Tablets can also overheat when used over long periods of time. Since the hardware pieces are all crammed on a relatively small device, it is even more difficult for your tablet to cool down properly. Unfortunately most cooling pads manufacturers focus on laptops. There are a few cooling pads especially designed for tablets and some laptop coolers can also be used for tablets. We have 2-in-1 tablets, therefore why not also have 2-in-1 cooling pads?
We did the research for you and brought you the best cooling pads to use for tablets.
Cool down your Windows 10 tablet heat with these pads
1. Pwr+ c449-PWR58-90386 cooling pad (recommended)
It is compact and easy to carry thanks to its dimensions, 15 x 12.3 x 2.1 inches, weighing only 1.5 pounds. It comes in five colors: white, black, red, orange and blue with the USB cord included.
2. Thermaltake CL-N002-PL12BL-A cooling pad (suggested)
This is another laptop-designed cooling pad you can use for your tablet. It compatible with 10” to 17” devices. It has a multi-function display panel with lock button and fan control, allowing you to adjust the fan speed. The fan speed can reach 1000 R.P.M ( Turbo 1300 R.P.M ) with a 31 dBA noise level. Dimensions: 15.94 x 11.22 x 2.2 inches.
3. CoolerMaster single fan Cooling pad I100 (R9-NBC-I1HK)
This cooling pad is suitable for laptops and tablets from 9-inch to 15.4-inch. It has a fan speed of 1200RPM with a noise intensity of 21dBA. It is made of aluminum and plastic for high resistance. You can connect this cooling pad to your tablet via a USB port. Dimensions: 350mm x 250mm x 39mm.
Buy CoolerMaster I100 Amazon.
4. PCCOOLER JINKU cooling Pad
- Blue LED back lights
- Fan speed: 1900RPM
- Fan dimensions: 80mm x 80mm x 10mm (5pcs)
- Dimensions: 345mm x 245mm x 20mm
- USB ports: 2 USB
- Noise intensity: 17dBA
You can buy this cooling pad from Aliexpress for $24.90.
5. ETable cooling pad
This tiny cooling pad comes in two colors, black or white. You can fold it and make it ultra-portable. Its single fan rapidly dissipates heat with little noise. This pad is multifunctional, you can use it both as a tablet stand and a cooler.
ETable weights only 700 grams/ 24.70 OZ and has the following dimensions when opened: 52 x 26 x 5 cm / 20.47 x 10.24 x 2 inch. You can buy it from Alibaba for $2 – $7 with a minimum order quantity of 10 pieces.
6. Vensmile VS-01 cooling pad
This 2-in-2 cooler is suited for 14-inch notebooks but can also be used for tablets.
Despite its fragile appearance, this cooling pad is heavy-duty constructed, so that you don’t have to worry about the weight you put on it. Vensmile VS-01 comes in two colors, black or blue and it will definitely attract attention thanks to it design.
Buy the Vensmile VS-01 cooling pad from Aliexpress for an incredible price tag of $3.37.
When it comes to tablet cooling pads, users’ choice in very limited. Manufacturers have not yet developed this branch probably thinking that a cooling pad would make a tablet less portable. However, many people use tablets for hours on end at home or at work and they would very much use a cooling pad for their tablet without worrying about the extra weight.
There is also a more technical explanation: tablets and smartphones use ARM architecture, which is designed for power efficiency, while laptops and desktops use x86 architecture, which focuses on the processing speed. In other words, the processors in laptops work at higher power levels than those on tablets. Also, tablets are optimized for battery use and cooling pads increase the level of power consumption.
We’ll keep scouting the market and update our list as soon as possible. Meanwhile, do leave us a comment if you would like us to add a specific cooling pad to our list.
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in April 2016 and has been since updated for freshness, and accuracy.