Top 10 Best Tablets For Fashion Designers in 2021

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If you are an aspiring fashion designer or you are a fashion designing professional, a tablet can help you in presenting digital portfolios or attend meetings.

In the field like fashion designing, a high-end tablet will work like an impressive gadgets to get the desired product.

I am asking you for a tablet instead of a laptop because the tablet provides you portability and freedom to create designs at your own comfort irrespective of your workplace.

So, In this article today I am going to tell you about 10 best tablets for fashion designers and features that you need to keep in mind while buying a new tablet for your fashion designing career.

Also Read: Why you should buy an iPad instead of a laptop?

Features You Must Take Care Of While Purchasing A Tablet For Fashion Designing

Here are the main aspects that you need to keep in mind while purchasing a new tablet for fashion designing.

1. RAM (Processor And Internal Memory)

You cannot ignore a powerful processor for those standard applications like Adobe Illustrator. You will require as much RAM memory. More the RAM memory, smoother will be your device.

2. Stylus

The stylus is a pen that is offered with tablets and other touchscreen devices for designing and editing purposes. Always choose a tablet that comes with a stylus as it helps in adding precision to your designs.

3. Screen Quality

A high screen resolution is a must for designers as it makes your design look more clear and attractive. Having a high-resolution screen enables you to look through details more clearly.

10 Best Tablets For Fashion Designers In 2021

Here is a detailed list of tablets that you will surely like to buy to shape your designing career. Let’s begin:

1. Microsoft Surface Book 2

If you are looking for versatility in your designs then I would recommend you Microsoft Surface Book 2. This laptop cum tablet is a perfect match for fashion designing. You can perform high-end graphic creation and manipulation on this device.

It has got 13.5 and 15-inch screens in its two variants. It is equipped with a 1.9 GHz processor and the RAM is 16 GB. So compact and portable that it weighs only 1.65 kg.  It comes with windows 10 pro, so you need not buy it. You can attach a keyboard with it whenever you want.

This Laptop/tablet will cost you £2,249.00

Key Features:

  1. Intel i7 -8650U Processor
  2. 16 GB RAM
  3. 512 GB SSB
  4. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Graphics

2. Apple iPad Pro

When it comes to Tablets, how can I miss iPad Pro? Whenever I design my personal designs on this tablet, it feels like this tablet is perfect for designing.

With iOS, it can be used anywhere without any requirement of a computer. The latest models come in two sizes 11 inches and 12.9 inches.

It truly fits the industry of design. Its ProMotion screen and apple pencil are best to create high-quality designs. While doing your designing work you can also do other works

The New Apple iPad Pro 11 inch will cost you around 799$ and 12.9 inches in 999$.

Key Features:

  1. Liquid Retina Display with Promotion
  2. Bionic chip with a neural engine
  3. 12MP Wide camera, 10MP Ultra Wide camera, and LiDAR Scanner
  4. Face ID for security and privacy

3. Huion h420 Drawing Tablet

If you are low on your budget and looking for a tablet that serves your purpose of fashion designing without compromising quality, this tablet is the best option for you.

This tablet is compatible with Windows, macOS, and even Linux systems. The main standard applications like Adobe suite, Corel painter, Macromedia, run smoothly on this Huion h420.

You need to connect your USB cable to the port of your PC and start using a pen to illustrate your creativity. The active area of the display is 4×2.23 inches and it has got 3 hotkeys to configure the presets.

This device will cost you only £37.99

Key Features:

  1. Compatible with all high standard designing softwares
  2. USB interface
  3. Plug and play and very convenient to use
  4. No need to install external drivers

4. Samsung Galaxy Tab

Samsung products are also trusted by large sections of people for their versatile quality. Samsung Galaxy tab did work a lot easier for designers who were looking for a compact device.

It has got a 10.5-inch HD screen and a 1.8 GHz processor. It is Android operated. It is very much lightweight, just 531 gms and its full charge lasts up to 15 hours and it takes 200 minutes to charge it fully again. You must have a Samsung pen to add more details to your designs. Though it is not a must.

This tab will cost you £196.49

Key Features:

  1. You can use it for entertainment purposes also.
  2. Dolby Atmos Surround Sound
  3. Display with fewer bezels
  4. 32 GB of storage

5. Parblo Coast 10

This is another digital pen tablet that can be used for a seamless design. Parblo is also a trusted brand for millions of users. The display quality is so good that you can view it from every angle without any smudge and illusions.

It has a viewing angle of 170 degrees. the stylus with this tablet is battery-free and the tablet is lightweight. It weighs only 440g. This tablet is suitable for all versions of Mac and Windows operating systems.

This tablet will cost you £299.99

Key Features:

  1. Dual Monitor and IPS HD 1920×1080 resolution
  2. 8 Custom Keys for presets
  3. Stable performance
  4. Strong Type-C USB interface

6. XP-PEN Star06c

XP is known for its drawing tablets. The high sensitivity of displays is a very brilliant feature that attracts users to this tablet. XP-PEN starto6c is considered as one of the best drawing tablets till now.

The battery-free stylus has a high accuracy level. The work is done on this device looks 100% natural. The active area of this tablet id 10×6 inches. The weight of this tablet os 670 gms and connects to your PC via USB cable. Designing gets easier and productive with this device.

It will cost you around £79.99

Key Features:

  1. High Sensitivity
  2. 8192 levels of pen pressure
  3. 1050 mah battery
  4. Compatible with Windows and MAC

7. Ugee M708

Ugee M708 is quite similar to the XP tablet but it had direct access buttons which make the task of designers easier and more compact. It has got 8 hotkeys which you can customize according to your comfort.

The working area of this tablet is 10×6 inches and its fine texture gives you a paper-like feel. Ugee M708 comes with a stylus without batteries and has an ergonomic design. Its weight is just 658 grams.

You can connect it with your PC or Laptop with Windows or MAC OS. You also get dome accessories with it like Gloves and brushes.

ugee m708 tab image

It comes at the price of £60.99 


  1. Supports Android 6.0 and above
  2. BAttery free stylus
  3. Tilt Function

8. XP-PEN DECO-01 

This is the device that I own myself and I am a fan of the versatility offered by this tablet. Be it hotkeys customization or high pen pressure, this device will never disappoint you.

Even the lightweight stylus that comes with it is customizable. The drawing area is 10×6.25 inches and pencil is battery-free with pressure levels of 8192. You try this tablet to give your creativity wings. The DECO 01 is compatible with Windows and Mac OS.

It Comes at the price of £99.99

Key Features:

  1. Pen Pressure of 8192 levels
  2. Multifunction Pen Holder
  3. Wired and Wireless features
  4. Designed for both right and left-hand users

9. Wacom Cintiq 22HD

Wacom is a well-established brand in manufacturing graphic design tablets. The size of screen of this particular model is 21.5 inches and has maximum resolution of 1920×1080 HD. It comes with Wacom Pro Pen 2.

The sensitivity of its display is 8192 levels. You can work without any space restrictions and illustrate your creative designs in your own comfort zone. The sharpness of colors on the screen is also very good. It is very heavy and has a weight of 5.6 kg.

It comes at the cost of £869.99

Key Features:

  1. Very precise in drawings
  2. Flexible display stand
  3. Good for both left and right-hand use

10. Trust Ultra-Thin Tablet

Trust Ultra-Thin Tablet has something out of the box to offer you. Totally flexible graphics that take your creativity to another level. This tablet even allows you to work in unconventional spaces.

Its drawing size is 6×4.6 inches and is very useful for fashion designers especially. It can be connected using USB cable and is compatible with both Windows and MAC operating systems. Its weight is just 222 grams.

It can be configured through the free Trust software, offering greater freedom to the designer.

The price is just £39.99

Key Features:

  1. Working space 140 x 100
  2. Good pressure sensitivity
  3. Ergonomic stylus
  4. Ideal for a flexible workspace


Guys I have tried to cover all the tabs that are well known for their designing compatibility with PCs and operating systems. All these tabs are loaded with lots of features and used by professionals in this particular field.

Though fashion designing involves usage of high-quality software which requires a tablet with premium features. I have kept all those features in my mind and then prepared the list.

Now or then when I will come across more such devices I will surely add them up in the list. Also, Don’t forget to leave your views in the comments section.

Happy Designing!

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