Best 8 Gaming Tablets In 2024

Different gaming tablets have flooded the market recently. When deciding to buy one, you can consider numerous options, depending on what you need a tablet for. From streaming, drawing, chatting, to using it for work, gaming tablets have many usages. People in 2019. rather using tablet then laptop or desktop for playing games!  We made a list of eight best gaming tablets for you, considering budget and tablet’s usage. Take a look.

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1. 11-inch iPad Pro (the best gaming tablet of 2024)

Weight: 468 g
Dimensions: 247.6 x 178.5 x 5.9mm (9.75 x 7.03 x 0.23 in)
Screen size: 11.0 inches
Resolution: 1668 x 2388 pixels (~265 ppi density)
CPU: Octa-core (4×2.5 GHz Vortex + 4×1.6 GHz Tempest)
Storage: 1TB, 6GB RAM or 64/256/512 GB, 4GB RAM
Battery: 7812 mAh
Rear camera: 12 MP
Front camera: 7 MP

If you planned on purchasing a tablet to use it for games on iOS, then this should be your pick. The 11-inch model is easier to hold, but the 12.9-inch model is for those who like bigger screen. A smaller bezel and a more attractive design is here thanks to the Touch ID elimination in favor of Face ID. This powerful device has a tablet stand to help you place it on table. Apart from being the best gaming tablet, iPad Pro can serve you for watching movies or TV shows, artwork, and anything else you need. It comes with the Apple Pencil and a smart keyboard. Its price is somewhere between €720 and €880, depending on where you want to buy it.

2. Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 (the best Android gaming tablet)

Weight: 482g (Wi-Fi), 483g (LTE)
Dimensions: 249.3 x 164.3 x 7.1 mm (9.81 x 6.47 x 0.28in)
OS: Android
Screen size: 10.5 inches
Resolution: 1600 x 2560 pixels, 16:10 ratio (~287 ppi density)
CPU: Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
Storage: 64/256 GB, 4GB RAM or 6GB RAM
Battery: 7300 mAh
Rear camera: 13 MP
Front camera: 8 MP

What makes Tab S4 better than the most of its competitors, is that its AMOLED screen has more pixels and includes support for HDR. On the other hand, Tab S4’s retail price is something that can make you change your mind about buying this device, in case you need it specifically for gaming. Another great thing about this tablet are its Quad stereo speakers. When it comes to an Android OS powered devices, the Tab S4 is currently the best choice. It has quality features and nice design. Its price is somewhere between €293 and €559.

3. iPad (2018) (brilliant and more affordable)

Weight: 469g
Dimensions: 240 x 169.5 x 7.5mm
OS: iOS 11
Screen size: 9.7-inch
Resolution: 1536 x 2048
CPU: A10 Fusion
Storage: 32/128GB
Battery: Up to 10 hours
Rear camera: 8MP
Front camera: 1.2MP

In case you don’t want to spend money on an iPad Pro, or can’t afford it, but still want the best quality that iPad tablet can offer, we suggest you to take a look at the new 9.7-inch iPad. It has an excellent tech and crisp display. It will provide you with everything you need for the best gaming experience. This iPad contains the Apple Pencil, and also the Apple A10 Fusion chipset. Its price is somewhere between €194 and €252.

4. Amazon Fire HD 10 (an affordable device with a brilliant screen)

Weight: 500g
Dimensions: 262 x 159 x 9.8mm
OS: Fire OS
Screen size: 10.1-inch
Resolution: 1920 x 1200
CPU: Quad-core
Storage: 32/64GB
Battery: Up to 12 hours
Rear camera: 2MP
Front camera: VGA

This tablet is the best pick for a casual gamers and children. Its design is lovely and it has a big screen with a full HD resolution. The Amazon Underground game store offers numerous amazing Android games for the super low price, so if you are an Amazon Prime customer, you will get many conveniences. If you’re not, don’t worry about it, Amazon gives perks to non-members too. This affordable tablet runs slightly awkward Amazon Fire OS. Its price is somewhere between £150 and £180.

5. Huawei MediaPad M5 10 Pro (a premium device without the premium)

Weight: 498g
Dimensions: 258.7 x 171.8 x 7.3mm (10.19 x 6.76 x 0.29 in)
OS: Android
Screen size: 10.8 inches
Resolution: 2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio (~280 ppi density)
CPU: Octa-core
Storage: 64/128GB, 4GB RAM
Battery: 7500 mAh
Rear camera: 13 MP
Front camera: 8 MP

Here is another affordable tablet with good quality build. It isn’t one of the best in any category, but it is a dependable device. If you need a tablet on which you can play games for hours without being next to a wall socket, this one should be your pick. It deliveres up to 10 hours of screen-on time between charges. Drawbaks about this device is in its interface, and also it contains numerous Huawei branded apps, whose usefulness is reduced because of the excessive disk space and memory they require. MediaPad contains M-Pen, and it can convert handwriting to text. Its price is somewhere between €299 and €518.

6. Microsoft Surface Pro (steam gaming)

Weight: 768/770/784g
Dimensions: 292 x 201 x 8.5mm
OS: Windows 10 Pro
Screen size: 12.3-inch
Resolution: 2736 x 1824
CPU: Intel Core m3, i5 or i7
RAM: 4/8/16GB
Storage: 128/256/512GB or 1TB
Battery: Up to 13.5 hours media playback
Rear camera: 8MP
Front camera: 5MP

It is a common thing for most of iOS and Androids to offer you only iOS or Android gaming on the go, but the Microsoft Surface Pro can let you play your Steam and other PC games on a tablet. It is true that you won’t be able to play anything on max settings, but average graphical options will provide you running games at a 50fps, or even 30fps. The tablet is light and has nice design. Its price is somewhere between €384 and €1,139.

7. Asus ZenPad 3S 10 (Android’s equivalent to a mid-range iPad)

Weight: 430g
Dimensions: 240.5 x 163.7 x 7.2mm
OS: Android Marshmallow
Screen size: 9.7-inch
Resolution: 1536 x 2048
CPU: Mediatek MT8176
Storage: 32/64GB
Battery: Up to 10 hours
Rear camera: 8MP
Front camera: 5MP

Asus is a company best known for great gaming gear. They created the Apple iPad-inspired and Samsung Galaxy Tab-inspired designed Zenpad, which is on our list for a reason. Its screen is sharp and bright, but the built quality is not that great. What might spoil the gaming experience are awkwardly placed speakers which reduce the audio quality. Still, Asus is very good when it comes to making gaming hardware, so this little beast is still a good choice. Its price is somewhere between €269 and €576.

8. Lenovo Tab 4 10 Plus (a decent budget option)

Weight: 475g
Dimensions: 247 x 173 x 7mm (9.72 x 6.81 x 0.28 in)
OS: Android
Screen size: 10.1 inches
Resolution: 1200 x 1920 pixels, 16:10 ratio (~224 ppi density)
CPU: Octa-core 2.0GHz Cortex-A53
Storage: 64/128GB, 4GB RAM
Battery: 7000 mAh
Rear camera: 8MP
Front camera: 5 MP

In 2013, the Nexus 7 was a tablet which was cheap but had a good performance. Today, it is not that easy to find a tablet that has acceptable build quality and performance, and is also affordable. Still, Lenovo Tab 4 10 Plus could be considered as Nexus 7 of this generation of tablets. Its display has good color reproduction, and it can be used outside without any worry, because the 1920×1200 display is very bright. Almost everything about this tablet is average. You need to keep in mind that although the tablet’s performance is good, the tablet has older, lower-midrange hardware, and it won’t be possible to get as much life out of it like with Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. This doesn’t have to be a problem. Its price is somewhere between €246 and €300.

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