Questions tagged [tablet]

Use this tag when searching for a handheld device, larger than the size of cellular phone, that accepts input via a touch screen.

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How to avoid heat problems when using tablets outdoor in high temperatures environments

In a very high temperatures region, we are using portable devices (Tablets, IPads) outdoor, which results sometimes in shutting down the device because of heat. Would anybody suggest a specific model ...
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Which tablet has the largest screen square inch/weight ratio?

I just need a tablet to watch movies on an airplane, so all that matters for me is the screen real estate the weight buys me. The best I've found is the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e at 319.7 cm² and 400g ...
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Require USB-C splitter to split USB-C to 2 USB-C but needs to fit in a limited space casing unit

I run a growing Point of Sale business and my current product operates using USB-C splitters to: A. charge the tablets B. Send communication via USB to thermal printers My issue is I have gone to buy ...
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tablet similar to iPad mini with Android , does it exist?

I am looking for a tablet, relatively small, with nice stylus, and it seems the only option is the iPad. With Android, small Samsungs and Lenovos are a joke (also cost like what they cost, true), and ...
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Do bluetooth syli work with any touchscreen?

I have a hanspree HT225HPB touchscreen monitor hooked up to my PC and I'm looking to start using it for digital art. As I understand it, it's not pressure-sensitive on its own, but is it possible to ...
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Can a tablet with USB-C work with a USB-C dock?

I'm thinking about buying a tablet and I'm wondering if I can plug in a tablet with USB-C to a USB-C dock, so my monitor can project my tablet’s screen. Its like plugging in a laptop to a dock and ...
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What to consider when choosing portable device for browser based application performance?

I am looking for a device that could run a browser application developed by my company. For the moment we tried a tablet (7 inch, 2gb ram, cpu:Spreadtrum SC9832E, android 10). The application works ...
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Fanless Windows laptop/tablet with decent battery life

I need a Windows laptop/tablet that does not have an HDD or a cooling fan (to prevent noise), has at least an 8-hour battery life and a CPU with performance at least on the level of a 4-core i5. ...
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what is the cable and connector type?

Can you please help me identify the cable and connector type ? It's USB on one side.
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Device for making hand notes

I need some device for making hand notes, I don't need them to be OCR-ed into some editable format, just produce single images for a page, that I could store in folders that will serve as notebooks. I'...
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USBc 2.0 vs USBc 3.x alternate mode

Hi all I have the following question: I want a tablet for presentations on external monitors. Does the tablet need USBc 2 or higher USBc 3.x to make an adapter cable work from the tablets USBc to an ...
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Android tablet for preschool kid, mostly for offline use, with some specific exceptions

I am looking for a tablet that could replace a Fire HD 8 (2017) for my preschool child. So the use case is as follows: Watch offline video Listen to offline music and audio books Run a few select ...
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Laptop or Tablet for custom use case?

I have a kind of unique use case, I need about 5 pieces of hardware to access a custom web application and I'm in the process of researching my possibilities. My main problem is being on a quite low ...
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Low cost tablet just to watch videos with at least a 25cm (10") screen - any OS

I'm looking for a cost-efficient tablet just to watch videos. So the most important things are: Great screen, at least 25cm (10") diameter, viewable at a reasonably wide angle (an angle similar ...
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Tablet with HDMI output recommendations

Are there any tablets that have an upscaled 1080p HDMI output to a 1080p resolution screen? The intended use is for playing private videos from a tablet to a TV.
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Tablet with removable keyboard for university

I'm searching for a tablet with a removable keyboard and a pen to write on it. I want to use it in university where I have to write handwritten notes during lectures and homeworks. I will have to use ...
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Best iPad Tablet Model For DJI Drone Apps

From the first smartphones, I've always been an Android user, and have never owned a iOS based device. Every time I find myself trying to operate some function with someone's iPhone, it isn't pretty. ...
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Handwriting with a stylus pen on a touch screen for remote collaboration

I would like to buy the minimal hardware which would make me able to use collaborative whiteboard software, in order to handwrite formulas or draft some schemes with my colleagues remotely, as if we ...
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I am looking for recomendation for tablet-like device for personalized software

I need personalized software for myself and I am looking for a dedicated tablet-like device to run this software. Software would be mostly CRUD applications for objects made mostly from text and ...
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Linux or Android tablet with long battery life and cheap

I am looking for a tablet, which I will use only for email and, possibly, browsing (reading news items only). No games, videos, music, etc. Bluettoth is not required; I am undecided about a SIM card. ...
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sensor for human detection

I have a customer that would like to have a display that detects when a human walks up to a screen (distance like from a standard terminal) that sensor then needs to trigger a display of some data. ...
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What are good mounts (tripods, desk arm) capable of holding 2018 12.9inch iPad Pro?

I have been looking for this like crazy but all items I find are not guaranteeing support for the 2018 iPad Pro size 12.9in. I am looking for two things: a regular stand (I will use the iPad as a ...
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Dictation tablet with Google Live Transcribe for hearing impaired

I'd like to find a solution for my grandpa who's severely hearing impaired to help him participating in the daily life. More specifically, I thought about an on-the-fly speech to text recognition with ...
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What is a good off the shelf tablet or open-frame device that runs or can run Android for use as a Kiosk/POS

I'm looking for an Android touch screen device that would make a good UI for a Kiosk/POS terminal. The system will be locked down and should run a reasobably recent Android release (ideally Android 7+...
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Recommendation for Nexus 7 replacement

Recently, my Nexus 7 2013 (Wi-Fi only), died. I am looking for a replacement, but things changed since I last required a tablet and I am not sure on what the next pick should be. What I am looking ...
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Suggest me 10 or more inch Tablet with removable battery

I don't know how to search for tablets with removable battery. If I choose tablets in gsmarena search using tablet by features, it doesn't give me option for replaceable battery. Can you suggest me ...
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Tablet like smart screen without battery

For a home project I'm looking for a device which will only ever show a web page, mounted on a wall. I could buy a cheap tablet for that, but I don't like the idea of having a device connected to a ...
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Tablet OLED with HDMI-INPUT?

Is there any? Quite hard to search on google and shopping sites IMO. I need this tablet to have an OLED screen for maximum contrast quality. It needs to have an HDMI-IN connection, so I can plug ...
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Creating my own POS tablet

Ive been looking into POS (point of service) systems for restaurants/retail, and wish to create a system like this myself, making my own software. However, i am having trouble finding any manufacture ...
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Looking for a (linux) replacement for my android tablet

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab-"E". It is pretty small and light weight. about 8.5"x 5.25". I carry the tablet just about everywhere with me but only use it for web browsing and watching videos which ...
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Documentation needed for setting requirements on Android hardware supplier [closed]

I need to put requirements for future Android hardware (tablets, phones) and I wonder if there are any guidelines or documentation of these requirements that makes it easier to follow the needed ...
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Is it worth buying an iPad if I have an Android smartphone and Windows computer? [closed]

I am seriously considering buying a 9.7 iPad, but I have an Android phone and I am not sure about the compatibility between these 2. Is the hotspot functionality from my Android device going to work ...
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Is there a tablet with the same bezels and size as iPad Pro 11"?

So, basically, I'm looking for any kind of Android tablet with tiny bezels and the size of the iPad Pro 11". If the aspect ratio is somewhere from 4:3 to a 4.3:3, is a super plus (actual aspect ...
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Largest detachable screen size

Which are the laptop computers with the largest detachable screen sizes? I am looking for one such that I can take a 17" Full HD screen in my hands and use it as a tablet and use it to inspect the ...
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Tablet with easily used file explorer for loading pdf files

I usually try to be pretty vague, but I think details will help here. My wife needs a mobile device that she can put in her clipboard and take with her at work. She works in schools (at district ...
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Windows Tablet with no pen lag

I'm currently looking to buy a new Windows tablet for drawing. The problem is that I couldn't find an affordable tablet without any pen lag. The only tablets I know that have low lattency when ...
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Tablet or 2-in-1 for programming and note taking

Looking for a tablet or 2-in-1 for heavy programming and note taking, preferably a tablet or a 2-in-1 with a detachable screen. I care about how the writing feels so looking for a stylus/screen combo ...
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Android tablet with integrated kickstand

I noticed that the Lenovo Yoga tablet doesn't need a tablet cover in order to sit inclined for watching videos. It has a movable plaque on the back/edge for that. Is there any other Android tablet ...
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E-ink tablet as substitute for textbooks

I am looking for an E-ink tablet that can be used well as a substitute for physical college textbooks. It should have a pdf-reader that is versatile in the sense that it has many features that are ...
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Fanless, LTE and thunderbolt convertible / 2-in-1 / tablet laptop suggestion?

I would highly appreciate your suggestions regarding the device I have been searching for last couple of months. Please accept my apologies for the long question, I found no other way to ask my doubts ...
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Cheap device to take to school for light work

There are Easter Revision Sessions coming up and I can't write well so I am looking for something tablet/laptop that I will be able to write in. I also aim to use this for work for the next two years, ...
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Choosing a convertible laptop

I am looking for a tablet/convertible pc for my aunt and I am undecided what to get. The main usage would be navigation and Word processing, occasionally some light photoshop/illustrator work. I got ...
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DIY boards for building a lightweight Linux tablet

I'd like to build a homebrewed tablet-style device that can run an Ubuntu-ish OS pretty well. The easy solution for a DIY computer is the Raspberry Pi, since it has reasonable power and supports ...
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Detachble / Convertible 2in1 with proper Linux/Ubuntu support

Due to the fact that my old EeePC is next to end of life (which was running with Ubuntu for 7 years) I plan to buy a similar small device as replacement. Thereby, my focus lies in the Detachable/...
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What's the best tablet for my needs?

My notebook stopped working and, seen that I mainly use it as a desktop computer, I'd rather buy a desktop computer this time. This leaves me with the need to buy a tablet, that will be used for the ...
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Discrete mobile internet browsing

I'm looking for a way to connect to the internet through 4G/LTE and have the ability to secure my own traffic, browse primarily text-based sites (read: I don't need serious media streaming capability),...
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Want a Dream Tablet, with data plan, rooted to run Linux distro

My tablet no longer works. I need a replacement pretty quickly. Ideally my new tablet will have the following properties: T Mobile's data network (1700 and 2100 band?) easily rooted can run Linux ...
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Tablet pen that doesnt need a conductive surface/touch the tablet

I´m looking for a pen that I can use on any surface (like a table) as a mouse-like input for a tablet, phone or laptop. Does something like that exist?
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Android device (phone/tablet) that has a display that can be easily viewed in direct sunlight

I am looking for an Android device that has a display that can be easily viewed in direct bright sunlight. I have tried several high-end cell phones, and they are all challenging to read in bright ...
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Need a tablet or smart note pad interface for medical physician

I am seeking a tablet or smart note taking pad that I can use to integrate with a database for a medical centre. The scenario is basically digitalising a doctor's office. When the doctor interviews ...