Surface Pro 3 alternatives with digitiser pen?

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I'm looking for a cheaper alternative to a Surface Pro 3. Basically, I would like a compact Windows tablet which comes with a capacitive digitiser pen which can be used to take notes on a virtual whiteboard (for tutoring/e-learning style work). The only alternative I can think of would be a Dell Venue Pro 8, which can be bought on eBay for around £140 but it seems like it could be a bit small for writing on (it's only an 8" screen). Something like an 11" screen would probably be ideal for me but these tablets are a lot more expensive.

Can anybody suggest a Surface Pro equivalent for around £150 which supports a pen in this way?
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I'm looking for a cheaper alternative to a Surface Pro 3. Basically, I would like a compact Windows tablet which comes with a capacitive digitiser pen which can be used to take notes on a virtual whiteboard (for tutoring/e-learning style work). The only alternative I can think of would be a Dell Venue Pro 8, which can be bought on eBay for around £140 but it seems like it could be a bit small for writing on (it's only an 8" screen). Something like an 11" screen would probably be ideal for me but these tablets are a lot more expensive.

Can anybody suggest a Surface Pro equivalent for around £150 which supports a pen in this way?
Any touch screen tablet made in the last 5 years will work with generic capacitive styluses, so the vast majority of tablets will do that. What sets the Surface Pro models apart is the specialised Wacom digitiser and dedicated stylus, and in this sense "Surface Pro 3 Equivalent" and "£150" are never going to fit in the same product. And of course the level of performance on a machine a quarter of the price will be puny in comparison.

Is it specifically a Windows tablet you are after, or are Android tablets an option?
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Any touch screen tablet made in the last 5 years will work with generic capacitive styluses, so the vast majority of tablets will do that. What sets the Surface Pro models apart is the specialised Wacom digitiser and dedicated stylus, and in this sense "Surface Pro 3 Equivalent" and "£150" are never going to fit in the same product. And of course the level of performance on a machine a quarter of the price will be puny in comparison.

Is it specifically a Windows tablet you are after, or are Android tablets an option?
I do have an existing Toshiba Tablet PC from 2010, but it is very bulky and it's also on its last legs, though it still works. The digitiser stylus is what I meant - the capacitive styli with the rubber ends would not be suitable for my sort of thing at all, as they would not be pressure sensitive and very awkward for doing a lot of writing with.

A Windows tablet would be ideal, as I don't think the tutoring software I have supports Android.
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I do have an existing Toshiba Tablet PC from 2010, but it is very bulky and it's also on its last legs, though it still works. The digitiser stylus is what I meant - the capacitive styli with the rubber ends would not be suitable for my sort of thing at all, as they would not be pressure sensitive and very awkward for doing a lot of writing with.

A Windows tablet would be ideal, as I don't think the tutoring software I have supports Android.
In this case I'm pretty sure Dell's tablets compatible with their Active Stylus are the only real option you have, as the tech for things like pressure Is in the stylus rather than the tablet. I'm not aware of any other products that work in a similar fashion for other brands of tablet. The other alternative is hit eBay and look for a 1st gen Surface Pro, which if you're lucky may be possible to find for under £200.

Full list of compatible Dell tablets here.
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