Editors' Choice

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

Dell Venue 8 7000 review

Android tablet fans haven’t had many high-end options. That changes with the Dell Venue 8 7000 series -- the best Android tablet we’ve ever seen. See Full Review »

Our Score 9
User Score 5

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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

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

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

Kobo Arc Review

  • Tapestries provide a novel way to interact with a…
  • Smooth, speedy performance
  • Good display with wide viewing angles
  • Pre-loaded apps are well curated
  • No Bluetooth or HD output
  • Display attracts smudges
  • Running Android 4.0, not latest version
  • No microSD slot
Our Score 8.5
User Score 6

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE Review

  • Fantastic battery life
  • Gorgeous AMOLED screen
  • 7.7 inches is a good screen size
  • Samsung TouchWiz UI looks great
  • 4G LTE connectivity
  • Super thin and super lightweight
  • Great construction
  • Crappy rear camera
  • Android 4.0 upgrade pending
  • Expensive ($500-$700)
  • Android tablet apps are sparse
Our Score 8.5
User Score 0

Google Nexus 10 Review

  • Highest resolution of any tablet
  • Android 4.2 UI is fast and easy to use
  • Pure Android experience means you’ll get updates…
  • Comfortable to hold
  • No microSD or expanded storage
  • Battery life lower than competitors
  • Google Play Store lacks tablet apps
Our Score 8.5
User Score 8