Editors' Choice

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

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review

The original Surface Pro was far from perfect, but Microsoft has committed to making it great. Has the effort paid off, and can the Surface Pro 4 bring new ideas to the increasingly stale 2-in-1 category? See Full Review »

Our Score 8

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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

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

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 Review

  • Best tablet cameras and speakers ever
  • Powerful enough for real productivity
  • Thin and portable
  • Apple Pencil is the best stylus available
  • iOS has best tablet apps, frequent updates
  • Expensive at every option level
  • Cramped screen for multitasking
  • Not a true laptop replacement
Our Score 8

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

Acer Aspire Switch 10 Review

  • Solid construction
  • Sturdy docking hinge
  • Light and slim
  • Long battery life
  • Microsoft Office 2013 included
  • Runs cool and silent
  • Good value
  • Small keyboard
  • Lackluster display
  • Poor 3D performance
Our Score 8

Samsung ATIV Smart PC 700T Review

  • Sturdy, comfortable design and build
  • S Pen makes Desktop mode bearable, has its own…
  • High-resolution display
  • Good battery life
  • Hard to balance on the lap in the keyboard dock
  • Volume doesn't get loud enough
  • Display's viewing angles and brightness don't…
  • Gets uncomfortably hot when taxed
Our Score 7

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

Amazon Fire HD 6 Review

  • It costs $100
  • Bright color options
  • Ideal for kids
  • Sturdy build
  • Bad camera
  • Kind of heavy for its size
  • Laggy performance
  • Limited apps and storage
Our Score 6