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Tablets to keep an eye out for this year

These are all the tablets to look forward to later on this year.

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Lenovo Tab 4

Price: $109 and $149 for the 8- and 10-inch models, respectively. The Plus versions run $199 and $249.

Availability: May 2017

The outlook: The Lenovo Tab 4 is the most traditional tablet on this list, as it doesn't have a keyboard accessory to go with it.

Instead, it's a pure media consumption device, ready for streaming Netflix, playing games or simply surfing the web.

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Lenovo Tab 4 Plus

The Plus versions have better screens and faster processors, making them more expensive.

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Lenovo Miix 320

Price: $200

Availability: April

The outlook: The Miix 320 is an affordable 10-inch Windows 10 tablet PC that includes a detachable keyboard and trackpad for more of a laptop experience.

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Lenovo Miix 320

It measures 17.5 mm (0.7 inches) thick and weighs 1.02 kg (2.2 pounds) with the keyboard, and Lenovo claims up to 10 hours of battery life.

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Lenovo Miix 720

Price: $999

Availability: April

The outlook: The Lenovo Miix 720 is similar to the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, and that's probably the best compliment it can get.

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Lenovo Miix 720

It has a detachable keyboard cover with a touchpad and a fold-out kickstand that adjusts the viewing angle up to 150 degrees. Unlike the Surface, though, the keyboard is included with the Miix.

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HP Elitebook x360

Price: TBD

Availability: TBD

The outlook: The HP Elitebook x360 is a slim business-friendly notebook with a 360-degree hinge that allows it to be used as a tablet.

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HP Elitebook x360

It's a tough hybrid, tested against MIL-spec standards for drops and spill resistance. The display, in either full HD or 4K versions, is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass.

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Samsung Chromebook Pro

Price: $500

Availability: April

The outlook: While the Samsung Chromebook Pro is a solid notebook in the $500 range, it's technically a hybrid that can be used as a tablet.

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Samsung Chromebook Pro

Thanks to its 360-degree hinge, you can use it as a tablet when gaming or watching TV.

The design is only part of the Samsung Chromebook Pro's appeal. If you're a Chromebook skeptic, hold you reservations until you see this bad boy.

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Apple iPad (2017)

Price: $329

Availability: Available now

The outlook: Apple's latest tablet isn't its best one ever, but it is a good deal for anyone on a budget who's interested in an iPad.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 5?

Price: TBD

Availability: TBD

The outlook: Though nothing has been confirmed, a new Surface Pro tablet is rumored to be on the way.

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Apple iPad (2017)

There is a variety of iPads available, and the latest model is slight update to the older iPad Air 2, but at a more affordable price

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Microsoft Surface Pro 5?

Microsoft usually unveils new hardware in the spring. The Surface Pro 4 -- one of the best tablet-hybrids around -- came out in late 2015.

Because of the gap in time and the expectation of new products in the first half of the year, many suspect a new Surface Pro tablet should arrive soon.

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