TSA Will Soon Enforce Stricter Electronics Screenings At Most Airports
PSA: The TSA will again be escalating electronics screening. In the past, tablets and other small electronics could stay in the carry-on bag. Now, it looks as if anything larger than a cell phone will need to be examined separately.
This isn’t a horrible development… but plan accordingly. Now that most people travel with a laptop and a tablet or other piece of mid-sized electronics, lines may become longer and a lot more screening bins will be used.
Here’s the official announcement from the TSA: https://www.tsa.gov/news/releases/2017/07/26/tsa-raising-aviation-security-baseline-stronger-domestic-security-measures
Here are some good & inexpensive unlocked phones that may help you keep the tablet at home: