Apple’s 2017 iPad Pros improve on already excellent drawing, video and photo capabilities, but its true potential won’t be seen until iOS 11 hits later this year.
It's still not a full-fledged laptop killer, but the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is the best iPad ever made -- a near-perfect balance of tablet power and portability.
The latest iPad adds several tweaks and improvements to secure its position at the top of the tablet heap. It's better all around, but third-gen owners need not apply.
Asus takes the best of the Transformer Prime, and cuts the price without too many meaningful shortcuts. The 300T is better than most tablets and notebooks at this price.
If you do a lot of handwriting or sketching that requires high visibility and precision, the Adonit Jot Pro works a treat.
The Asus Transformer Pad Infinity 700 offers a great Full HD screen, a searingly powerful processor, a handy keyboard dock and Google's Ice Cream Sandwich software, making it the best 10-inch Android tablet around.
Asus' Transformer Prime combined with Ice Cream Sandwich is an excellent tablet. For now, this is the one to get — at least until the TF700T comes down the line.
Apple's aging mid-range tablet is still the perfect mix of size and performance for nearly everyone.
With a host of improvements--faster graphics, 4G wireless options, a better camera, and a gorgeous high-res screen--the latest iPad cements its position at the head of the tablet pack.
If you'd like visual recipe help in the kitchen, the Lenovo Smart Display performs that task exceedingly well and everything else well enough that it deserves your consideration.
The 2018 entry-level iPad doesn't add much, but it makes an already excellent tablet a better buy than ever.
The Google Pixel C is the best Android tablet money can buy.
Imbued with first class design and aesthetics, within the full-size tablet universe, the iPad Air is second only to its newer sibling, the Air 2.
It's longer than your average Pocket PC, but its integrated keyboard and higher-capacity battery make the H4350 a top choice for heavy Wi-Fi users.
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.
Thanks to its stellar performance and affordable price, the Nexus 7 is the Android tablet to get.
If you have to buy a tablet this year, the ThinkPad should be on your list. It includes features other tablets forgo or charge extra for, without sacrifices in price or performance.
The kid-friendly version of the excellent Amazon Fire HD 8 costs a lot more, but offers a big package of worthwhile extras for preteens.