Which tablet should I buy?

Jun 24, 2018 5:21AM PDT

Hi all, need a little consumer tech advice.
I'm looking to buy a tablet, mostly for writing on.

Here's what I'm looking for:

Good battery life
A keyboard that works well with it
Be able to run Word properly
The cheapest thing I can get that has all the above

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Clarification Request
Too vague.
Jun 24, 2018 2:12PM PDT

What is good battery life? Besides if anyone picks out a model you can check reviews with how many hours it gets.

Right now I like the Google Nexus 9. You have to shop refurbs for these.

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Battery life
Jun 24, 2018 3:00PM PDT

I guess ten hours plus?

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As noted.
Jun 24, 2018 3:04PM PDT

You can check that out in reviews. Sometimes folk expect concierge service. Here I'll note I like my Nexus 9.

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Jun 27, 2018 1:48AM PDT

seeing you mentioned Word, I assume you'd like a tablet for work-related tasks, and productivity.

try the Tab S3. the battery life lasts me for well over one-and-a-half days of heavy use, as I tend to work on finances, e-mails and calls. on mine, Microsoft apps. were pre-installed, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. it is lightweight, and portable.

it served me the best "bang-for-your-buck", and've been using one for three months, now. it has handwriting capability; and Samsung offers a cover which has a keyboard built into it.

I see the Tab S3 as a tablet that puts a tick in every criteria you're looking for.

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