Here Are The Top 10 Best HDMI Tablet Computers 2021
While the Apple iPad started the tablet bandwagon and continues to be a market leader in sales, there are still a few things it can't do. Indeed, HDMI-equipped tablet computers trumpet their HDMI connectivity as an advantage over the iPad. The ability to connect directly to a computer monitor or television via a HDMI cable makes it easy to share photos, videos, and presentations to a group of people, and on a much larger screen.
While the vast majority of HDMI-equipped smartphones have a micro HDMI port, in tablets, it varies and some models opt for the slightly bigger mini HDMI connector. So, for uniformity, try to get a tablet that uses the same HDMI format as your other portable devices.
If the ability to connect to a monitor or HDTV is a requirement for your next tablet purchase, check out this list:
Based on this HDMI tablet computer's aggregated ranking of 94%, we believe that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 is currently Alphachooser's best HDMI tablet computer 2021. Furthermore, we think that our sample of 4088 reviews from multiple sources gives us a high
confidence level (more on confidence levels
) that pushes us to call it a "no-brainer best choice."
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Based on 4.5 stars averaged over 2883 reviews, here is what we consider second best HDMI tablet computer. * These choices are based on a full computation of hundreds of HDMI tablet computer reviews from around the web.
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The Cambio 2018 comes with a detachable qwerty keyboard.
The Panasonic FZ-G1 tablet clearly wants to make a statement with its 3GHz (at the fastest) processor, 8GB RAM, and various rugged ratings (IP65, MIL-STD-810G, and MIL-STD-461F) -- but it chokes as far as its out-of-the-box battery specs (at 4200mAh) are concerned.
In spite of not having a rear camera, the Onda Obook 20 Plus looks intent to persuade consumers with specs like a 1.84GHz clock speed (at the fastest), 4GB of RAM, and a thickness of only 8mm -- while also being able to accommodate a detachable tablet keyboard (which, unfortunately, is sold separately).
The 2018 RCA Galileo Pro doesn't stand out in terms of processing power with only a 1.3Ghz Atom Z330 quad-core processor and only 1GB of RAM, but the detachable keyboard and virtual keyboard powered by Swype is designed to make typing easier wherever the user is.
The Tbook 10S gives users the option to boot either to Windows 10 or to Android 5.0 lollipop.
The RCA 10 Viking II pro is powered by a quad-core 1300Ghz processor and only 1GB of RAM. It has bluetooth and Wi-Fi capabilities, and it also comes with a detachable keyboard.
The 46.72-ounce RCA 11 Galileo Pro tablet scopes out a cluster of ordinary specs, which include a display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, 360 minutes of usage time, and a 1-megapixel front-facing camera, but it endeavors to make it up with an above-average 32GB of built-in memory and an included detachable keyboard.
The ASUS Transformer Book T101HA is a 2-in-1 HDMI tablet computer whose most distinguishing facet is its detachable keyboard with a reversible hinge, allowing it to double up as a laptop, with a full-sized USB port, a micro-USB port, and a headphone jack joining its micro-HDMI port. According to one of its reviewers, its biggest advantage over cousins like the T100 Chi
is that its keyboard no longer needs to be charged separately.
This (rating temporarily unavailable)-star HDMI tablet also gets ahead some close competitors listed here at AlphaChooser in terms of hardware, packing an Intel CHERRY Trail quad-core X5 engine clocked at 1.44GHz on standard mode or 1.92GHz on turbo mode, a massive (by HDMI tablet standards) 4GB RAM, and a battery that, according to one reviewer, easily lasts for 8-11 hours of up-time on a single charge . On the other hand, its software perks are led by a pre-installed Windows 10 ecosystem infused with Microsoft's Cortana personal assistant, which a good number of buyers also praised in their reviews. Users also loved its compact and light body, making it quite easy to carry around.
Some users cautioned that the Transformer Book T101HA slows down whenever you go beyond 5 tabs on the browser, while some reported cases of random freezing, lags, and keyboards that continually disconnect for no reason. Note that as we were writing this, only 23 percent of its review count were 1-star rants, which is still within the acceptable range for HDMI tablets.
Wrapping up, we turn to our automated review crawler, which analyzed 167699 reviews for tablets that fall into this category, for a conclusion, and it says that the ASUS Transformer Book T101HA is a viable 2-in-1 model, although there are better-reviewed HDMI tablets on this AlphaChooser list.
The Transformer Mini T102HA shows off a Quick Launch feature, which allows users to open apps or put the tablet in sleep mode by making on-screen gestures or swiping patterns.
This 8-incher tablet from NuVision's Windows lineup has a bunch of promising specs like a 1920 x 1200 display, a 1.83GHz processor (through the help of Intel Burst Technology), and a 5-megapixel camera -- all of which are relatively more favorable compared to those of other similar-priced models.
The Insignia Flex 10.1 tablet shows off some high-tier muscle with its 32GB of built-in memory and a 6000mAh battery, but it probably won't bag any trophies once you take notice of its 1.2GHz quad-core processor, a 1GB RAM, and a 1280 x 800 display resolution.
Made available only in white and holding on to ordinary 2-megapixel front-and-back cameras, the dual-OS Teclast X80 Pro tablet sings a rather-high-end song, being equipped with 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage capacity, and a 1920 x 1200 screen resolution.
Offered only in a white variant, the dual-OS Teclast X80 Plus tablet flaunts 32GB of storage capacity, 2GB of RAM, and a maximum video resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels, but it also banks on rather-disappointing 2-megapixel front-and-rear cameras.
Its 7200mAh battery curiously generates only 300 minutes of usage time, but the Fusion5 still looks poised to join the group of higher-tier tablets, being armed with an octa-core 1.8GHz processor and 2GB of RAM.
The Fusion5 104 is a budget-class HDMI tablet whose average user rating of (rating temporarily unavailable) stars can be largely attributed to its crisp display
, as on of its reviewers puts it. Additionally, its 1280 x 800 interface is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT8163 processor running at 1.5GHz, which clocks in faster that those of some of its competitors on this AlphaChooser list -- they usually do not exceed clock rates of 1.3GHz. Going back to its display, while users generally agree that it is as clear and as snappy as it gets within its price group (It was pegged at roughly 129 dollars at the time of writing), a good number of them say that its display is pretty dark, even at the highest brightness setting . For several other buyers, though, it works just fine for Netflix and mobile gaming -- some even play around with a bunch coding apps for Android on this Fusion5 model.
A couple of other good things said about the Fusion5 104 is that its Bluetooth connectivity works flawlessly and that it comes with pretty much the essential ports on a tablet of its kind -- its HDMI port sits alongside a full-sized USB port, a micro-USB port, and a DC port. Additionally, it offers a microSD card slot for expanding its 32GB internal memory by up to 64GB. Its weakest point (as is the case for lots of other HDMI tablets) is speaker power, with a couple of users saying that while it works and looks pretty neat, its speaker volume is ridiculously low or lackluster, to say the least. A certain user also found the fact that it places both its speakers alongside each other rather odd (Some rivals have their speakers on opposite ends).
In any case, our review-crawling algorithm, which sampled a total of 167699 reviews for HDMI tablet computers across various sources, assures us that the Fusion5 104 is by no means a standout among HDMI tablets, especially given the better-reviewed ones topping this list.
The i10X bundles a single MicroUSB to USB OTG cable to compensate for the lack of a regular USB port (most 2-in-1 tablet hybrids feature at least one regular USB port)...
Keeping a fairly-slim profile with its 7.6-millimeter thickness, the ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi tablet struts around a top-tier neighborhood, carting along a detachable keyboard, 256GB of built-in memory, 8GB of RAM, a screen resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, and a screwless aluminum finish.
A Nextbook Windows 10 tablet/laptop hybrid that starts with seemingly mid-range specs, like a 64-bit 1.8GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3735G CPU and Intel HD Graphics, but then includes low-end components like a 2-megapixel rear camera and a low-resolution VGA selfie sensor.
The Insignia Flex 11.6 tablet can be seen flirting with mostly-high-tier tablets, flaunting above-average specs, such as a 1920 x 1080 screen resolution, 32GB of memory, and 2GB of RAM, but quite-unfortunately, it only gets a 1.3GHz CPU (which we cannot find out how many cores it uses).
The NVIDIA SHIELD K1 has been dubbed as "the best tablet at its price point" by a great number of its buyers. It comes equipped with a mini HDMI port, which seems to suit its graphics-oriented profile well.
Earning a rating of (rating temporarily unavailable) stars from reviews, this tablet couples it HDMI capability with an NVIDIA Tegra K1 192 Core Kepler GPU, which is a common raving point among reviewers. In addition, the quality of the display has apparently been impressive for most people, which makes the device a delight to use for streaming videos, drawing sketches, and viewing photos. Graphically-demanding games also reportedly run nice and smooth with the responsive display.
However, it's important to note that this HDMI tablet does not come with accessories -- no HDMI cable, no earphones, and no charger, even. Even then, this doesn't seem to be a major problem for many people -- at least according to the reviews we have encountered -- as the positive attributes of this tablet make the not-so-good ones "feel insignificant." Other things worth knowing is that apparently, the physical buttons on this tablet (for volume adjustment and the on/off button) can be a bit hard to use, mainly due to their being almost level with the frame.
Without a doubt, the NVIDIA SHIELD K1 remains to be an excellent-sounding tablet -- but it appears like it does not stack up to the best of its peers.
The Fusion5 FWIN232 tablet welds together some rather-high-end specs, such as 2GB of RAM, 32GB of integrated memory, and a 4-core 1.83GHz CPU, but it also gets coupled with a below-average 300-minute usage time and a hefty 40-ounce weight.
The ElitePad 1000 G2 L4A46UT uses an outer casing that has been treated with an antimicrobial preservative to protect against degradation.
Although its 1.8GHz Intel Atom CPU is undoubtedly a catch for a low-end tablet such as itself, the Nextbook Ares 8L still largely settles for basic specs, including a 2-megapixel rear-facing shooter, a 1280 x 800 display, and 1GB of RAM.
Reading through a portion of the Dragon Touch X10's reviews, it's clear that a significant number of people deem it a good tablet "for the price." According to many consumers, this (rating temporarily unavailable)-star-rated device, which sports a mini HDMI port, looks and feels solid with its 10-inch display. The 16:9 screen ratio is reportedly quick and responsive, making it enjoyable for buyers who are into watching movies, reading eBooks, and writing down notes.
Aside from the HDMI port, the X10 also boasts a dedicated charging port that's separate from the micro-USB connector. This helps alleviate a point of concern raised by buyers, who have said that this tablet suffers from very slow charging. Apparently, a more "normal" charging pace can be achieved by using both the DC and micro-USB ports at the same time. In addition, the full-size USB port has been a major strength for this HDMI tablet (which doesn't come with an HDMI cable, by the way).
As for the user experience, most reviewers were happy to report that this runs Android close to the stock version, which means there's less bloatware for users to deal with. However, a popular point of criticism that we have seen involves its audio, with a bunch of people not being completely-pleased with the quality and loudness of the speakers.
Based on the 167699 surveyed reviews for the entirety of HDMI tablets, the Dragon Touch X10 falls short of becoming included in the top 10 models, but in the end, it's still a decent tablet on its own.
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7-inch Android tablet boasting a 1.3GHz quad-core processor as its best spec, relative to its low-end 2-megapixel camera and 4.5-hour video playback time rating.
High-end 10.1-inch tablet with a high-resolution screen (2560 x 1600 pixels) and a 64-bit octa-core processor housed in a thin (6.1mm) and lightweight (393g) IP68-/65-certified enclosure.
The Lenovo MIIX 3 10-30 tablet blends a rather-top-tier drink, which consists of 64GB of storage capacity, a 1920 x 1200 display resolution, and 2GB of RAM, but it also gives off a somewhat-ordinary flavor, due to its 2-megapixel front-and-rear cameras and a 4-core 1.3GHz CPU.
The Lenovo Ideapad Miix 300 tablet's 64GB looks like a good concept, but it also has its share of commonly-seen features, like a resolution that barely makes it to HD (1280 x 800) and an ordinary quad 1.3Ghz processor.
The Cintiq 27QHD seems that it should perform well for people who do cross-platform work, based on its being HDMI and DisplayPort-ready in addition to sporting five USB 3.0 ports...
The Polaroid S8 tablet strikes a low-end pose with its ordinary specs, which consist of a 1-megapixel main camera, 300-minute usage time, a low 4GB of memory, 1GB RAM, and a dual-core CPU that at least trots by at 1.6GHz.
6-inch Fire OS (running on Android) tablet equipped with features for the visually impaired and a 1.5GHz + 1.2GHz quad-core processor.
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RCA's 10 Viking Pro is a 2-in-1 HDMI tablet whose biggest selling points, at least according to most of the reviews we sampled at the time of writing, is its price-to-feature ratio. Many of its reviewers say that this RCA tablet's screen is as vivid as it gets for something that was pegged at less than 100 dollars as we were checking it out -- several other tablets within its price group, including its RCA 10 Viking II Pro
successor, are also listed here at AlphaChooser. A few other of its noteworthy features are its microSD card slot, which is always a plus for HDMI tablets and the fact that it comes with a 2-megapixel camera up front and on the back (a lot of its rivals tend to settle for only one camera, not that photography is that big of a deal for budget-tier tablets). Some users also appreciate its smart charger, which stops whenever it reaches maximum battery capacity, obviously to avoid overheating .
This (rating temporarily unavailable)-star tablet was not immune from some negative feedback, however, with one particular buyer saying that the fact that all of its ports and buttons are jammed into one side of the device might seem a little odd for some users. Its relatively cheap plastic shell received some flak as well, although it is an obvious setback for something that's highly unlikely to break the bank. Additionally, it has its fair share of typical complaints, such as ones about its poor performance, random screen freezes, and short battery life, but, at the end of the day, its positive reviews overpower the negative ones -- that is, as of this write-up.
So, turning to our review-crawling algorithm, which analyzed 167699 reviews for HDMI tablets, for a verdict, the RCA 10 Viking Pro winds up as nothing special, given the number of HDMI tablets with higher review scores on this list.
Expensive Windows 8.1 tablet with Intel Core M processor, a Bluetooth-enabled docking keyboard and a not-so-portable 15.6-inch display, which makes it more suited for desktop use.
Listing a 780-gram weight, the ASUS Transformer Book T200TA tablet can expand its memory by up to 1TB using a hard drive (placed in the keyboard's integrated smart drive tray) while enumerating a number of fairly-above-average features, such as 2GB of RAM, a 38-watt-hour battery, and a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera.
Affordable 10-inch Windows tablet with business and work-friendly features such as the latest Office 365 apps and a 1.8GHz quad-core processor.
A semi-high-end HDMI tablet, the Sony Xperia Z2 impressed some of its reviewers (We sampled reviews for this model as of this AlphaChooser write-up) with its 10.1-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD display, which is infused with the brand's TRILUMINOS display technology, the same one they use for most of their HDTVs. Users also generally loved its performance, with one particular buyer saying that it may be a decent alternative for those who do not fancy any flagship-class tablet or ones from other major brands like Samsung and Apple -- it runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8074AB quad-core processor clocked at 2.3GHz, with 3GB's worth of RAM tagging along.
According to many of its reviewers, this (rating temporarily unavailable)-star Android tablet also seems to have a decent battery life (It has a 6000mAh battery cell), which sounds particularly promising when coupled with its Verizon LTE network connectivity. Its multimedia features also include an 8.1-megapixel camera, which we would take any way over the 3.2- or 5-megapixel cams offered by some of its contemporaries. Moreover, it sports a 2.2-megapixel secondary camera that's perched right above its display.
A certain unsatisfied buyer gave the Z2 a 1-star rating, mentioning that the unit he got stopped working after a little over a month, while another buyer said that while it works great, it's a little too pricey for its specs -- it went for $450 when we were checking it out. Nonetheless, its 17 percent 1-star review ratio was still within the acceptable range for tablets as of this write-up.
So, with the help of our automated review crawler, which sampled a grand total of 167699 reviews for HDMI tablets, we can confidently concluded that the Sony Xperia Z2 is by no means a head-turner, despite its screen and multimedia capabilities being highly-appreciated. While you're here, don't forget to check out some of the best-reviewed tablets topping this AlphaChooser list.
12-inch Windows tablet that claims laptop-like performance and usability, but does not include a keyboard, which must be purchased at an extra cost.
Entertainment-leaning 10.1-inch tablet with Android 4.4, quad-core performance, Dolby-optimized audio, and HDMI capability for under $200.
A mid-range 10.1-inch tablet with a quad-core processor and Android's latest KitKat operating system.
10-inch high-end business tablet with an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, Windows 8.1 (64-bit) operating system, and a bigger-than-usual (256GB) internal storage.
With its variety of ordinary specs, such as 8GB of storage capacity, 1GB of RAM, a 4-core 1.3GHz CPU, and a sad-looking 0.3-megapixel selfie camera, the Azpen A1040 squeezes itself right into the low-end tablet group.
The 8-Inch TBDG874B features a mini-HDMI port, which kind of redeems its otherwise not-so-impressive specs sheet.
Its red, blue, and pink faceplates look fun, but given its short 90-day warranty and mostly basic specs, such as a 2-megapixel camera, a 1GHz CPU, and 8GB of memory, we cannot seem to find anything "Pro" about the Ematic FunTab Pro.
Offering face recognition software for security, the Lenovo Miix 2 11 tablet also flaunts a couple of rather-high-end specs, which include a 1.6GHz processor and 4GB RAM, not to mention that its memory can be expanded by up to two terabytes using a SSD.
While the Toshiba Excite Pure's 13.5-hour usage time and audio-enhancing features are promising, it is still a tablet that's made up of mostly-basic-level specs, including a 1.2-megapixel front camera sensor, a 1280 x 800 screen resolution, and only 1GB of RAM.
The Cintiq 13HD comes with a Pro Pen, which boasts 40 degrees of pen-tilt recognition and 2048 pressure levels -- all designed to aid graphic artists at work.
The Lumia 2520 boasts 4G LTE connectivity claiming up to a 150mbps maximum download speed...
Ematic's Genesis Prime XL is a relatively cheap (It was priced at just below 100 dollars as of this AlphaChooser write-up) HDMI tablet designed for practically-minded shoppers who just want the essentials. For a couple of its reviewers, this (rating temporarily unavailable)-star model's biggest deal-breaker is the fact that it comes with only 1GB of RAM and a 4GB storage memory that's at least accompanied by a micrSD card slot for up to 32GB more space, giving it one of the lowest RAM-memory configurations among tablets within its price group. Some also complained that it needed constant rebooting and that its 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera (It has no rear cam) is ancient-sounding, although photography is not exactly the forte of tablet computers.
As for its optimistic users, many described the Genesis Prime XL as having a great value-to-price ratio, adding that its build quality and HDMI connectivity felt solid enough for a model of its kind . Some users, particularly those who appreciate simplicity, say that it is fit for workers who just want to keep in touch with clients or even as a gift to the kids or to non-techie husbands, especially with its reasonable price. Its color range, which includes playful finishes like Pink and Purple on top of the typical Black and Silver options, is also not something you see everyday in the HDMI tablet category.
With a 10-inch 1024 x 600 display and a 3000mAh battery rounding out its features, our review-crawling system, which, by the way, scrutinized a total of 167699 reviews for tablets with HDMI connectors, came to the conclusion that the Ematic Genesis Prime XL is not a very promising HDMI tablet, at least not in comparison to the best-reviewed ones towering above it on this AlphaChooser list.
The Archos 97 Carbon may be a tablet that might require carbon dating, given the outdated feel of its specs (a 1024 x 768 resolution and 1GHz's worth of processor speed, anyone), but it remains to be a viable low-cost option, with its average memory specs (16GB of ROM and 1GB of RAM) and passable 2-megapixel rear camera.
A 9.7-inch Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS tablet powered by a 1.2GHz CPU with 1GB RAM, and a surprising 8,000mAh Lithium-polymer battery that unexpectedly offers six hours of stand-by time only.
10-inch Samsung tablet with a 2560 x 1600 display resolution, the highest so far.
Microsoft's first tablet computer comes with tablet versions of Microsoft popular programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote) and an integrated kickstand for hands-free use.
A tough-built 10.1-inch slate from Fujitsu's STYLISTIC tablet lineup, bearing details like a MIL-STD-801G rated construction, bio-metric security using a fingerprint scanner, and a replaceable 4-cell 5240mAh lithium-polymer battery under its magnesium alloy back cover.
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