Amazon has taken the lid off three new Kindle Fire tablets, shipping on 18 October — the first that will be available to Australians at the same time as the US.
Not satisfied with the speed of your Android tablet? Just wait a while...and then purchase a new model with one of the three yet-to-be-released processors featured here.
The Lenovo A8 is a solid, simple slate, but its lack of an app tray makes other budget options more appealing.
With everything that was great about the HDX 7 and more, the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 isn't just a great value, it sets the standard for a media consumption tablet.
Though it has last year's specs, the PadFone X marries two mobile devices into one convenient form at an affordable price.
The 2013 Kindle Fire HD works perfectly as an e-reader with a few extra tablet features, but users looking to take full advantage of Amazon's ecosystem should pay more for the Fire HDX.
The Nvidia Shield brings console-level quality to portable Android gaming, but it needs a higher quality list of compatible games before it can truly rival the Vita or 3DS.
With its speedy and reliable performance, the LG G Pad 8.3 is a solid small-sized tablet, but for non-Verizon customers, the smoother and less expensive Google Nexus 7 is the better choice.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a stunning tablet with a truly useful stylus, but it's not worth $400 unless you're an artist or prefer pen input.
The Kobo Arc is a fine tablet that simply doesn't offer enough compelling reasons to seriously consider it.