Intel Core i5) from US$1180;
    ~$1619 with accessories

    The Surface book is a different take on the 2-in-1 concept. It's great if you can't make up your mind between a laptop or a tablet and you can detach the screen... Read More about the HMU-00001

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck2.5/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power2/5
    Storage1/5
    Portability2.5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck4.5/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power4.5/5
    Storage4/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck2.5/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power2/5
    Storage1/5
    Portability3/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by Portable Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck2/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power1.5/5
    Storage0.5/5
    Portability3/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by Large Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck4/5
    Versatility for the Price3/5
    Power4.5/5
    Storage3.5/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    performance in Microsoft Word 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft Excel 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft PowerPoint 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Core i5-7300U
    Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 620
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 128.00 GB
    Screen Size: 13.5"
    Screen Resolution: 3000×2000
    Dimensions: 31.20 x 23.20 x 2.30 cm
    Weight: 1.530 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 Microsoft site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×

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