10 Tablets With USB Port – Tried & Tested

As you may have discovered not every tablet you pick up has a USB port. I don’t need to drum in how important this is, but I’m going to do it anyway. Without the full-size USB port, connecting to external peripherals such as a regular keyboard, flash drive, or external game controllers will be out of the question.

Plus, with a USB port, you can transfer large and videos speedily and access them speedily without using data. Sounds good? Why don’t you check out this list of the best tablet with USB we’ve compiled for you.

Also read: best tablet with stylus

Comparison of Tablets With USB Port

Tablet NameSizeEditor's ScorePrice
1. Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e10.5"10/10
2. Lepow 15.6″ Portable15.6"9.9/10
3. Samsung Galaxy Tab 47"9.5/10
4. Wacom Intuos Pro12.1 x 8.4"9.5/10
5. HUION GT-156HDV215.6"9/10
6. Windows T6011.6"9/10
7. Lenovo Tab 77"8.5/10
8. ASUS Zenscreen15.6"8.5/10
9. Microsoft Surface Pro 4 12.3"8/10
10. Photo Frame 18.5″18.5"8/10

Tablets With USB Port in 2020

1. Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e

“Best Overall”

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  • Fasting Charging
  • Two months ad-free YouTube on purchase
  • Vibrant display and awesome color reproduction
  • Smart connections to home devices
  • Fingerprint scanner for privacy
  • Poor camera specs
  • Wi-Fi connection issues

There’s a lot to love about this tablet. It’s an entertainment magnet that will have you glued to your screen for hours. Plus, it’s super thin, extra light, chic, versatile, and affordable (the list goes on). I would call it the midway option between high-end tablets and budget pieces.


Ths tablet is powered by a Qualcomm processor alongside 4GB RAM for increased efficiency when it comes to browsing, working, and watching videos. Plus, you can enjoy a game of PUBG mobile without undue delays nor discomfort seeing how light tab is.

For space, you have 64GB of storage, that you can expand up to 512GB with a microSD card. The tablet comes with a single USB-C port and USB-C dongle for charging, audio, and data connections.


Straight out of the box, you’ll notice how light this tablet feels in your hands and rightly so. Weighing less than one pound, this tab is lighter than several other models including its predecessor, the Samsung S4 tablet.

You can slip it into your laptop bag, sleeve, or carry it in your hands if you don’t trust yourself to not sit on it (haha). The tablet offers up to 15 hours of use before recharge but that depends on how you use it.  


This tablet is made of solid metal with smooth edges and an overall premium feel, which is true of high-end Samsung tablets. The black bezel is thin to maximize the active screen area. 

Often, when images are blown up on bigger screens, they become grainy and unappealing. Not with this 10.5-inch tablet. Its display is super AMOLED which means that it has self-emitting diodes that give light to each pixel increasing reaction speeds and higher contrast levels. 

In English, that means you have a clearer display. And when you add super high 2560 x 1600 resolution, it’s hands down lifelike crisp clear viewing and high-quality images. To top it off, the screen is sufficiently bright for use outdoors and dims down low for nighttime reading.

Other Considerations

The tab comes with two ports only—one for the USB-C dongle and the other is the POGO pin connector that attaches to a smart keyboard. There is no headphone jack, but the tablet is fitted with Quad Speakers tuned by AKG that produce a loud rich sound. 

This tab runs on Android 9.0 Pie which comes with a ton of features such as the Bixby 2.0 that accepts voice commands, Digital Wellbeing, as well as KidsHome which helps you control the apps your children access.

Bottom Line

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e is an excellent productivity tool and multimedia device. It’s ideal for the discerning consumer who’s looking for both business and entertainment features without digging a hole in their wallet.

Specs Recap

  • Editor’s Score: 10/10
  • Processor: 2.0GHz Qualcomm
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB
  • Display: 10.5 inches
  • Screen resolution: 2560×1600 pixels
  • Graphics Card: Integrated
  • Weight: 3.62 ounces
  • Battery life : 15 hours
  • OS : Android 9 Pie

2. Lepow 15.6″ Portable

“Best Value”

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  • Beautiful color display
  • Responds fast
  • Comes with a screen protector
  • Affordable
  • Long 3-year warranty
  • Buttons feel flimsy
  • Doesn’t save settings

The Lepow 15.6-inch portable monitor distinguishes itself as a second screen that you can take with you wherever you go. It’s lightweight and super easy to use. Whether you want to make your work more efficient, expand your phone’s display, or game, here’s a device that just might fit the bill.


This monitor doesn’t have a built-in battery which essentially means that you’ll need to keep it plugged in while using it. This is not necessarily a bad thing, as you won’t be thinking or worrying about recharging it all the time.

You can power it using the provided USB-C cable with an AC adapter and plugging it into a wall outlet. Plus the unit can be charged by your devices if you’re using the USB connections.

Once the connection is made, this external display fires up immediately. The monitor receives files and videos via the USB-C port. Since it can also receive HDMI videos, you can connect it to DVD players and gaming consoles like Xbox One, PS3/4, or Nintendo Switch. 


This display monitor measures 14.50 x 8.8 x 0.34 inches and weighs 1.7 pounds. In simple terms, this means that the device is quite slim and lightweight, even with the cover on. It can fit comfortably in a briefcase sleeve or laptop bag alongside your laptop.

For most people, having their smartphone battery drained from powering the display is a big concern. Not in this case. As you connect the monitor via the USB-C to your phone, and then to the charger through its other USB port, your phone will be charged in the process.


With a stylish metallic frame, rounded edges, and less bezel, this 15.6-inch display monitor is a head-turner. It offers 1920 x 1080 resolution and up to 72 percent of the color gamut for brilliant colors and vivid images that make your video watching or gaming experience awesome.

Once connected the monitor automatically defaults to the same screen inclination as your device. If you’re connected to a laptop it will display in landscape mode, and if to your smartphone, then in portrait mode. You can always change this in your device’s settings.

Other Considerations

The tablet comes with a smart cover that protects your display and doubles as a stand. The cover is made from PU leather and can be propped in different ways to create a stand for watching, reading, or typing.

The built-in dual speakers provide good quality sound although some users indicate that the sound isn’t loud enough. In this situation, you can take advantage of the 3.5mm audio input to add your speaker and enhance the sound.

Bottom Line

This portable display opens up a wealth of opportunities for you, be it in an office setting, on the road, or at home. You can mirror your smartphone and enjoy streaming movies without squinting, share screens, game, and work. It sure checks a lot of boxes

Specs Recap

  • Editor’s Score: 9.9/10
  • Color gamut: 72%
  • Brightness: 300cd/m²
  • Refresh rate : 60 Hz
  • Display: 15.6 inch inches
  • Screen resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Dimensions: 14.50 x 8.8 x 0.34 inches
  • Weight: 1.7 pounds
  • Visual area : 344.16*194.59mm

3. Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

“Best Budget Buy”

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  • 8 GB Flash Memory, 1 GB RAM Memory,...
  • 7" WXGA Display (1280x800 Resolution).
  • Up to 32GB of memory available through a...
  • Front Camera Resolution 1.3MP, Rear...
  • Affordable
  • Durable
  • Memory can be enhanced
  • No overheating issues
  • Good battery life
  • Low sounding speaker
  • Limited onboard memory

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is a solid performer with a simple design,  robust display, and excellent build quality. Plus, it comes at a very affordable price which is a steal for the features it offers.


This tablet is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor and 1GB of RAM. While this doesn’t offer as much power as other models on the market, it allows you to browse, open multiple programs, and stream live videos.

Hardcore games tend to stutter on this tablet and may end up giving you a less than satisfying experience. If you want to play some games, I recommend sticking to the light ones only.

For storage you get 8GB flash memory which can be expanded to 32GB microSD card. Further, you’ll receive free storage space of up to 50GB on Dropbox on purchase. The tablet comes with a USB charging cable for powering the tablet and transferring files or videos.


Weighing just under one pound and only 0.35 inches thick this tablet is lightweight and comfortable to hold. If you’re on the road or waiting in line and need some distraction this device can make for a great companion.

You get 10 hours of battery life with this tablet which is plenty of time to get a lot of stuff done. And when the battery dies, you can power it right up with the USB cable or wall adapter.


This tablet comes in two colors—black and white. I prefer the black one as it gives the tablet a modern look. Plus, the tablet’s back has a slightly textured feel for a better grip.

The 7-inch display has a high resolution of 1280 x 800 which reproduces colors more accurately. This allows you to experience richer graphics, brighter colors, and crisper texts. Plus, you get solid viewing angles (no shifting) and maximum brightness.

Other Considerations

This tablet runs on Android 4.4 Kit Kat OS which supports split-screen multitasking and drag and drop abilities. Other amazing features include inbuilt-IR blaster that converts your tablet into a universal remote control and the ability to search local TV listings. 

There are front and rear cameras with 1.3MP and 3.0MP resolutions respectively. Also built-in is a single speaker whose sound can be enhanced by connecting BlueTooth speakers. Speaking of connectivity, this tablet supports WI-FI and BlueTooth connectivity.

Bottom Line

Despite being on the market for several years, this Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 still appeals to users with its many perks and features. If you want to try out an inexpensive but functional tablet, here’s one you can check out.

Specs Recap

  • Editor’s Score: 9.5/10
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Storage: 32GB
  • Display: 7 inches
  • Screen resolution: 1280×800 pixels
  • Graphics Card: Qualcomm Adreno 305
  • Weight: 0.61 lbs
  • Battery life : 10 hours
  • OS : Android 4.4 Kit Kat

4. Wacom Intuos Pro

“Digital Drawing Powerhouse”

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  • Supports left and right-handed use
  • Active space is easy to map
  • Wireless connectivity
  • Extra nibs included in the package
  • Replaceable screen
  • Nibs may wear out fast
  • The rough drawing surface doesn’t work for some artists

This drawing tablet has some fantastic features to help improve and increase your productivity levels. These include the capacitive express keys technology that takes fumbling over keys away by allowing you to view on the screen which button you’re about to press.


This tablet makes use of leading industry standards such as a 5080 high-resolution pen and 8192 pressure sensitivity to help you capture the most minute of movements. The tablet supports ±60° tilt of your pen for more comfortable drawing.

Speaking of pens, the Pro Pen 2 included in the package is made using latex-free silicone rubber for better grip as you draw. The tablet’s surface is multi-touch which means that you can use your fingers to zoom, scroll, and navigate as you would with a smartphone.

The tablet connects to your computer or laptop via BlueTooth or using a USB cable. Once the connection is made, you can then sync, store, or export all your creative work for final touches and editing.


This drawing tablet measures 16.79 x 11.19 x 0.31 inches and weighs close to 3pounds which does lean on the heavier side of things. It will fit easily in a laptop bag or backpack and is easy to transport. If you bundle it with a laptop and cables then you’ll feel the weight.

The stylus is battery-free and requires no charging, but the tablet does. All you need to do is connect it to your computer using the provided USB cable or a power adapter. A tablet that is used daily will require around 4 hours to charge fully. A depleted battery will need 6 hours at the very least.


The all-black tablet has a textured feel which extends to the buttons and the drawing area. Plus, the touch ring has four lights that indicate which designated functions are active at any one moment. It’s just one of those little things Wacom provides to help improve your workflow.

The tablet provides an active area of 12.1 x 8.4 inches which is fairly large and provides the space you need for large arm movements. If you’re thinking in lines of a point for your hand to rest on, then the space on the edges of the active ace area is good for it.

Other Considerations

The Intuos Pro is compatible with Windows and MacOS and integrates easily with mainstream software including Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, CorelPainter, Photoshop, and Zbrush among others.

One of my most favorite features on this tablet is the expresskey view feature. On a normal day, you’ll need to memorize the combos (which may take time) for you to use them effectively. Here, anytime your finger hovers over a button, an overlay pop-up shows up on the screen to let you know which button you’re about to press.   

Bottom Line

With this tablet, Wacom has taken the quirks artists and graphic designers get squirmy about when working with digital drawing tablets and solved them. This tablet provides a whole experience for serious hobbyists, art students, and professionals alike.

Specs Recap

  • Editor’s Score: 9.5/10
  • Pressure Sensitivity: 8192 levels
  • Tilt Support: ±60°
  • Pen Resolution : 5080 LPI
  • Press Keys: 8 customizable press keys with a touch ring
  • Dimensions: 16.79 x 11.19 x 0.31 inches
  • Weight: 2.86 pounds
  • Active area : 12.1 x 8.4 in


“A Beginner’s Option”

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  • Easy to set up
  • Extra stylus
  • Stable stand
  • Doesn’t heat up after hours of use
  • Can be used by kids, adults, and seniors
  • The 3-in-1 cable is short
  • You may experience a little parallax

The Kamvas GT-156HD V2 is an upgrade of the Kamvas GT-156HD and I can truly say that it has caught up with the times. It comes with above-average features while maintaining the kind of simplicity that welcomes beginners.


This tablet brings to the table a 5080 high-resolution pen, 8192 pressure sensitivity levels, 233 report rate, and a sensing height of 12mm. Couple that with your skills and imagination and let us marvel at your creativity.

The tablet comes with 14 programmable keys and a touch bar so you can have your favorite buttons within reach. The screen offers no tilt support, but as a beginner, this shouldn’t worry you too much. As you gain experience, you’ll decide if this feature is worth having or not.

This drawing tablet has one port that accepts a 3-in-1 cable. On one end is a strengthened mini HDMI that goes into the tablet while on the other end is a USB, HDMI, and a power plug. 


This tablet measures 432 x 264 x 14.8 mm and weighs 3.3 pounds. It’s not the lightest drawing tablet out there but it’s quite small and hence portable. And since there are no troublesome cables, you can pop it into your backpack and be on your way.

The stylus comes with a battery and a charging cable which tells you that you’ll need to charge it from time to time. Did I mention that you get an extra pen? Similarly, the tablet also needs charging, which happens anytime it’s connected to your computer. 


This silver-gray has a beautifully simple and non-intimidating design with a solid build. It has a matte screen that is less reflective (won’t act like a mirror) making it more comfortable to use outdoors. It also doubles as an anti-glare screen to protect your eyes from damage. 

This 15.6-inch screen offers a high 1920 x 1080 resolution designed to bring life-likeness to your work. The color gamut is set at acceptable 72 percent NTSC and you’ll have access to millions of colors. Plus, you get a wide viewing angle of up to 89 percent without distortion.

Other Considerations

This tablet works with both Windows and MacOS and supports mainstream software including Adobe Photoshop, Clip Studio, Krita, and Sai among others. It comes with a foldable stand that supports two working angles and allows you to lay the tablet flat on a desk.

When you buy the tablet, you’ll receive some excellent. These include two rechargeable pens with a charging cable, a 3-in-1 cable, a power adapter, a pen box with eight pen nibs and a nib clip, a glove, and a cleaning cloth.

Bottom Line

From vibrant displays to crispy images, and minimalist design, this tablet allows you to focus on what’s important—your work. With so many nice features, it works better than competitor models in this size. Beginners will love it, and the pros will remember it with fondness.

Specs Recap

  • Editor’s Score: 9/10
  • Pressure Sensitivity: 8192 levels
  • Tilt Support: No
  • Screen Resolution : 1920 * 1080 pixels
  • Display: 15.6 inches
  • Press Keys: 14 programmable keys and a touch bar
  • Dimensions: 43.2 x 26.4 x 1.48 inches
  • Weight: 3.3 pounds
  • Active area : 344.2 x 193.6 mm

6. Windows T60

“Best Windows Tablet PC”

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  • The OS takes up considerable storage space
  • Low battery life

This highly versatile device offers the benefits of a tablet and quickly converts into a laptop when you bring on a detachable keyboard. For the Windows loyalists, this is your PC packaged in a smaller on the go device.


The responsibility of powering this tablet lies squarely on the Intel Quad-Core Processor with 2GB RAM. It delivers a smooth performance that allows you to carry our daily tasks such as browsing, school assignments, multitasking, and gaming with ease.

The tablet has 32GB internal memory and you have the option of expanding your storage using SD card up to 128GB. More space is available on OneDrive online storage which, overall, makes for plenty of space.

It also comes with a full-size USB 3.0 port, a Micro USB port, as well as an HDMI and G-sensor for connecting to other devices, charging and file transfers. For the professional user, you’ll find office tools such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel within easy reach


Measuring 13.4 x 11.8 x 2 inches and weighing in at just 1.3 pounds, this tablet is slim and as light, as they come. You can slip it into a sleeve or your laptop bag and take it wherever you want to go.

The battery doesn’t last very long so it will be a good idea to keep the charger handy. The tablet has a feature that allows you to adjust it’s speed when you’re on battery mode. This can help conserve battery life, but your tablet will work at a much slower rate.


This black colored stylish tablet has smooth curves and a wide enough bezel for you to hold without messing the screen. From whichever angle you look at it, it gives the impression of a premium device built with solid materials. 

Within this 11.6-inch display, you have 1920 x 1080 resolution combined with fantastic graphics to give you beautifully clear and sharp images to make your viewing experience awesome. Plus, you can view it in landscape or portrait mode.

Other Considerations

Being a Windows tablet, this tablet runs on the Windows 10 operating system and supports wireless connections plus BlueTooth 4.0. You can also pair it with a docking keyboard to turn it into a laptop.

You have dual 2MP cameras for video chats and taking snapshots while the onboard speakers provide sound. In case you find that the sound isn’t loud enough, we recommend plugging headphones into the provided headphone jack for better sound quality.

Bottom Line

This tablet offers the functionality of a laptop with the portability of a tablet to bring you a device that’s perfect for busy executives, business people, and students who want to get some work done and enjoy a moment of play.

Specs Recap

  • Editor’s Score: 9/10
  • Processor: Intel Quad-core
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Storage: 32.0 GB
  • Display: 11.6 inches
  • Screen resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Graphics Card: Intel Gen8 HD
  • Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • OS : Windows 10
  • Dimensions : 13.4 x 11.8 x 2 inches

7. Lenovo Tab 7

“A Reading Tablet”

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  • Decent battery life
  • Slim profile
  • Easy to navigate
  • Works fast
  • No slot for micro SD

If you love downloading ebooks, and cozying up to read them this Lenovo 7 inch tablet has loads to offer you. From amazing graphics to crisp images and texts and a comfortable slim profile, you can escape into your little world any time of day or night.


A Quad-Core 1.3 GHz processor is dedicated to powering this little tablet alongside 1GB of RAM. Thanks to this powerful processor the tablet fires up quickly and it also allows you to navigate through different apps with speed.

It has 16GB flash memory and naturally the processor will eat into some of it. Still, you’ll be left with considerable storage, perhaps even more than what competitor models have to offer.

The tablet has one USB port and supports USB OTG (on the go) for quick connections to other devices and charging. If you’re also using your tablet for work, this can be a fast way to transfer files from one device to another.


Weighing just under a pound and measuring 7.67 x 4.01 x 0.35 inches, this is one of the smaller-sized tablets on the market. Its lightweight nature makes it possible for you to hold it in your hands for long periods without strain. 

Plus you can slip it into your bag, cargo pants pockets, or other deep-pocketed clothing for some on-the-road distraction. What’s more, battery life peaks at eight hours, depending on how you use the tablet. 


The front of the tablet is all black, while the rear is silvery-gray except for the chrome plate lip at the bottom which also extends to the front. The silver color and slim size give the tablet an attractive and modern look.

The tab comes with a 1024 x 600 resolution for quality images and texts (no dead pixels), accompanied by great graphics and high brightness. From light games to videos, and colored comic books, this tablet offers quality all the way.

Other Considerations 

This tablet runs on Android 7.0 OS. For you, this translates to having awesome apps at your fingertips. You’ll have access to Google Play Store and download any apps you like, both free and paid. Further, it supports BlueTooth and wireless connectivity. 

This device has a front and rear camera with 5MP and 2MP respectively. They are not high in resolution, but in case your phone is far and you want to capture a magical or hilarious moment, the tab will come in handy. There is a built-in speaker but its sound is quite low.

Bottom Line

With a tablet this slim and portable, there is no reason why you can’t use it for both play and work. Avid e-book readers will love it while the rest of us can catch up on emails, browse, live streaming, and even play Candy Crush. Yes, it’s still addictive.

Specs Recap

  • Editor’s Score: 8.5/10
  • Processor: Quad-Core 1.3 GHz
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 16GB
  • Display: 7 inches
  • Screen resolution: 1024×600 pixels
  • Graphics: Integrated
  • Battery Life : 10 hours
  • OS : Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Weight: 8.3 ounces

8. ASUS Zenscreen

“Professionals Choice”

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  • Comes with a blue light filter
  • Multiple USB options
  • Ultra-slim design
  • Easy setup
  • Doesn’t support touchscreen
  • The pen is not a stylus

Are you looking for a tablet that can cater to needs at the office and on client sites? Take another look at this awesome tablet from Asus. From crystal clear images to widescreen viewing, and automatic screen orientation among others, get ready to be wowed,  


This award-winning tablet was designed with business people in mind. It’s the perfect secondary monitor for use in business meetings, dual-monitor presentations, personal training sessions, and much more.

To connect to a host device, this monitor has a unique hybrid USB port that supports USB-Type C connection for power and file transmission. Plus, an installed driver that facilitates connection with USB-Type A connectors. Either way, you’re covered.


This unit measures 14.16 x 8.91 x 0.31  and weighs 1.7 pounds. While you may not want to walk around with it in your hands, it’s still lightweight and can fit snugly under your arm. You want to carry it in a laptop bag to be safe though.

The tablet receives its power when it’s connected to a host device like a computer or phone, so you don’t have to worry about charging it. 


This 15.6-inch ZenScreen monitor has a dark-grey color and glossy finish that will look perfect in any office. Plus, the bezels are quite thin to maximize screen space. 

The monitor is equipped with a 1920 x 1080 resolution that delivers awe-inspiring and richly colored images. Plus, it provides wide viewing angles without distortion to ensure that you enjoy the same stunning visuals from any side.

Even better is the tablet’s intuitive ability to discern its orientation and switch to the most appropriate mode. If you’re doing a presentation, the screen will automatically turn to landscape mode while an excel sheet or e-Book will be viewed in portrait mode.

Other Considerations

I love the Flicker-free technology that minimizes flicker known for causing eye strain and other damage as a result of staring at your screen for far too long (we’re all guilty as charged).

The tablet comes with a smart case that protects the screen from dust and scratches. It also doubles as a sturdy stand for propping your tablet in either landscape or portrait mode. 

On the bottom right-hand corner of the screen is a pen hole where you can insert a pen to help prop the screen if you don’t have the case with you. When you purchase this tablet, you’ll also receive a ZenScreen pen, USB-Cable, USB Type-C to A adapter, smart cover, warranty card, and a start guide

Bottom Line

This portable monitor checks all the boxes when it comes to portability, good resolution, and excellent color reproduction. While we have proposed this for office use, there’s no harm in connecting it to your home laptop and enjoying Netflix.

Specs Recap

  • Editor’s Score: 8.5/10
  • Display: 15.6 inches
  • Screen resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Weight: 1.7 pounds
  • Batteries : Built-in
  • Dimensions : 14.16 x 8.91 x 0.31 inches

9. Microsoft Surface Pro 4

“Your Laptop’s Replacement”

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  • Beautiful and responsive screen
  • Extra high resolution
  • Works fast
  • Necessary accessories come at a cost
  • The stylus feels heavy

Many manufacturers design tablets that attempt to replace laptops with mixed results. Most come close, but not close enough. Perhaps the Surface Pro 4 from Microsoft just might hack it. Let’s find out


To get this laptop going is the powerful 6th Generation Intel Core i5 processor with 4GB memory built to deliver a highly performing tablet. Most users report experiencing zero issues in their day to day work that includes email, web browsing, admin work, and playing a couple of games.

The tablet has 128GB storage space which should make most of us smile as you’ll have plenty of storage for your files and videos. Further, there is a full-size USB 3.0 port, a charging port, and a microSD card slot (sold separately) for extra storage.  


This tablet registers 1.7 pounds in weight and measures 11.50 x 7.93 x 0.33 inches. These qualities make it lightweight and highly portable giving you the freedom to work or play anywhere you like. Plus, with 0.33 inches, you can comfortably hold the tablet in your hands.

The manufacturer indicates that the tablet can last up to nine hours before recharge. Naturally, this will depend on how you use it. Some users report getting six to eight hours of use which is close enough.


This 12.3-inch tablet is encased in magnesium unibody complete with warm grey and black colors. It’s perhaps these colors along with its slim look that make it look so cool.

The real deal, however, lies within the display. It comes with a 2736 x 1824 resolution, which is way, way higher than competitor brands. Over the large screen, your images remain sharp and the colors more vivid. Playing games or watching movies on this tablet is flat out awesome. 

Other Considerations

This tablet runs on Windows 10 Pro so you’ll have access to all the apps and programs as your laptop and is swift too. It supports BlueTooth and Wi-Fi connectivity to keep you in touch with the rest of the world.

You can convert your tablet into a mini laptop by purchasing a type cover and docking it to the tablet. The tablet comes with a Surface Pen that’s responsive and great for marking up presentations, taking notes, and signing documents.

The tablet comes with a 150-degree-angle kickstand that allows you to work in comfort. Plus, it has stereo speakers that produce decent sound and dual cameras for video chats and snapping away.

Bottom Line

With this tablet, you don’t have to haul your heavy laptop to meetings, sites, or across the country. Simply attach your tablet to the type cover and you’re good to go. That tablet is ideal for creatives, professionals, and students as well.

Specs Recap

  • Editor’s Score: 8/10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Display: 12.3 inches
  • Screen resolution: 2736 x 1824 pixels
  • Weight: 1.7 pounds
  • Graphics: Intel Iris and HD
  • Batteries : 9 Hours
  • Dimensions : 11.50 x 7.93 x 0.33 inches

10. Photo Frame 18.5″

“Best Tablet for Commercial Use” 

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For many businesses, finding display monitors that can showcase their products or for use in presentations and day to day work can be somewhat difficult. Meet the Android One Machine, a workhorse tablet designed to provide commercial user satisfaction.


This tablet is powered by an A33 quad-core processor with 1.4GB of RAM. While this doesn’t result in a super-fast machine, it will serve several purposes that include being a second monitor, screen sharing, browsing the web, and handling other administrative work.

It also comes with 8GB flash memory with the option to expand it up to 32GB via SD card. Although the screen defaults to landscape mode, you can manually adjust it to portrait mode to suit your needs. 

While the tablet comes with minimal settings, you can still use it for home entertainment like when you want to stream video or listen to music online. The tablet comes with a mini USB OTG and two USB ports to facilitate connections.


While we‘re yet to determine the tablet’s actual measurements and weight, this tablet comes across as bulky. It’s not nearly as portable as other tablets we’ve reviewed here and may be better off stationed in one place.

The tablet doesn’t have a built-in battery so the minute you unplug it, it will turn off. Charging the tablet can be done via the provided adapter and while it’s connected to your computer or laptop.


This white-colored 18.5-inch tablet provides a widescreen that measures 410 x 231 mm for enhanced viewership. Additionally, it comes with a resolution of 1366 x 768 and a brightness level of 300. 

This may not offer the same clarity and sharpness found in competitor models of this size and other sizes as well. Additionally, the screen has a 10-point capacitive touchscreen that allows you to control, or adjust settings with your fingers.

Other Considerations

The tablet runs on the Android 4.4 operating system which is rather dated. In that regard the manufacturer states that the tablet is updated and now runs on the A64processor and Android 6.0 system and supports wireless connectivity to peripherals. 

You’ll have access to Google Play Store for downloading as many apps as your storage can allow. The tablet has an ergonomic bracket that allows you to adjust viewing angles and is fitted with 2 3W speakers that provide a decent sound as well as a standard camera.

Bottom Line

There are no bells and whistles here, as this tablet comes with very basic features. It’s more suitable for a business setting where there is a lot of administration work going on.

Specs Recap

  • Editor’s Score: 8/10
  • Processor: A33 quad-core
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 8GB
  • Display: 18.5 inches
  • Screen resolution: 1366×768 pixels
  • Graphics: A64
  • Batteries : 0.1 hours
  • OS : Android 4.4.2 system


As we come to the end of our review of the best tablet with USB port, we trust you have found a tablet that meets your needs. The ball is in your court now, happy shopping.

Do you have any questions or comments? Perhaps you already own a great tablet with a USB port, let us know in the comments section below.

Last update on 2021-05-22 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Jeff Finder is a Digital Nomad who travels around the world and blog about technology, and gadgets at 10monster.com. He’s also an international speaker and love to persuade youth to find their voice online and make it count.

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