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.
The premium specs and high-end feel of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 make it well worth the high price.
The Asus Memo Pad ME172V won't set you back a ton, but with much better choices only $50 away, you should simply pay more now and regret less later.
Showcased at CES 2014, the Snakebyte Vyper is an Android tablet that lets you game on your TV via a docking station and controller.
If money isn't an issue, the Toshiba Excite 7.7 is a compact tablet with a beautiful display and impressive internal speeds.
The 7-inch Jelly Bean tablet is only $30 with a qualified two-year service agreement.
The ZTE V98 is a 10-inch Windows 8 tablet with a metal shell and an Intel Atom processor.
The 10-incher is another moderate Windows 8.1 release in HP's latest lineup of slates.
The Surface Pro's gutsy design successfully reinvents the Windows 8 laptop by cramming an ultrabook experience into the body of a 10-inch tablet. Those wanting to go all-in on the tablet experience won't regret buying the Surface Pro, but we're holding out for a future, more polished generation of the device.
Nvidia's new Tegra Note reference design adds an i500 modem to deliver LTE speeds.
Coming in June, Archos' latest tablet will allow you to filter cooking apps from Google Play and splash the tablet with relative impunity.
The Archos 80 Xenon attempts to compensate for its modest specs with a low price and 3G capability.