Tablet Computer Buying Guide

 

The Consumer Council has tested 10 tablet PCs from 2021 to 2022. The test models cover mainstream operating systems on the market, namely Apple iOS,

Android, Huawei HarmonyOS, and Microsoft Windows 11. The test range includes speed performance (10%), screen quality (15%),

Ease of use (25%), battery performance (15%), specific functions (25%) and body design (10%), the total score is 5 stars as the highest score.

Many of the tablets with an overall rating of 4.5 stars are available on Broadway now, let's go to buy a high-quality tablets now!

 

6 Testing Scopes of Tablets:

Speed ​​performance (10%) - Tablet benchmark test, speed of copying data, performance of wireless network, etc.

Screen Quality (15%) - Compare the performance of tablet screens in different environments with regard to reflectiveness, horizontal and vertical viewing angles, resolution, etc.

Ease of use (25%) - Ease of tablet touch screen, general use, keys, virtual keyboard, file transfer, applications and installation.

Battery Performance (15%) - Comparing tablet charging flexibility, 30-minute charge, and use time from a full charge.

Specific functions (25%) - Test different functions of the tablet, including video calling, music, taking photos and videos, e-books, etc.

Body Design (10%) - According to the quality of the body shell structure of the tablet computer, the attached connection function, the built-in storage availability and the degree of portability.

 

Tablets with an overall rating of 4.5 stars

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Tablet

  1. GALAXY TAB S8 (8GB/128GB) - WIFI Version

    SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB S8 (8GB/128GB) - WIFI Version

    Regular Price HK$5,488
    HK$4,988
  2. GALAXY TAB S8 (8GB/256GB) - WIFI Version

    SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB S8 (8GB/256GB) - WIFI Version

    Regular Price HK$5,888
    HK$5,388
  3. GALAXY TAB S8 (8GB/256GB) - 5G Version

    SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB S8 (8GB/256GB) - 5G Version

    Regular Price HK$6,888
    HK$6,388

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+ Tablet

  1. GALAXY TAB S8+ (8GB/256GB) - WIFI Version

    SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB S8+ (8GB/256GB) - WIFI Version

    Regular Price HK$7,788
    HK$7,288
  2. GALAXY TAB S8+ (8GB/256GB) - 5G Version

    SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB S8+ (8GB/256GB) - 5G Version

    Regular Price HK$8,888
    HK$8,388

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra Tablet

  1. GALAXY TAB S8 ULTRA (12GB/256GB) - WIFI Version

    SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB S8 ULTRA (12GB/256GB) - WIFI Version

    Regular Price HK$9,688
    HK$9,188
  2. GALAXY TAB S8 ULTRA (16GB/512GB) - WIFI Version

    SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB S8 ULTRA (16GB/512GB) - WIFI Version

    Regular Price HK$11,188
    HK$10,688
  3. GALAXY TAB S8 ULTRA (16GB/512GB) - 5G Version

    SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB S8 ULTRA (16GB/512GB) - 5G Version

    Regular Price HK$12,288
    HK$11,788

Microsoft Surface Go 3 Tablet

  1. Surface Go 3 Intel Pentium Gold / 64GB / 4GB RAM

    MICROSOFT Surface Go 3 Intel Pentium Gold / 64GB / 4GB RAM

    HK$3,188
  2. Surface Go 3 Intel Pentium Gold / 128GB / 8GB RAM

    MICROSOFT Surface Go 3 Intel Pentium Gold / 128GB / 8GB RAM

    HK$4,388
  3. Surface Go 3 Intel Pentium Gold / 128GB / 8GB RAM

    MICROSOFT Surface Go 3 Intel Pentium Gold / 128GB / 8GB RAM

    HK$4,388
  4. Surface Go 3 i3 / 128GB / 8GB RAM

    MICROSOFT Surface Go 3 i3 / 128GB / 8GB RAM

    HK$4,988
  5. Surface Go 3 Intel Core i3 / 128GB / 8GB RAM

    MICROSOFT Surface Go 3 Intel Core i3 / 128GB / 8GB RAM

    HK$4,988
  6. Surface Go 3 Intel Core i3/ 8GB RAM / 128GB LTE Notebook

    MICROSOFT Surface Go 3 Intel Core i3/ 8GB RAM / 128GB LTE Notebook

    HK$5,888

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 Tablet

  1. Surface Pro 8 Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 128GB Notebook

    MICROSOFT Surface Pro 8 Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 128GB Notebook

    Regular Price HK$8,688
    HK$7,488
  2. Surface Pro 8 Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 256GB Notebook

    MICROSOFT Surface Pro 8 Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 256GB Notebook

    Regular Price HK$9,988
    HK$8,288
  3. Surface Pro 8 Intel Core i7 / 16GB RAM / 256GB Notebook

    MICROSOFT Surface Pro 8 Intel Core i7 / 16GB RAM / 256GB Notebook

    Regular Price HK$12,988
    HK$10,688
  4. Surface Pro 8 Intel Core i7 / 16GB RAM / 512GB Notebook

    MICROSOFT Surface Pro 8 Intel Core i7 / 16GB RAM / 512GB Notebook

    Regular Price HK$15,288
    HK$11,988

Apple iPad Mini Tablet

  1. iPad mini (6th generation)

    APPLE iPad mini (6th generation)

    HK$4,299

Huawei MatePad 11 Tablet

  1. MATEPAD 11 Tablet (Debussy-W09CS)

    HUAWEI MATEPAD 11 Tablet (Debussy-W09CS)

    HK$3,388

 
Source: Consumer Council (2021). Is it expensive to buy Tablets? A review of the 10 latest tablets. "Choice" Monthly 548.