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CNET editors round up their favorite tablets, including products from Apple, Samsung, and Google.
While the new Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft's best PC to date, it's more successful as a tablet than a laptop replacement.
The iPad Air 2 is a nice refinement and finesse of last year's model, with a bevy of tweaks, enhancements, a much faster processor, and the welcome addition of Touch ID. Simply put: it's still the gold standard for tablets.
Nokia's phone business belongs to Microsoft now, so it's made an affordable 7.9-inch tablet with Android Lollipop and a high-res screen.
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Nokia's first mobile device since selling off its phone business to Microsoft draws a lot of inspiration from Apple's iPad.
The Google Nexus 9's premium build, speedy performance and consistent updates render it one of the best high-end Android tablets.
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.
Having sold off its handset business to Microsoft, Nokia gets into the tablet game with the new N1.
Sure, it's not cheap, but the Apple iPad Air 2 nails it in just about every gift eligibility checklist we can think of.
Even if you don't take advantage of its gaming prowess, the Nvidia Shield Tablet is one of the most versatile -- and affordable -- high-performance 8-inch Android slates you can buy.
The Asus Transformer Book T100 revives the Netbook value proposition (and Netbook usability issues) in a budget-price 10-inch laptop that doubles as a tablet. You won’t love it, but for sheer bang for the buck, it’s hard to beat.