Best mini tablets of 2016


Tablets smaller than 10-inches offer a more portable and convenient size. While 7-inch tablets are still around, many tablet manufacturers have transitioned to slightly larger models in the 8-inch range. For general tablet-shopping advice, visit CNET's Tablet Buying Guide.

Apple iPad Mini 4

The iPad Mini 4 makes the most of iOS 9 and has a number of welcome upgrades, but its high price will have some skipping straight up to larger iPad Air models.

Price: £290.00 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2's brilliant screen, plentiful storage capacity and slender build make it a great tablet for everyday use at home or on the go.

Price: £280.00 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Dell Venue 8 7000

With its powerful 3D camera and strong image editing features the Dell Venue 8 7000 makes the strongest case yet for tablet photography.

4 stars Excellent

Lenovo Yoga Tab 2 with AnyPen

If you can live with the fact that its screen is too small for the full Windows 8 experience, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2's comfy build and cutting-edge stylus technology are compelling enough reasons to own it.

3.5 stars Very good
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