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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.

Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition review

Kids are tough on electronics and it’s difficult to police screen time and manage what they’re doing. The Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition could be the affordable answer to your prayers, with a rugged case and… See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Review

  • Curated age-appropriate content
  • Generous 2-year warranty
  • Easy parental controls
  • Rugged case
  • Decent battery life
  • Locked into Amazon ecosystem
  • Some content requires internet access
Our Score 9

Google Pixel Slate Review

  • New touch-friendly ChromeOS software
  • High-resolution, 3:2 display
  • Light, thin design
  • Good configuration options
  • Low starting price
  • Boring look
  • Keyboard is expensive
  • Buggy and confusing

Amazon Fire HD 8 Review

  • Affordable
  • Improved Alexa integration
  • Good battery life
  • Portable 8-inch size
  • Lackluster display
  • Sluggish performance
  • Limited app support
Our Score 6

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13-inch Review

  • Excellent design and build quality
  • Awesome display
  • Incredible battery life
  • Decent entry-level gaming performance
  • Great keyboard and touchpad
  • Coil whine is excessive and obtrusive
  • Expensive compared to traditional convertibles
  • No Thunderbolt 3 support
Our Score 8

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15-inch Review

  • Great keyboard and touchpad
  • Versatile, and light when used as a tablet
  • Sharp, high-contrast, pixel-dense touchscreen
  • Excellent performance in all areas
  • Unparalleled battery life
  • Display’s color accuracy could be better
  • Battery discharges at load even when plugged in
  • Extremely expensive
Our Score 8

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Review

  • Fantastic, high-resolution screen
  • Day-long battery life
  • Great, portable size
  • Good performance
  • Decent 2-in-1 solution
  • DeX is still a work in progress
  • Not enough tablet-optimized apps
  • Expensive
Our Score 7

Microsoft Surface Go Review

  • Remarkably sturdy for its price
  • Beautiful design and display
  • Type Cover is impressive
  • Affordably priced
  • Clunky performance
  • Tablet experience is lacking
  • Type Cover is a pricey add-on
Our Score 7

Huawei MediaPad M5 Pro Review

  • Great screen
  • Excellent sound
  • Keyboard case adds extra functionality
  • Ideally suited to video
  • Awkward in portrait orientation
  • Questionable need to own one
Our Score 6