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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for tablets for college.

If you're a student, a parent of a student, or just someone who's paying attention to the education market, it's no secret that tablets are having a moment. Tablets are great for studying, but they're also great for entertainment and communication. Browse the top-ranked list of tablets for college below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Samsung - Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2022) 10.4" 128GB - Wi-Fi - Oxford Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "He can take notes on his college classes and search on line, etc with the tablet. ...Great tablet...Son has really enjoyed this tablet for ease of use with his college music program."

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    With the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, you can leave your mark on whatever comes your way. The included S Pen lets you effortlessly create, edit, and navigate through your work. And its expansive display and sleek, lightweight build makes it perfect for entertainment on-the-go. Plus, up to 12 hours of battery life ensures you keep chasing inspiration day or night.
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    "He can take notes on his college classes and search on line, etc with the tablet. ...Great tablet...Son has really enjoyed this tablet for ease of use with his college music program."

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    With the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, you can leave your mark on whatever comes your way. The included S Pen lets you effortlessly create, edit, and navigate through your work. And its expansive display and sleek, lightweight build makes it perfect for entertainment on-the-go. Plus, up to 12 hours of battery life ensures you keep chasing inspiration day or night.
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  2. Apple - 11-inch iPad Air M2 chip Wi-Fi 256GB - Starlight - Back_Zoom
    Top comment

    "College ready...Bought in preparation of daughters college and she is finding more and more ways to use it"

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    Product Description

    The redesigned 11-inch iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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    "College ready...Bought in preparation of daughters college and she is finding more and more ways to use it"

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    The redesigned 11-inch iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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  3. Apple - 11-inch iPad Air M2 chip Wi-Fi 256GB - Purple - Back_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Bought for granddaughter for first year college. She loves it"

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    The redesigned 11-inch iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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    "Bought for granddaughter for first year college. She loves it"

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    Product Description

    The redesigned 11-inch iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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  4. Apple - 13-inch iPad Air M2 chip  Wi-Fi 256GB - Space Gray - Back_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Recommend using this for college and taking notes as well as the Apple Pencil."

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    Product Description

    Now available in a 13-inch model, iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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    "Recommend using this for college and taking notes as well as the Apple Pencil."

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    Product Description

    Now available in a 13-inch model, iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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  5. Amazon - Fire HD 10 - 10.1" Tablet (2023 Release) - 64GB with Wi-Fi - Ocean - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Purchasing this tablet was god send, she told me that this tablet allowed her to read clearly and not such a strain on her eyes and battery life was outstanding....Tablet...These are great tablets if all you want to do is go on the internet, read a book or watch a movie. "

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    Product Description

    Do what you love, uninterrupted — 25% faster performance than the previous generation and 3 GB RAM are ideal for seamless streaming, reading, and gaming.
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    "Purchasing this tablet was god send, she told me that this tablet allowed her to read clearly and not such a strain on her eyes and battery life was outstanding....Tablet...These are great tablets if all you want to do is go on the internet, read a book or watch a movie. "

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    Do what you love, uninterrupted — 25% faster performance than the previous generation and 3 GB RAM are ideal for seamless streaming, reading, and gaming.
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  6. Apple - 11-inch iPad Air M2 chip Wi-Fi 256GB - Space Gray - Back_Zoom
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    "I bought for my son for his first year of college & he loves it....The Best Value Apple Tablet to Date....It’s probably the best value proposition from Apple when it comes to tablets."

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    Product Description

    The redesigned 11-inch iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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    "I bought for my son for his first year of college & he loves it....The Best Value Apple Tablet to Date....It’s probably the best value proposition from Apple when it comes to tablets."

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    Product Description

    The redesigned 11-inch iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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  7. Apple - 13-inch iPad Air M2 chip  Wi-Fi 256GB - Blue - Back_Zoom
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    "The Apple 13-inch iPad Air with the M2 chip has been a lifesaver for me as a re-entry college student. Its sleek design and powerful performance make it ideal for taking notes in class and creating detailed study notes. ...The screen is so big, yet the tablet is as light as "air""

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    Product Description

    Now available in a 13-inch model, iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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    "The Apple 13-inch iPad Air with the M2 chip has been a lifesaver for me as a re-entry college student. Its sleek design and powerful performance make it ideal for taking notes in class and creating detailed study notes. ...The screen is so big, yet the tablet is as light as "air""

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    Product Description

    Now available in a 13-inch model, iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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  8. Samsung - Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra, Tab S9+, Tab S9 S Pen - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "I have galaxy S 6 lite tablet and i wonder if this pen works, so I bought it since it is more affordable than the actual pen for the tablet. ...I bought this for my galaxy book 3 for college and it makes note-taking so much better! It lets me take notes and write while moving the page with the touchscreen and has many cool features. "

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    Product Description

    Get ready to unleash your inner artist with the S Pen for Galaxy Tab S9, Tab S9+ and Tab S9 Ultra. Experience the thrill of a pen-on-paper feel with near-zero latency and great precision. Sketch out your next masterpiece. Write a note by hand and automatically convert it to text. With S Pen, nothing comes between you and your creativity.
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    "I have galaxy S 6 lite tablet and i wonder if this pen works, so I bought it since it is more affordable than the actual pen for the tablet. ...I bought this for my galaxy book 3 for college and it makes note-taking so much better! It lets me take notes and write while moving the page with the touchscreen and has many cool features. "

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    Get ready to unleash your inner artist with the S Pen for Galaxy Tab S9, Tab S9+ and Tab S9 Ultra. Experience the thrill of a pen-on-paper feel with near-zero latency and great precision. Sketch out your next masterpiece. Write a note by hand and automatically convert it to text. With S Pen, nothing comes between you and your creativity.
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  9. Apple - 11-inch iPad Air M2 chip Wi-Fi 128GB - Blue - Back_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Very good ipad, it has many functions that benefits you as a college student, battery life is excellent....Overall a great tablet, having upgraded from the iPad Air 4 and being a college student this iPad meets all of my needs and more. "

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    Product Description

    The redesigned 11-inch iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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    "Very good ipad, it has many functions that benefits you as a college student, battery life is excellent....Overall a great tablet, having upgraded from the iPad Air 4 and being a college student this iPad meets all of my needs and more. "

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    Product Description

    The redesigned 11-inch iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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  10. Samsung - Galaxy Tab S9 FE+ - 12.4" 256GB - Wi-Fi - with S-Pen - Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Lap tablet....A great tablet . Perfect size. Great to share with someone....Best tablet for college...It a great, smaller device, with plenty of memory for my college student who needs something more than a phone but less bulky than a laptop for library visits and being on the run."

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    Meet Galaxy Tab S9 FE+, the powerful tablet that’s made just for you. A universe of possibilities awaits with Tab S9 FE+. This versatile and durable device is built to stand the test of time and meet the evolving needs of your day. Conquer every task, from your passion project to your to-do list, with a powerful processor that delivers a reliably smooth experience. And when work’s done, kick back with hours of uninterrupted entertainment —the expansive 12.4" screen gives you more than enough room to keep up with your hobbies, unwind with your favorite games or catch up on the latest shows. Let your imagination run loose with the included S Pen that allows you to draw and write by hand with that pen-on-paper feeling. Plus, the powerful battery charges fast and keeps you going. Discover the power to inspire with Galaxy Tab S9 FE+.
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    "Lap tablet....A great tablet . Perfect size. Great to share with someone....Best tablet for college...It a great, smaller device, with plenty of memory for my college student who needs something more than a phone but less bulky than a laptop for library visits and being on the run."

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    Meet Galaxy Tab S9 FE+, the powerful tablet that’s made just for you. A universe of possibilities awaits with Tab S9 FE+. This versatile and durable device is built to stand the test of time and meet the evolving needs of your day. Conquer every task, from your passion project to your to-do list, with a powerful processor that delivers a reliably smooth experience. And when work’s done, kick back with hours of uninterrupted entertainment —the expansive 12.4" screen gives you more than enough room to keep up with your hobbies, unwind with your favorite games or catch up on the latest shows. Let your imagination run loose with the included S Pen that allows you to draw and write by hand with that pen-on-paper feeling. Plus, the powerful battery charges fast and keeps you going. Discover the power to inspire with Galaxy Tab S9 FE+.
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