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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.

Apple iPad (2018) review

Whether you need a large-screen device for work or play, your best option is Apple’s new iPad. It has a good-looking screen, great battery life, fluid software with multi-tasking features, and it works with the… See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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LG G Pad 10.1 Review

  • Decent power for the price
  • Simple design
  • Knock Code security
  • Runs Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Wide bezels around the displays
  • Not a full 1080p screen
Our Score 7

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

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

Toshiba Excite 7.7 Review

  • Gorgeous AMOLED screen
  • 7.7 inches is a good screen size
  • Super thin and super lightweight
  • microSD slot
  • On paper, it's nicer than the Nexus 7
  • Expensive (starts at $500)
  • Android tablet apps are sparse
  • Battery life doesn't impress
  • Proprietary charging port
Our Score 8

Apple iPad Review

  • No manual necessary
  • Access to nearly all iPhone apps
  • 10-hour-plus battery life
  • Bright 9.7-inch IPS LCD screen
  • Three external buttons
  • Multi-directional accelerometer
  • Highly reflective screen
  • Slippery
  • No multi-tasking (yet)
  • “Only” a few thousand iPad-specific apps (so…
Our Score 8.5

Apple iPad Mini Review

  • Great screen size
  • Comfortable and light
  • 300,000 apps
  • Good rear camera
  • No Retina screen
  • Lightning connector adapter is expensive
  • No microSD
  • More expensive than Android competitors
Our Score 8

Lenovo IdeaTab A2109 Review

  • Solid and attractive design
  • Long battery life
  • Smooth, fast performance
  • Well-designed UI
  • Display has poor viewing angles
  • Heavy for its size
  • MicroSD slot difficult to access
Our Score 7

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