Editors' Choice

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

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Our Score 8

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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

Lenovo IdeaPad K1 Review

  • Good pre-loaded apps
  • Good price for 32GB of storage
  • Lenovo App Shop good for productivity apps
  • Physical Back button works well
  • Heavy & big
  • No microUSB port
  • Crappy charging port
  • Android UI modifications are ugly
  • Plastic backplate is hollow & attracts…
Our Score 7

Acer Iconia Tab A100 Review

  • Runs Android 3.2
  • Powerful specs for a 7-inch tablet
  • Great design and feel
  • Rear camera has flash
  • Cool travel case
  • Battery life is 4 or 5 hours max
  • Screen is too reflective, has limited viewing…
  • Rear camera takes bland pictures
Our Score 7

Toshiba Thrive Review

  • Removable battery
  • SD card reader
  • Full-size USB and HDMI ports
  • Fast charging AC adapter
  • Good suite of software
  • Respectable specs
  • Rubber grip is easy to hold
  • Heavy and thick
  • Screen picks up fingerprints
  • Cameras are oddly placed
  • Battery cover difficult to remove
Our Score 7.5

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Review

  • Thin and lightweight
  • Wide viewing angle
  • Outward-facing stereo speakers
  • Competitive spec sheet
  • Android 3.1 included
  • 10 full hours of battery
  • No micro USB or microSD
  • Dongles required for extra devices
  • Camera app needs work
  • Plastic shell with slippery back plate
Our Score 8