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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.

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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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

Acer Iconia Tab A200 Review

  • Great improvement over Acer's A500
  • Decent front-facing camera
  • Full-size USB port
  • microSD support
  • Runs Android 4.0
  • Nice Acer Android add-ons
  • No rear camera
  • Heavier and fatter than the iPad 3
  • Screen can't compare to newer models
  • Android tablet apps still lag behind Apple
  • 10.1 inches is a bit too big
Our Score 7.5

Apple iPad (2012) Review

  • Screen actually is 'Resolutionary'
  • Great battery life
  • Powerful graphics processor
  • Responsive screen
  • 200,000+ optimized tablet apps
  • Excellent rear camera
  • 4G LTE capability rocks
  • iOS showing some age
  • 4G models split (AT&T or Verizon)
  • Front-facing camera still VGA
  • Slightly thicker and heavier than iPad 2
  • No Siri
Our Score 8.5

Motorola Xyboard 8.2 Review

  • Compact 8.2-inch screen
  • High resolution for screen size (1280 x 800)
  • Thin and lightweight
  • Ergonomic design with thin bezel
  • 4G LTE connectivity
  • $400 is a lot for an Android tablet
  • Specs are decent but not impressive
  • No microSD or external storage
  • Camera sucks
  • Battery life could be better
Our Score 8

Motorola Xyboard 10.1 Review

  • Thin and lightweight
  • Ergonomic design
  • 4G LTE connectivity
  • Decent battery life
  • $500 is a lot for an Android tablet
  • Specs are decent but not impressive
  • No microSD or external storage
  • Camera sucks
Our Score 7.5

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Review

  • Solid design
  • microSD card slot
  • Good battery life
  • It has cameras
  • Fast processing speeds
  • TouchWiz UI is pleasant
  • Cramped Android interface
  • Proprietary charging port
  • Ice Cream Sandwich coming soon
  • Expensive
Our Score 8

Amazon Kindle Fire Review

  • Easy to set up
  • Easy to use
  • Easy to explain
  • Simple design
  • Cheap price
  • Great content
  • Portable
  • No microSD, Bluetooth, camera
  • Can get oddly sluggish here and there
  • Needs more RAM
  • Small 7-inch screen
Our Score 8.5

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Review

  • Weighs less than a pound
  • Comfortable 8.9-inch screen
  • Thinner than the iPad 2 at 8.6mm
  • TouchWiz UI improves look of Android
  • Great battery life
  • No microSD, micro USB, or HDMI ports
  • Proprietary charge port
  • Samsung's custom apps aren't fantastic
  • Plastic (but solid) construction
  • Weak rear camera
Our Score 8.5