Apple iPad Pro ( space gray, 32GB)
The iPad Pro is a dream machine for graphic designers and media mavens, but this elegant tablet needs more optimized apps and accessories before it can fully achieve laptop-killer status.
Amazon Fire Kids Edition ( pink)
The $100 Amazon Fire Kids Edition tablet comes with a two-year guarantee.
Samsung Galaxy View
If the high price doesn't scare you off, the Samsung Galaxy View's large size and practical interface makes for a good alternative to a TV, if not a replacement.
Apple iPad Mini 4 ( space gray, 16GB)
Unless you're absolutely in love with the iPad Mini 4's smaller size, opt for the faster, larger, identically priced, and still pretty portable iPad Air 2.
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 3 ( 8-inch)
The Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 is the tablet to get if your needs are simple and your budget is low.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
A host of small refinements cements the Surface Pro 4's position as the best-in-class Windows tablet -- so long as you're prepared to pay extra for the required keyboard cover accessory.
Microsoft Surface Book
While it's not nearly as refined as the new fourth-gen Surface Pro, Microsoft's Surface Book is a powerful, feature-filled premium hybrid that doesn't forget it's a laptop first.
Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet
This tough, ruggedized tablet can survive some of the world's most extreme, hostile environments.
Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70 ( blue, 32GB)
The Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70 offers one of the sharpest HD screens for the price, making it an attractively affordable option for heavy video-watchers.
Amazon Fire HD 10
The Amazon Fire HD 10 is satisfyingly large and loud enough for indulging in Prime digital content, however a tablet with a sharper screen can be found in the same price range.