How to Find a Deal on a Windows Tablet

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How to Find a Deal on a Windows Tablet

Windows is easily the most popular operating system used today, and buyers will be happy to know that there are a number of tablet computer devices that use this system. Although many tablets on the market are quite expensive, it is possible to find a good deal on a Windows device. The following guide will examine the different Windows tablets available to buy today and will explain how to find an affordable model on eBay.

Windows Tablets

Tablet computers are fast becoming the most popular electronic device on the market. There are a number of tablet manufacturers, and different devices utilise different operating systems. Windows is one of the best operating systems on tablet computers, and is known for its speed and easy to use interface.

Tablet computers that run on the Windows operating system are manufactured by different companies, so it's a good idea for buyers to research and read reviews of any devices they are considering purchasing. The following are the six most popular tablet devices that use Windows available to buy today.

Dell XPS 10

This device is powered by Windows RT, which instantly updates the tablet's various applications including the user's email. An advantage of buying the Dell XPS 10 is that it comes with Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview, giving users access to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The tablet is sold with a mobile keyboard dock that can be attached for use when typing. The dimensions of the Dell XPS 10 are 274.5 x 177.1 x 9.2mm and it weighs 635g. The screen size is 10.1" and the resolution is 1366 x 768. The device has 32GB of internal memory and utilises the SnapDragon dual core processor. The battery lasts 10 hours.

Dell XPS 12

This is a very powerful tablet with a 12.5" screen and resolution of 1920 x 1080. As with the Dell XPS 10 the device has a dock keyboard that can be connected for typing purposes. The dimensions of the device are 213 x 317 x 20mm and it weighs 1587g with the keyboard. The tablet can be bought with two different internal memory sizes, 128GB and 256GB. The Dell XPS 12 runs on the Intel Ivy Bridge ULV processor and has 8 hours of battery life.


This tablet is manufactured by Hewlett Packard, and is equipped with Beats Audio. The device can be connected to a dock keyboard, and the dimensions are 303 x 206 x 19.4mm. With the keyboard, the HP ENVY x2 weighs 2200g, and its internal memory capacity is 128GB. The device runs on the Intel Core i5, and the battery lasts up to 14 hours. The screen size is 13.3" and resolution is 1366 x 768.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11

The weight of this Lenovo tablet is 1270g including the keyboard. The device utilises Windows RT and runs on the NIVIDA Tegra 3 processor. The tablet has 64GB of internal memory and its dimensions are 297 x 203 x 17mm. The screen size is 11.6" and resolution is 1366 x 768. The battery of the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 lasts up to 10 hours.

Surface RT

This tablet is manufactured by Microsoft and has excellent Windows operating system integration. The device has a detachable keyboard and weighs a total 680g. The dimensions of the device are 274 x 172 x 9.3mm, and the battery lasts 31.5 hours. The tablet runs on the NIVIDA Tegra 3 quad core processor, and is available with 32GB or 64GB of internal memory. The screen is 10.6" and has a resolution of 1366 x 768. The Surface RT is available to buy in a range of different colours.

Surface Pro

The Surface Pro is a more powerful version of the Surface RT tablet. One of the key features of the Surface Pro is its use of a pen digitiser, which allows users to write notes on the tablet interface. The dimensions are 275 x 173 x 13mm, and it weighs 907g. The Surface Pro runs on the Intel Core i5 processor and is available with 64GB or 128GB of memory. The screen size is 10.6" and has a resolution of 1920 x 1080.

Finding a Deal on a Windows Tablet

The best way to find a deal on a Windows tablet is by visiting eBay Deals to see if any devices are currently in stock. eBay Deals is a section of the website that sells a multitude of products at a reduced price, including tablet computers. Stock is constantly being added to eBay Deals, so buyers are advised to check here every time they visit the main eBay website. To access the relevant section of the site first click on the Deals link that can be found at the top of every page, followed by theTablets link located beneath the Computers heading in the Electronics tab.

Buyers can also search for used tablets as these products will be considerably less expensive than new models. To do so, click on the Used filter underneath the Condition heading in the Categories table of a listings page. Remember to inspect any photographs of a used tablet for signs of physical damage and look for information regarding the device's condition in the description box on the item page of a listing.

Buyers can use the Price filter found in the Categories table to list tablets that fall within a certain budget only. This is a handy way to quickly eliminate unsuitable tablets.


Buyers looking for a tablet that uses the Windows operating system will be happy to know that there are a number of affordable devices that can be bought. Buyers are advised to check eBay Deals as they may find a tablet for sale here at a reduced price, and they can also try searching for a used device.

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