The stylus offers a convenient way to enter commands on your device’s screen and it is a solution preferred by many users. Instead of having to use your fingers, which some people find uncomfortable, you can rely on this small pen to type a message, browse the internet and much more. Well-known companies including Samsung, Microsoft and Apple, offer tablets that support Stylus input. This means that whether you prefer iOS, Android or Microsoft, you will always find a device that allows you to use complete tasks with the help of a stylus. In this list, we will take a look at the options that you can choose from.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-Inch, 32GB Tablet
Android fans can opt for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, which comes with all the necessary features and specs to give you an amazing experience. It sports AMOLED display with QXGA or 4K UHD resolution. The power of the processor and the high amount of storage and memory are other reasons to consider this tablet as one of the best options for Stylus. In fact, this tablet stands out thanks to its great precision and responsiveness when using the Samsung S Pen Stylus, which can translate, navigate, magnify and create with a complete palette of brush and pen types. Apart from its top functionality, this tablets has a sleek and appealing design.
The tablet’s incredible quad speakers are tuned by AKG and they display the tracks that you play on the screen. It is possible to switch from touch to type with a lightweight keyboard, which you can get separately. The keyboard is automatically paired with the tablet and it is not necessary to charge it at any stage. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 uses the impressive Snapdragon 820 quad core processor which gets to 2.15GHz and 1.6Ghz, allowing you to complete a variety of tasks without hassle. There is 4GB of RAM, but some models start with 2GB. Other specs include the 32GB of Solid State Flash Memory Storage, which can be expanded to 256GB with the microSD slot. One of the best things about this tablet is the high quality image that it offers.
iPad Pro 9.7-inch (32GB, WiFi, LTE option)
This iPad model is a great example of the superb quality that Apple strives for. The iPad Pro now supports a stylus option known as Apple Pencil. Although Apple took its time implementing the option to use stylus on its tablets, the fantastic performance of this device means that it was worth waiting for it. The iPad Pro works seamlessly with stylus and it offers a wide selection of apps that offer stylus support. You can enjoy the advanced design and technology of Apple, and a great selection of apps, with the convenience of the stylus.
The device supports Apple Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil. It features 9.7-inch Retina Display with 2048 x 1536 Resolution and wide color and True Tone Display. While it is more expensive than other options in the market, The iPad Pro offers a great list of specs and impressive battery life. You can use it throughout the day and thanks to the 2.16 GHz processor, 2GB RAM and 32 GB of storage (there are models with more), you will enjoy a great experience. The tablet also comes with 12 MP iSight Camera and Four-Speaker Audio. The iPad Pro 9.7″ also comes with an 8MP Rear camera and 1.2 MP front camera. If you go for the 12.9-inch model, you get a 12MP rear camera that can record 4K video.
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
If you prefer Microsoft, the recommended option is this versatile device that combines the power of a laptop and the convenience of a tablet. It is a practical solution to enjoy maximum productivity on the go and its features simple, stylish and sturdy design. The Microsoft Surface Book comes with a 13.5-inch PixelSense 10-point multi-touch display and it offers a resolution of 3000 x 2000 pixels, making it the largest tablet with the highest resolution that supports stylus input, which is called Surface Pen in this case. This is the ideal device for working on documents, no matter where you are. It comes with 256GB solid state flash memory, which can be increased to 512GB or 1TB, depending on the model you select. There is an 8GB RAM option, as well as 16GB combined with an Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7 processor, which gives you impressive speed.
For the keyboard, you can use a Performance Base keyboard that allows you to run advanced programs like AutoCAD or Visual Studio. Using this keyboard can also help you to extend the battery life from 12 to 16 hours, which is another reason why this tablet is ideal for productivity. It comes with two full size USB 3.0 Ultra high speed Full Size SD card reader, mini Displayport and Surface Connect for keyboard or performance base. The design is simple and focused on ease of use. It is the perfect companion for students and professionals.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (128 GB, 4 GB RAM, Intel Core i5)
Here is another options for those who prefer the Windows operating system. The Surface Pro brought innovation to the market and it continues evolving. The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 offers 6th Gen Intel Core m3, i5 and i7 processors. If you want top performance and don’t mind paying a higher price, it is advisable to go for the Core i7 model with 16GB of RAM and 1TB SSD. In spite of some similarities, the Surface Book can offer faster and more efficient performance than the Surface Pro. Still, the Surface Pro offers powerful performance and its compact design makes it ideal for use on the go.
The 12.3-inch display features PixelSense technology and it gyves you 2736 x 1824 resolution. The tablet has USB 3.0 Port and it comes with the Surface Pen, which can be used to take notes on the screen, highlight information, sign digital documents and more. The battery life can last up to 9 hours, but this depends on the usage. In general, it offers lower battery life than other devices mentioned in the list. However, the cameras deserve recognition for their superb capacity. The tablet comes with a rear camera with a resolution of 8MP and the front one has 5MP and facial recognition that can be used to unlock the device.
Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 510 12.2-inch 2-in-1 tablet
This affordable solution for Windows offers a great deal of power and good memory and storage capacity. The Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 510 may not be as impressive as the Surface Pro 4, but it is cheaper and its 1920 x 1200 resolution is more than enough to enjoy superb image quality. The tablet also features a fantastic processor: 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5-6200U processor. There is also a version with Intel Core i7. The tablet can be used without hassle thanks to its 12.2 inch FHD IPS GL touch display. The 256GB PCIE SSD hard disk and 8GB DDR4 2133 SDRAM are other features that make this Lenovo tablet a good candidate for people looking for a great and reasonably priced device with Stylus support.
It comes with 2MP front camera and 5MP rear camera and it has two USB 3.1 ports, as well as one 1 USB 3.0 port. The tablet has a stylish design and its stylus input works very well. The stylus works as an actual pen and it can be used with tons of apps. It offers a dedicated writing space and a digitizer. It is possible to use a stylus with real ink and all the notes are digitized with the Real Pen stylus. The Lenovo Yoga Book is also very lightweight and you can easily carry it with you anywhere you go. When needed, you can also use the Halo Keyboard and when it is not required, it will simply disappear. The Lenovo Yoga allows you to access all your favorite apps and the speakers can provide an incredible audio experience. It is an ideal solution for creative minds, artists and anyone who needs to easily digitize documents and notes.