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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
User Score 0
Our Score 9
User Score 0

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Apple iPad Mini Review

  • Great screen size
  • Comfortable and light
  • 300,000 apps
  • Good rear camera
  • No Retina screen
  • Lightning connector adapter is expensive
  • No microSD
  • More expensive than Android competitors
Our Score 8
User Score 0

Microsoft Surface with Windows RT Review

  • Incredible design and feel
  • Magnetic TypeCover rocks
  • Runs Windows RT faster than other tablets
  • Kickstand works wonderfully
  • Durable hardware
  • Made me enjoy Windows RT
  • Legacy desktop is slow and difficult to navigate…
  • Currently lacking solid app selection
  • Lacking a good tutorial
  • Price is too high
Our Score 7.5
User Score 6

ASUS Vivo Tab RT Review

  • Great battery life
  • Solid hardware construction
  • Powerful specs
  • Comes with Microsoft Office
  • Keyboard dock works well
  • Windows RT lacks software
  • Random shutdown issues
  • Microsoft Office not touch friendly
  • Windows button difficult to press
  • Windows RT not ready for prime time yet
Our Score 6
User Score 1

Lenovo IdeaTab A2109 Review

  • Solid and attractive design
  • Long battery life
  • Smooth, fast performance
  • Well-designed UI
  • Display has poor viewing angles
  • Heavy for its size
  • MicroSD slot difficult to access
Our Score 7
User Score 0

Lenovo Ideatab S2110 Review

  • Excellent display
  • Good battery life
  • Dock adds to productivity for a low price
  • Well-designed interface skin
  • Dubious build quality
  • Annoying on-screen keyboard
  • Sluggish performance
  • Weak Snapdragon processor
Our Score 6
User Score 0

Sony Xperia Tablet S Review

  • Comfortable, good-looking design
  • Great screen size
  • Smooth user interface
  • Good battery life
  • Full SD port
  • Wi-Fi glitch
  • Random hardware problems
  • Bad camera & camera app
  • Proprietary charger
  • Poorly designed default keyboard
Our Score 5
User Score 7

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 Review

  • Excellent Dolby sound
  • Great access to Amazon content
  • Clear HD screen
  • Great battery life
  • Lockscreen ads are blatant and annoying
  • Amazon goes overboard upselling products
  • Interface is laggy at times
  • Limited to Amazon services & content
  • Amazon email/calendar apps don’t match…
  • No homescreen customization
Our Score 7
User Score 6

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Review

  • Powerful quadcore processor
  • Double the RAM of other tablets
  • S Pen stylus is nice alternative
  • Split keyboard rocks
  • Decent rear camera
  • MicroSD slot
  • Android isn't suited for large tablets
  • Low-resolution screen (compared to iPad)
  • Not enough Android tablet apps
  • Multiscreen mode is too limited
  • Speakers are loud but not clear
  • Proprietary charge port
Our Score 7
User Score 6