Despite being called Lite, Samsung's midrange tablet has a lot to offer anyone looking to do more than stream movies and shop.
Apple's expensive revision to its pro iPad line adds some welcome upgrades, but it's still not a 100% laptop stand-in and your current iPad could enjoy the same trackpad support via an iOS 13.4 update.
With wireless charging and a slight boost in performance, the Fire HD 8 Plus is worth the $20 extra, especially if you can find it on sale.
The 2020 Fire HD 8 costs a little more than the previous version, but its improved performance, USB-C charging and design enhancement make it a good value.
The 2018 entry-level iPad doesn't add much, but it makes an already excellent tablet a better buy than ever.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 is a great update to last year’s premium Android tablet but doesn’t make the case for ditching the iPad Pro, Surface Pro or other options.
The basic budget iPad is good, and makes a strong case for spending as little as possible on an Apple tablet.
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.
Amazon's slightly upgraded entry-level Fire 7 tablet remains a good value, but you're still better off spending a bit more for the HD 8 instead.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is a simple tablet worth picking up for its low price, and its valuable extras sweeten the deal even more.
The Surface Book 3 looks too similar to the Surface Book 2, but it's still an exceptional 13-inch laptop.
The very basic Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet has great software for kids and parents, but the slightly more expensive 8-inch version is a better all-around pick.
The new iPad Pro is in many ways the pinnacle of tablet hardware design, but its nosebleed price and software limitations narrow its appeal to creatives willing to bend to its current compromises.
While the new Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft's best PC to date, it's more successful as a tablet than a laptop replacement.
The new Microsoft Surface Go is the perfect size for casual coffee-shop computing, but getting the full experience quickly drives up the price.
There are a lot of good ideas in the Pixel Slate, but this pricey Google tablet doesn't do enough to distinguish itself from the plenty of other great Chromebook options out there.
It's missing a few key apps and features, but with a lower price, faster processor, more storage and new Alexa features, the Amazon Fire HD 10 is an amazing value for a high-gloss media tablet.
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.