The best iPad for graphic design

The best iPad for graphic design and two other iPads on a green background
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Looking for the best iPad for graphic design? Apple's popular tablets are excellent, highly portable alternatives to laptops and PCs when you’re starting or finishing a project on the go. Several iPads now have more than enough power to cover all graphic design workloads, while the touchscreen can be a great addition to a workflow.

We've reviewed almost every iPad that Apple has produced over the years. As part of our tests, we use them for vector illustration, page layout and image editing using a range of iPadOS apps. Based on those experiences, we've drawn up this pick of the best iPads for graphic design work. We compare the pros and cons of each and link to our full reviews where you can find out more. To see where the options below fit into Apple's full range of tablets, see our guide to the iPad generations.

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Los Angeles-based Michelle is a writer and photographer. She regularly writes for TechRadar, Steve's Digicams and Techlicious, and is currently a freelance SEO and Production editor for TechRadar.
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