Best Tablets for College Students in the UK

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It can be a bit of a struggle to carry your laptop to college every day, a tablet seems a little more suitable. They’re lightweight and small and just as powerful as a PC! Problem is, there’s such a wide range to choose from that you could get a little lost. Here at Laptop Outlet we’re dedicated to finding a device that’s perfect for your needs. Here’s our list of the best tablets for college students in the UK to help you out!

ASUS ZenPad Z380C

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  • Price: £79.99
  • Screen: 8” Multi-Touch Display 1200 x 800 Resolution
  • Processor: Intel Atom x3-C3200 Quad-Core 1.1 GHz Processor
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 16GB
  • Camera: 2MP Front & 5MP Rear
  • Operating System: Android


Clean cut and simple, this tablet merges beauty and power at an impressively low price. If you’re looking for an all-purpose tablet but have a budget, the ASUS ZenPad is ideal for you. From checking your notifications, keeping track of social media to research and school work; you’ll get it all done on here. Whether it’s essay writing or watching a film after a tiring day at school, enjoy both with great quality features and an easy to use layout. Capture the moment in flawless visual quality with the 2MP front camera and 5MP rear camera; you’ll be able to post it on your twitter in a swift touch with speedy connectivity. With a powerful processor and 16GB storage space, work quickly and save everything on the go with this travel friendly tab.


Apple iPad Mini

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  • Price: £209.89
  • Screen: 7.9” Multi Touch Display (1024 x 768 Resolution)
  • Storage: 16GB
  • Camera: 1.2MP Front & 5MP Rear
  • Processor: 1 GHz Apple Dual-core A5


For Apple- lovers, this tablet is ideal! Stay connected with your other Apple devices and get a range of exclusive features like FaceTime, iMessage, iCloud, Siri and loads more. Although it’s more expensive than other tablets, the mini is top of the range and worth the investment. With all the power of the original iPad condensed into a more travel friendly sized device it is one of the reasons why it made it in the list of best tablets for college students. With speedy connection and an Apple dual-core A5 processor, working and staying connected has never been easier, so whether you’re at school, at home or in a coffee shop, you’ll be able to do quick research and work on your presentation. The slick black exterior means this tablet is suitable for a college/school environment. Grab yours now, at the unbelievably cheap price of £209.89!


ASUS Transformer Book T200TA

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  • Price: £174.99
  • Screen: 11.6” Display (1366 x 768) Resolution
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Storage: 500GB HDD+ 32GB eMMC
  • Camera: HD Front & 5MP Rear
  • Processor: Intel Atom Z3775/ 1.4 GHz Processor
  • Special Offer includes ACME SP103 Efficient Mini Portable Speaker


With a 2-in-1 ultraportable design and 8 hour battery life, this is one of the best tablets out there for college students. Super slim and lightweight, this can fit in your bag with ease, and the long life battery ensures productivity through the whole day of college. This Transformer Book is suitable for students who prefer or need a keyboard or something a little more powerful than a hand sized tablet. Click the keyboard in when you need it and get your assignment done in a jiffy. For gaming and watching films, switch to tablet mode and watch comfortably wherever you are; it’s even better with the integrated Intel HD graphics. The powerful processor, 500GB storage space, Windows 8.1, and 2GB RAM work as the perfect combination to ensure college students get their work done to the finest standard. This definitely is one of the best tablets/hybrids for college students available in the UK. In addition to this great price, if you purchase now you’ll receive a mini speaker completely free!


Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 


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  • Price: £119.99 (Save £30)
  • Screen: 8” Display Multi-Touch (1280 x 800 Resolution)
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 16GB eMMC
  • Camera: 8MP
  • Processor: Qualcomm APQ8009 Quad-Core 1.30 GHz
  • Eligible for 3% Student Discount


With the choice of 4 modes (hold/hang/stand/tilt), without the use of a keyboard, this is certainly one of the best tablets for college students out there. At the great price of £119.99, you’ll have the best of work and play features available. Snap special moments in vivid and true-to-life quality with the 180 degree rotational camera. The quad-core processor, as well as speedy connectivity and sufficient storage space enables you to work quickly and save your work safely as you go along. Slip this tablet into your bag with ease and work and play on the go. If you purchase now, you’ll save £30; alongside this, if you sign up with student beans you may be eligible for another 3% off!



And there you have it, our choice of the best tablets for college students! Still unsure? Check out our wide range of tablets and you’ll be sure to find something that meets your needs.

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