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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.

Dell Venue 8 7000 review

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Our Score 9
User Score 5

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Review

  • Stunning Super AMOLED screen
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Thinner and lighter than the iPad Air
  • MicoSD expansion slot
  • 3GB of RAM
  • Screen feels almost too bright and vivid
  • No black model available
  • Isn’t dust/water-resistant like GS5
  • Fingerprint Scanner isn’t ideal for tablet use
  • Sony’s Xperia Z2 tablet is a little thinner and…
Our Score 8
User Score 0

Acer Aspire Switch 10 Review

  • Solid construction
  • Sturdy docking hinge
  • Light and slim
  • Long battery life
  • Microsoft Office 2013 included
  • Runs cool and silent
  • Good value
  • Small keyboard
  • Lackluster display
  • Poor 3D performance
Our Score 8
User Score 8

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Review

  • Thinnest, lightest Core Intel tablet we've seen
  • Great keyboard
  • Sharp 12-inch screen works well as a laptop…
  • Comfortable touchpad
  • Stylus works great
  • MicroSD card support
  • Still not comfortable in your lap
  • Too heavy as a tablet
  • Windows 8 desktop apps don't scale well with…
  • Windows 8 still a disjointed experience
  • Proprietary charging port
  • OS takes up 20GB of free space
Our Score 7
User Score 5

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Review

  • Good size for S Pen use and multitasking
  • Reasonably thin and light for size
  • Bright, high-res screen
  • Great speakers
  • MicroSD support
  • Good battery life
  • Occasional performance stuttering
  • Screen isn’t IPS or OLED
  • $700-$750 price tag is high
  • Difficult to move around with due to size
Our Score 7
User Score 8

Lenovo ThinkPad 8 Review

  • 1080p screen
  • 8-inch size is comfortable to hold
  • Good battery life for Windows
  • MicroSD slot for expanded memory
  • Universal USB charging
  • Some menus are too small to use comfortably
  • Windows 8.1 apps are scarce and lacking
  • 7-8 hour battery life lower than Android and iPad
  • No stylus
  • Volume toggle squeaks when pressed
Our Score 6
User Score 0

Dell Venue 11 Pro Review

  • Nice 1080 IPS screen
  • Solid feel
  • Very configurable
  • Good battery life
  • Much pricier than the 8-inch model
  • Heavy for a tablet
Our Score 6
User Score 6

Dell Venue 8 Pro Review

  • Nice IPS screen
  • Active Stylus support
  • Build quality feels solid
  • Decent battery life
  • Stylus sold separately
  • No HDMI-out
  • We still need (way) more Win 8 apps
  • Weaker performance than some ARM tablets
Our Score 6
User Score 10

Nokia Lumia 2520 Review

  • Comfortable design
  • Great speakers
  • Superb battery life
  • MicroSD and SIM card support
  • Windows RT 8.1 interface can frustrate
  • Windows lacks app variety of iPad/Android
  • $500 price tag is steep
  • $150 price for keyboard dock is also steep
  • Rear camera doesn’t impress
Our Score 6
User Score 6