Editors' Choice

We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in tablets.

9.7-inch Apple iPad (2017) review

Apple’s fifth generation iPad is the cheapest iPad you can buy. You get access to iOS 10, multitasking features, and a long battery life all on a large, 9.7-inch display. See Full Review »

Our Score 8

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Apple iPad 9.7 Review

  • Excellent performance
  • Long battery life
  • Vibrant, large display
  • Affordable
  • Thin and light
  • Single, bottom-firing speaker
  • Stale design
Our Score 8

Apple iPad Pro 12.7 Review

  • Videos and games look gorgeous on the big screen
  • Excellent canvas for drawing
  • Magazine size screen is a joy for reading
  • It weighs just 1.6lbs
  • Great splitscreen multitasking in iOS 9
  • Solid 10-hour battery life
  • As expensive as a pricey laptop
  • Too heavy and large to hold one-handed
Our Score 9

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Review

  • Fantastic 9.7-inch screen
  • Good battery life
  • S Pen features are useful
  • Solid performance
  • UI doesn’t feel cluttered
  • Boring design, odd button placement
  • Poor palm rejection capability
  • Fingerprint sensor often doesn’t work
Our Score 6

Lenovo Yoga Book Review

  • Compact, sturdy build
  • Innovative form factor transcends the 2-in-1
  • Note-taking is excellent
  • Accurate stylus
  • Close to stock Android install
  • Typing without keys feels strange
  • Processor isn't powerful enough for a full laptop
  • We don't know if it will get Android updates
Our Score 7

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Review

  • New Type Cover is wonderful
  • Pen is standard and works well
  • Pixel-dense display
  • Loud, clear speakers
  • Strong performance in all areas
  • Still heavy compared to dedicated tablets
  • Battery can drain quickly in real-world use
Our Score 8

Huawei Matebook Review

  • Beautiful design
  • Keyboard cover is enjoyable to use
  • Lightweight and highly portable
  • Peripheral pricing quickly adds up
  • Display suffers mediocre color accuracy and…
  • Slow hard drive write speeds
  • Disappointing battery endurance
Our Score 5

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet Review

  • Strong processor performance
  • Small and lightweight
  • Class-leading keyboard
  • Extendable thanks to unique docking configuration
  • Can get hot at full load
  • Poor battery life
Our Score 8

Chuwi Hi12 Windows 10 2-in-1 Review

  • Affordable
  • Solid display quality
  • Nearly useless touchpad
  • Tablet easily falls over while docked with…
  • Underpowered CPU
  • IGP can’t even handle streaming video
Our Score 4