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

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 review

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 is thinner and lighter than the iPad Air 2. It may not be all metal, but it’s mighty powerful. Here’s our review of the best Samsung tablet. See Full Review »

Our Score 9
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Our Score 9
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iPad Pro 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
User Score 0

Google Nexus 7 (2013) Review

  • Gorgeous Full HD screen
  • Powerful processor
  • Speedy Android 4.3 OS
  • Nexus devices get all the latest upgrades
  • Low $230 price
  • Comfortable to hold
  • It has a rear camera (original did not)
  • No MicroSD card slot
  • More expensive than $200 original Nexus
  • iPad App Store still has more, better apps
  • Rear camera is terrible
Our Score 9
User Score 9

Google Nexus 7 Review

  • Fantastic $200 price
  • Powerful processor
  • High resolution screen
  • Google Now rocks
  • Android 4.1 is a big improvement
  • Runs phone and tablet apps well
  • App selection not as good as iPad
  • No microSD
  • Google Play apps aren't our favorite
  • No rear camera
  • No 3G or 4G option (Wi-Fi only)
Our Score 9
User Score 9

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Review

  • New Type Cover is wonderful
  • Pen is standard and works well
  • Pixel-dense display
  • Loud, clear speakers
  • Strong performance
  • Still heavy compared to dedicated tablets
  • Battery can drain quickly in real-world use
Our Score 9
User Score 0

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Review

  • Absurdly thin and light
  • Sleek look
  • Bright colorful screen
  • Long battery life
  • It’s almost as expensive as an iPad
  • Lacks premium all-metal build
Our Score 9
User Score 0

Apple iPad Air 2 Review

  • Thinner than any other Apple device
  • Screen brighter than iPad Air
  • Powerful new processor is a step up
  • iPads have best app selection of any tablet
  • Improved rear camera
  • Touch ID added
  • 16GB model does not have enough storage
  • Speaker quality worse than Air 1
  • iPad Air 1 is $100 cheaper
  • Not water resistant
  • No MicroSD storage options
Our Score 9
User Score 0

Dell Venue 8 7000 Review

  • Best Android tablet
  • Gorgeous, metal design
  • Amazing, depth-sensing cameras
  • High-end specs
  • No Lollipop
  • Depth effects take time to process
Our Score 9
User Score 5

Apple iPad Mini 2 Review

  • Adds a high-res Retina screen
  • Thin, light, and comfortable to hold
  • Powerful 64-bit processor
  • New Wi-Fi antennas are fast
  • iOS 7 runs smooth
  • Battery life is still 10 hours
  • Camera quality has not improved
  • A hair thicker and heavier than iPad Mini
  • $400 price tag is steep for a compact tablet
  • No fingerprint sensor
  • Some users complain about iOS 7’s new look
Our Score 9
User Score 10