CNET editors round up their favorite tablets, including products from Apple, Samsung, and Google.
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.
Though awash in features, the Xperia Tablet Z's $500 price is a decidedly bitter pill to swallow when a better, cheaper alternative exists for $100 less.
With its powerful processor, great camera, decent screen and gorgeous, waterproof design, the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is the best small Android phone around.
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The Xperia Z1S is the most impressive smartphone Sony has ever sold on any carrier, but an inferior screen makes Samsung's Galaxy handsets better deals.
Sony's flagship Xperia Z1 packs a Full HD display, a quad-core processor, and a whopping 20.7-megapixel camera into a waterproof body and wraps it in an aluminium frame.
Despite rapid gains in recent years, consumer appetite for tablets seems to be shrinking, thanks to demand for bigger smartphones.
Apple's iPads just keep getting better. We've seen enough Windows 8 laptop-tablet hybrids now to have a favorite. And the PlayStation 4 is here! Also more fitness trackers and cameras and so on, and apparently you can even have a "smart" power strip. It was a good week in tech, so let's get started.
Sure, it costs a bundle, but the Sony Xperia Z2 is everything you should expect from a top-end phone. Its impressive performance rivals the Samsung Galaxy S5 for smartphone top dog, but the Z2's slick glass and metal design trumps the S5's plastic body. If you're looking for both style and substance from a phone, you've come to the right place.
The Acer Iconia A1-830 is a sleek and simple tablet for basic use, but you need only spend $50 more to upgrade to a slate with faster performance and better features.
Nvidia's Shield Tablet wants to be the TV-connected game device and Android tablet of your dreams. We tried one out and have the details.