The Barnes & Noble Nook HD's sharp screen and comfortable body make it an ideal tablet choice, especially for reading books, magazines and watching movies. Google Play now only adds to the allure.
The Archos 9 PC Tablet certainly looks the part of a full-OS iPad competitor, but hardware frustrations make it a tough sell.
Debuted at Computex 2014, the 7-inch tablet runs full Windows 8.1 with features that fit its $120 price tag.
One of the only Core i5 slate-style Windows 8 systems we've seen, the Acer Iconia W700 asks few compromises for full-time use, but the design isn't for everyone.
Android purists will find Google's mid-sized LG G Pad 8.3 more compelling, but it's pricier than the model that's overlaid with LG's skin.
With a bigger screen than most Windows tablets and an included keyboard dock, the 10-inch Lenovo Miix 2 tries to walk the line between entertainment and productivity, but it's still a few keyboard tweaks away from success.
Slip a Lenovo Tab 4 tablet into this speaker dock, and it looks and works a lot like Amazon's Echo Show.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a stunning tablet with a truly useful stylus, but it's not worth $400 unless you're an artist or prefer pen input.
The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2's 13-inch high-resolution screen delivers a great viewing experience, but its cumbersome keyboard keeps it from greatness.
This excellent handheld faces stiff competition from low-priced Pocket PC devices.
If you don't want to spend big bucks on a swivel-screen CLIE, this is next best thing--and it's more compact.
The Satellite Click 10 from Toshiba offers a portable, low-cost Windows 10 experience with some impressive battery power.
Barnes & Noble is now offering a tablet that appears to have the same specs as Amazon's entry-level Fire tablet but it allows access to the Google Play store.
This slate-style hybrid has new Core M Skylake CPUs, plus a Surface-like kickstand and keyboard.
If purchased at the discounted price with a 2-year contract, the LG G Pad X8.3 is a solid tablet for everyday use on the go. For $299, the G Pad X8.3 isn't worth it, given that better options are only a few dollars more.
The Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 is a premium Android tablet from the company that defined the category, held back by a high price and uninspired design.
Asus has a fresh take on the oft-maligned Windows tablet in the fast-running Eee Slate EP121, a touch-screen slate coupled with its own Bluetooth keyboard.
The Toshiba Excite 10 SE looks like, and is, a generic budget-range 10-inch Android tablet...nothing more, nothing less.