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Apple iPad Air Reviewed on October 30, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Apple iPad Air
  • CNET Editor rating:
    Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
      Overall score: 9.0 (4.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 20 reviews

The Bottom Line: Functionally, the iPad Air is nearly identical to last year’s model, offering only faster performance and better video chatting. But factor in design and aesthetics, and the iPad Air is on another planet. It’s the best full-size consumer tablet on the market. Read review

Specs: 9.7 in, Apple iOS, Apple, Wi-Fi, 6.6 in x 0.29 in x 9.4 in, 1 lbs

Toshiba Excite Write Reviewed on September 7, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Toshiba Excite Write

The Bottom Line: Though it doesn't have any glaring problems, $600 is way too much for a tablet that fails to stand out in any significant way. Read review

Specs: 10 in, Android 4.2.2, Tegra 4

Asus Eee Pad Transformer (16GB, Wi-Fi) Reviewed on April 21, 2011 Check prices
Product overview
Asus Eee Pad Transformer (16GB, Wi-Fi)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 94 reviews

The Bottom Line: The Asus Eee Pad Transformer is a low-price, quality Android tablet with useful options. Read review

Specs: 10.1 in, TFT active matrix - LED backlight - Yes, Android 3.0 Honeycomb, DDR2 SDRAM, 1 GB, NVidia, Tegra 2 1 GHz, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, IEEE 802.11n, 271 mm x 171 mm x 12.98 mm, 1.5 lbs

Apple iPad 2 (64GB, Wi-Fi, black) Reviewed on March 11, 2011 Check prices
Product overview
Apple iPad 2 (64GB, Wi-Fi, black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 11 reviews

The Bottom Line: The iPad 2 refines an already excellent product. Its easy-to-use interface, vast app catalog, and marathon battery life bolster Apple's claim to being the king of tablets.
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Specs: 9.7 in TFT active matrix - LED backlight - Yes, Apple iOS 5, Apple A5 1 GHz, IEEE 802.11n, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, 7.3 in x 0.4 in x 9.5 in, 21.2 oz

Toshiba Thrive 7-inch (16GB) Reviewed on December 13, 2011 Check prices
Product overview
Toshiba Thrive 7-inch (16GB)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.5 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 1 review

The Bottom Line: The Toshiba Thrive 7-inch is a decent tablet, but there are simply better options out there for the price. Read review

Specs: 7 in, TFT active matrix - LED backlight - Yes, Android 3.2 Honeycomb, 1 GB - LPDDR2 SDRAM, NVidia Tegra 2, 1 GHz, IEEE 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, 5.04 in x 0.48 in x 7.44 in, 13.3 oz

Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi - tablet - iOS 5 - 16 GB - 9.7"

Specs: 9.7 in TFT active matrix - LED backlight - Yes, Apple iOS 5, Apple A5 1 GHz, IEEE 802.11n, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, 7.3 in x 0.4 in x 9.5 in, 21.2 oz

HP iPaq rx5900 Travel Companion Reviewed on September 28, 2006 Check prices
Product overview
HP iPaq rx5900 Travel Companion
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 23 reviews

The Bottom Line: The HP iPaq rx5900 Travel Companion delivers a sleek all-in-one navigation, productivity, and entertainment device to mobile professionals; we just wish it had better battery life. Read review

Specs: 3.5 in Color TFT active matrix ( Transmissive ), Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 Premium Edition, 64 MB - SDRAM, Samsung S3C2442 400 MHz, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR, 3 in x 0.6 in x 4.7 in, 6 oz

Nokia Lumia 2520 (black) Reviewed on November 21, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Nokia Lumia 2520 (black)

The Bottom Line: Unless you want a Windows RT tablet with cellular connection, skip the Lumia 2520 and get the Surface 2 instead. Read review

Specs: 10.1 in, Microsoft Windows 8.1 RT, Qualcomm Snapdragon 2.2 GHz, 4G LTE, 10.5 in x 0.35 in x 6.6 in, 1.35 lbs

Apple iPad 2 (32GB, Wi-Fi, black) Reviewed on March 11, 2011 Check prices
Product overview
Apple iPad 2 (32GB, Wi-Fi, black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 25 reviews

The Bottom Line: The iPad 2 refines an already excellent product. Its easy-to-use interface, vast app catalog, and marathon battery life bolster Apple's claim to being the king of tablets.
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Specs: 9.7 in TFT active matrix - LED backlight - Yes, Apple iOS 5, Apple A5 1 GHz, IEEE 802.11n, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, 7.3 in x 0.4 in x 9.5 in, 21.2 oz

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T Reviewed on December 6, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Asus Transformer Pad TF701T

The Bottom Line: Despite its bulky design, the Asus Transformer Pad TF701T is one of the best 10-inch Android tablet values available, but it's worth your time to also look closely at its competition. Read review

Specs: 10 in, 2 GB, NVidia Tegra 4 1.9 GHz

Acer Iconia W3 (64GB) Reviewed on July 11, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Acer Iconia W3 (64GB)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.4 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 1 review

The Bottom Line: The smaller 8-inch Windows 8 tablet is a form worth exploring, and the Acer Iconia W3 can be fun to use, but it's also buggy and held back by shortcuts and lackluster features. Read review

Specs: 8.1 in, Microsoft Windows 8, 2 GB, Intel Atom 1.5 GHz, 0.45 in, 1.1 lbs

Apple iPad (March 2012, 32GB, Wi-Fi, black) Reviewed on March 16, 2012 Check prices
Product overview
Apple iPad (March 2012, 32GB, Wi-Fi, black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 3 reviews

The Bottom Line: 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. Read review

Specs: 9.7 in TFT active matrix - LED backlight - Yes, Apple iOS 5, Apple A5X, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, Bluetooth 4.0, 7.3 in x 0.4 in x 9.5 in, 23 oz

Sony Xperia Tablet Z (16GB) Reviewed on June 4, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Sony Xperia Tablet Z (16GB)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.6 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 9 reviews

The Bottom Line: Though awash in features, the Xperia Tablet Z's $500 price is a decidedly bitter pill to swallow when a better, cheaper alternative exists for $100 less. Read review

Specs: 10 in, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, 2 GB, Qualcomm, 0.27 in

Apple iPad with Retina display Wi-Fi - 4th generation - tablet - iOS 6 - 16 GB - 9.7"

Specs: 9.7 in TFT active matrix - LED backlight - Yes, Apple iOS 6, Apple A6X, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, Bluetooth 4.0, 7.3 in x 0.4 in x 9.5 in, 23 oz

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) Reviewed on October 1, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 10 reviews

The Bottom Line: The improved S Pen goes a long way to making this high-end tablet worth the extra cost, but if you're not sold on the stylus, it's easy to find a better deal. Read review

Specs: 10.1 in, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, 3 GB, 1.9 GHz, Wi-Fi, 243.1 mm x 171.4 mm x 7.9 mm, 18.9 oz

Dell Venue 11 Pro Reviewed on February 4, 2014 Check prices
Product overview
Dell Venue 11 Pro
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.8 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 0.5 stars out of 6 reviews

The Bottom Line: Betting on a full 1080p display partly justifies the Dell Venue 11 Pro's higher price compared to other Atom-powered tablets. But the keyboard dock add-on, which should turn this into a functional laptop alternative, is too expensive and occasionally frustrating to use. Read review

Specs: 10.8 in, Microsoft Windows 8.1, 2 GB, Intel Atom 1.46 GHz, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0, 11.72 in x 0.6 in x 6.96 nm, 1.6 lbs

Kobo Arc 10 HD Reviewed on December 11, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Kobo Arc 10 HD

The Bottom Line: If you can get past the clunky design, the Kobo Arc 10 HD offers a unique tablet experience for avid readers. Read review

Specs: 10.1 in, Android 4.2.2, 2 GB, NVidia Tegra 4 1.8 GHz, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 10 in x 6.8 in x 0.39 in, 1.38 lbs

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