It's difficult to go wrong with the good ol' Surface Pro. Microsoft's tablet has been top of the heap for years now, with the latest update boasting improved battery life and a more flexible kickstand.
You can pick one up from AU$1,199, but make sure you go with the model powered by an Intel core i5, not the Intel core m3 processor.
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iPad, 9.7 inch
Speaking of the iPad, Apple's tablets are always worth considering. The 9.7-inch iPad this year received support for Apple Pencil, making it more appealing for creatives, as well as a faster A10 processor. It starts at AU$469.
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iPad Pro, 12 inch
If you're already sold on iOS and want something more from your tablet, the iPad Pro is for you. It's not cheap, with the 12.9-inch model starting at AU$1,189, but thanks to a solid range of accessories, it's a strong choice for both creative and business types who like to do some work on the move.
There's also a 10.5-inch version that can be bought from AU$879.
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Lenovo Tab 4
Sometimes simple is better. Lenovo's Tab 4 is a basic tablet, but in the best way. It's affordable, at AU$178, but has a sharp 8-inch screen and a long battery life, making it a solid tablet for reading and Netflix.