CNET editors round up their favorite tablets, including products from Apple, Samsung, and Google.
This latest effort from Sony, unveiled at IFA, is an 8-inch tablet that lets you play PS4 games in the bath.
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Available August 15, the 7-inch Samsung tablet comes in black and white color options.
While the battery is a concern, the Xperia Z2 Tablet is still a good-looking slate that's loaded with more than enough power for anything you're likely to throw at it. It's a good choice if you're looking for a more affordable iPad alternative with 4G LTE -- particularly if you've ever lost a gadget through water damage.
The 4.3-inch smartphone goes for about $550 unlocked and is ordered directly from Sony.
The company says that the devices will run KitKat as standard and include some updates to native apps.
A limited-time promotion sees Sony giving away hundreds of dollars worth of movies, music, and apps for the Xperia Z1, Z1S, and Z2.
The nearly $100 billion app market may not be dominated by tablets, but slate owners spend more on average for content than their smartphone counterparts.
Microsoft has said it doesn't intend to bring a single operating system to all devices that can run Windows. But if it did, there would be many interface issues to overcome.
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