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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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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

Apple iPad 2 Review

  • Dual core processor
  • 10-hour-plus battery life
  • Bright 9.7-inch IPS LCD screen
  • A third thinner than the original
  • Front and rear cameras
  • Highly reflective screen
  • Slippery
  • No expandable memory
  • Poor visibility outdoors
  • Poor still image quality
Our Score 8.5

Samsung Galaxy Tab Review

  • Fits in an inside jacket pocket
  • 7-inch screen has perfect aspect ratio for…
  • Android 2.2 Froyo OS
  • Long battery life
  • Snappy Web browsing
  • Poor 3.2 MP camera with no zoom, HD video…
  • Little Android optimization for larger screen
  • No Wi-Fi-only versions available
  • Screen washes out at off angles
  • Proprietary dock connector instead of microUSB
  • Overpriced
Our Score 7.5

Archos 32 Review

  • None
  • Voices in music and video sound faint or missing
  • Fuzzy screen
  • Limited number of Archos-optimized Android apps
  • Slow processor
  • Poor VGA camera
  • No expandable memory
Our Score 5