The best tablets for photo editing

The three of the best tablets for photo editing.
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The best tablets for photo editing are a brilliant solution for creatives on-the-go. With many of these devices now armed with similar power to that of a laptop, these travel-friendly gadgets offer a very capable but usually cheaper option to anyone wanting to be able to work whilst out and about. 

However if you need a tablet specifically for photo editing, there's a couple of important features you'll want a tablet to have; power and excellent picture quality. With the advances in technology over the last decade, most premium tablets on the market will fulfil your power requirements for photo editing. However, most will come with a big standard amount of RAM and SSD, and if you're working with a lot of RAW image files, you'll might want to consider and weigh up the cost implications of upgrading the specs. The other main consideration is display. To edit images you need to have colour accuracy, high resolution and pin sharp detail. 

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Kerrie Hughes
Freelance writer

Kerrie Hughes is a frequent contributor to Creative Bloq, and was once its editor. One of the original CB crew, Kerrie joined the team back in 2013 after moving from her role as staff writer on 3D World. Since then she's written regularly for other creative publications such as ImagineFX, Computer Arts and Digital Camera World. After a stint working for the police, Kerrie is back reviewing creative tech for creative professionals.