For the majority of millennials, a laptop is not portable enough to care for all learning needs. This tech-savvy demographic is taking on the use of more advanced mobile devices like tablets and smartphones to foster their on-the-go learning habits.
Nevertheless, students looking for this level of flexibility should take time when choosing the device to use as their learning companion as regards to their coursework. The first capabilities to inspect include; processor power, software-flexibility, user-friendly display and keyboard, and powerful cameras and microphones.
Here’s a quick run through of the markets finest tablets for e-learning.
Apple iPad Pro
Apple continues to boast of two of the largest iPads in the market; a 9.7 and 12.9-inch. These two models both feature the super-slim design of old iPads but this time with more focus on the finest resolution and internal hardware which makes them almost as efficient as desktops.
They include hardware that was earlier restricted to non-mobile devices. Both models include front and back facing cameras plus video recording ability (microphones) along with an Apple smart keyboard and pencil. These qualities enable students to use the gadget for video discussions, get in touch with professors, and with no trouble work on and manage all coursework.
What’s more, these models come with 10 hours of battery life; a robotically balancing four-speaker sound system, and the best quality retina display.
Google Pixel C
Google did a remarkable job the Pixel C which comes with a keyboard (optional), multi-angle display capability and a USB Type-C charger. It has a slim but sturdy build, long battery life, and a fast processor ideal for use by both students and instructors as it is compatible with any learning management system K12.
It has a slim build and comes along with an optional keyboard. The Pixel C’s full-size keyboard connects to the tab with magnets and charges wirelessly when you shut. What’s more, this tablet has a sharp resolution to ensure top quality videos.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Is the Surface Pro 4 a “tablet you can swop with your laptop” as Microsoft calls it? Operation on all default Microsoft desktop software, this 1.7 lb tablet is an excellent performer that ensures maximum flexibility while on-the-move.
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 boasts of a 12.3 sharp display screen and desktop-level software compacted and presented to users into a slim, sturdy gadget. The device easily transforms from a laptop to a tab with its keyboard and kickstand. Microsoft’s Pro 4 has new-age wireless functionality and includes all ports you may require for additional external accessories. And lastly, taking notes has never been easier than with the Surface Pen.
All the above factors combine to make the Pro 4 is an excellent companion for students taking online-based classes.
All these tablets and many more can give you the best on-the-go online studying experience. Additionally, each of the above manufactures has an App Store that will ensure you get all the applications you want when you want.