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Best Windows 10 Tablet PC List 2016 (Windows Tablets Video)

Looking for the Best Windows 10 Tablet PC available? To help you decide which tablet to buy, I put together the Windows Tablet comparison chart below. Find below the chart some tips on how to choose the best Windows Tablet for you.

Don’t see your favorite Windows 10 Tablet listed? Suggest a tablet in the comments section.

Best Windows 10 Tablet List for 2016

Photos Best Windows 10 Tablet List for 2016 Price
Best Windows 10 Tablet - 01 Microsoft Surface Book 200 Microsoft Surface Book
13.5″ | Intel Core i5 i7
8-16GB | 128GB-1TB | 12 Hrs
Money is no object? Ge this!
Best Windows 10 Tablet - 02 Microsoft Surface Pro 4 200 Microsoft Surface Pro 4
12.3″ | Intel Core m3 i5 i7
4-8GB | 128-256GB | 9Hrs
Best premium Windows Tablet
Best Windows 10 Tablet - 03 Microsoft Surface Pro 3 200 Microsoft Surface Pro 3
12″ | Intel Core i3 i5 i7
4-8GB | 64-512GB | 8 Hrs
Best choice if you can find one.
Best Windows 10 Tablet - 04 HP Spectre x360 15 200 HP Envy 360 15
15.6 | Intel Core i5
8GB | 1TB | 11 Hrs
Great Intel Core Windows Tablet.
Best Windows 10 Tablet - 05 Samsung Galaxy TabPro S 200 Samsung Galaxy TabPro S
12″ | Intel Core m3
4GB | 128GB | 10.5 Hours
Great tablet for media viewing.
Best Windows 10 Tablet - 06 Microsoft Surface 3 200 Microsoft Surface 3
10.8″ | Atom CPU
2-4GB | 64-128GB | 10 Hrs
Good option when on sale.
Best Windows 10 Tablet - 07 HP Spectre x2 200 HP Spectre x2
12″ | Intel Core m3
4GB | 128GB | 10 Hrs
Great value and performance.
Best Windows 10 Tablet - 08 Asus Transformer Book T100HA 200 Asus Transformer Book T100HA
10.1″ | Intel Atom
4GB | 64GB | 12 Hrs
Best of the 10″ Windows Tablets
Best Windows 10 Tablet - 09 NuVision TM800W560L Tablet 200 NuVision TM800W560L Tablet
8″ | Intel Atom
2GB | 32GB | 6 Hrs
Good cheap Windows Tablet

Also See: Top Selling Tablets for Any Platform 

Which Processor Should You Choose?

For the best performance choose an Intel Core i7, i5, i3 or m3 processor, in that order. With these processors, you will get performance similar to what you experience on a desktop computer. In exchange for better performance, you will often sacrifice battery life.

If you don’t require top-end performance, or if you want to save money, choose a Windows 10 Tablet with an Intel Atom processor. These tablets are often smaller, cheaper, lighter, and have great battery life

Memory and Storage

Look for tablets with a minimum of 4GBs of RAM. This will allow you to run multiple applications comfortably. A 2GB Windows Tablet may be fine for light duty but performance will decrease as you open more applications

Look for Windows tablets with at least 64GB of storage. With 32GB of storage, you will often have very little available space available for your files because most of the space will be used by the operation system and programs. More space is preferable but 64GB should be your absolute minimum.

Battery Life

The Intel Core based Windows Tablets should get around 6 to 8 hours of battery life. Intel Atom based devices should get 8 hours or more. Tablets with an attached keyboard may see 8 to 10 hours or more.

Windows Tablets with a Stylus Pen (Digitizer Pen)

If you want a Windows Tablet with a stylus pen, you probably should go with one of the Microsoft Surface devices. They all ship with a digitizer pen and each provides a reliable pen experience.

Surface Book | Surface Pro 4 | Surface Pro 3

Windows 10 Tablets with a Keyboard

To get the most out of your Windows Tablet, I strongly suggest you consider devices that include, or offer optional keyboards. Keyboards are a must for interacting with legacy Windows applications. Keyboards also give Windows Tablets an edge versus Android tablets and the iPad in terms of productivity.

All of the tablets in our comparison chart has a keyboard option except for the 8″ NuVision Tablet.

Windows Tablets with 3G/4G Sim Slot

Current generation Windows Tablets equipped with a 3G/4G Sim slot are mostly non-existent.  The Surface Pro 2 featured broadband compatibility but this device is no longer available.

The only option I’ve seen currently available is the HP Stream 8.  If you aren’t interested in the HP, the best option is to chose the Windows Tablet you like the most and make use of an external 3G/4G device.

  1. HP Stream 8 (Amazon $184.82 | User Reviews)
  2. Your cell phone’s mobile hotspot feature
  3. A Mi-Fi device purchased from your wireless carrier
  4. Microsoft Surface Pro 2 via eBay

What About Windows RT Tablets

Do not buy a Windows RT tablet! This line of devices is dead.  Microsoft has stopped manufacturing them.  Windows 10 Tablets perform better, have comparable prices and battery life, and have greater compatibility.  Plus you can find many cheap Windows Tablets running Windows 10 these days. This makes the Windows RT tablet an unnecessary product, which is why Microsoft killed it.

For you unlucky soles that purchased a Windows RT Tablet like I did, I didn’t forget about you! Check out my Best Windows RT Apps for Microsoft Surface! 😉

Which Windows 10 Tablet will you Choose?

Now that you have reviewed our best Windows Tablet list, which Windows 10 tablet will you choose? Are you still undecided? If you have a question, please feel free to share it in the comments section below.

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Sources: Microsoft Store, Amazon, Wikipedia

About Quentin Moore

Quentin Moore is the creator and senior editor of Tech Ranker. He's a self proclaimed Tech Guru and spends most of his non-working hours playing with or blogging about tech gadgets. Check out Quentin's Google Plus Page.


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  3. Very informative article. I’m interested by the new venu 8 pro 5855. Does the problem with the stylus still there ( this is almost the only reason why i want to have a tablet : for drawing )

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  5. I’m really struggling to find a replacement for my Lumia 2520. I love this thing, it does everything I need it to, it looks gorgeous, and it will survive a weekend away without me having to worry about keeping it charged. Unfortunately I dropped it… oops.

    I need something with long battery life, has a keyboard accessory, has front facing speakers (why do they always put them on the back????) and looks good – preferably with a laminated screen. Don’t care about super high resolution, and I’ll only really be using windows store apps and office (maybe a bit of LaTeX as well) so a bay trail would probably do it.

    My needs are apparently too specific (Or maybe I should just replace the LCD on my 2520)

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  8. Very infomatif blog. What tablet support 4G Network?

    • Very good article. Very informative. You helped me decide on the Surface 3. AT&T now offers a 4g Surface 3 I know that I can connect with my hotspot or phone but nothing easier than turning it on and going. Plus they are giving it to me for FREE since I switched 12 devices to their great network. I will bookmark you and look forward to reading more of your great articles in the future.

  9. Great comparison Quentin.
    Have you had hands on experience of using GPS on the ASUS VivoTab Note 8 (M80TA)? I’ve read that the GPS in this device only works with Nokia “Here Maps” and not with any other applications or browser based maps, can you confirm this please?

    • Yes, you are right,

      Steve Ballmer lifted a boulder which finally hit Microsoft’s toes, and Ballmer himself broken into the worst CEO one as his end.
      The crushing defeat of Windows 8 was containing many problems, therein the defeated Windows 8 tablet policy contained a very execrable spot, —- the Windows 8 device the built-in GNSS is incompatible to mainstream GPS apps (a large number of existing resources), caused the problem by the Windows 8 Location API and Sensor API, and thus the already existing GPS app resources are unable of being used directly.

      Helplessly, these Windows 8 tablet purchasers who have to do buy and use of a third-party stepping-stone patch software — “Centrafuse Localizer”, otherwise the Windows 8 tablet GNSS is simply a waste.
      Why did Windows 8 Location API and Sensor API not directly support compatible to mainstream GPS apps, Microsoft? Trying to kidnap all of Windows users fight against Google maps and Google Earth? Merely got stupid fiasco.

      For a direct result, many buyers complain and even roar about the Windows 8 tablet GNSS, some who said “would no longer buy Windows tablet next time”.

      In the earliest Windows 8 version the virtual COM port was fully unavailable, thus led to all of external GPS receiver were unable to be used, the later two years users’ complaining voice around everywhere, and then MS had to update patch.
      However, built-in GNSS in Windows 8 (10) tablet that is still unfortunate, so far, MS did not resolve the Windows 8 (10) Location API and Sensor API incompatible to the already existing GPS app resources — NMEA 0183 and virtual COM port.

  10. nice info, how about microsoft Epix Mega II. just saw it on a web site, what do you think of it.

  11. Hi.! Quentin
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    2) two to three suggestions within Rs.INR 15OOO to max. 20000 ( it’s within 294 US $ max) based on points..

    * moderate use as PC
    * good bettery life because I travel long and continuously
    * nice camera and video quality since I need to see movies and use for various apps & leisure activities
    * sceen/ display upto 10 inches & light weight
    * Sim card, stylus pen, 2-3 ports usb hdmi sd card/ minimum 128 GB memory preferred
    * keyboard with attachable/detaching options must be available

  12. I am curious as to why you did not mention the Dell Venue 10 Pro ?

  13. I don’t see Fujitsu on this list. They have a lot of tablet models and have been in the tablet business longer than about anyone.

  14. Stephen Schumacher

    Terrific round-up! Very informative, judicious, and well-organized. One trivial typo: the HP Stream 7 is 7″ not 8″. BTW at these prices the not-bad HP Stream laptops are worth looking at for comparison, particularly the HP Stream 13 which includes forever-free 4G for about $260.

  15. I have a WinBook TW801. I also have the Asus Vivo Note 8 with the Wacom digitizer and pen. The $150 WinBook continues to surprise me. No 5g WiFi but the usb is a full size USB 3. The TW802 sports a full size USB 2. WinBook also has the TW100 which seems to be a 10.1″ version of the TW801/2. Same cpu, ram, ports, etc. Even the screen is the same resolution at 1280×800. At a $200 price point this looks like an awesome gift for grandpa with the bigger screen.

    Nice review, helped me chose my TW801 even though its not on your list!

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