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CNET editors round up their favorite tablets, including products from Apple, Samsung, and Google.
The Toshiba Thrive 7-inch is a decent tablet, but there are simply better options out there for the price.
Sure, it's cheap, but what exactly are you getting for the $199 price? Let's start with a lack of storage place and a low-resolution screen.
The Coby Kyros Internet Touchscreen tablet runs Android 2.1 and has a screen resolution of 800x480 pixels.
The Encore 2 starts at $200 and comes in 8- and 10-inch flavors, but they offer largely identical features.
Samsung's new premium line of tablets ditches app icons for widgets and includes topnotch specs and features
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With a bigger screen than most Windows tablets and an included keyboard dock, the 10-inch Lenovo Miix 2 tries to walk the line between entertainment and productivity, but it's still a few keyboard tweaks away from success.
Can't decide between a Windows 8.1 tablet or an ultraportable laptop? The Miix 2 gives you both starting at a price of $499.
The 8GB Archos 80 G9 delivers a complete Android experience at a low price, but its rough design, low-quality camera, and awkward button placement make it feel rushed to market.
With its slim design, fantastic screen, and oodles of power, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is a superb smaller tablet, and a worthy competitor to the ever-popular iPad Mini.
An exceptional screen and a long list of software goodies make the Galaxy Tab S Samsung's best tablet to date and our top Android choice for an entertainment slate.