The Bottom Line: If you want the full, polished Apple tablet experience in a smaller package, the iPad Mini is worth the premium price. Otherwise, good alternatives are available for less money. Read review
Specs: 7.9 in, TFT active matrix - LED backlight - Yes, Apple iOS, Apple A5, Bluetooth 4.0, 5.3 in x 0.28 in x 7.87 in, 0.68 lbs
The Bottom Line: 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. Read review
Specs: 9.7 in, TFT active matrix - LED backlight - Yes, Apple iOS, Apple A6X, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, Bluetooth 4.0, 7.31 in x 0.37 in x 9.5 in, 1.44 lbs
The Bottom Line: The Galaxy Tab is a beautiful product with features that will make iPad owners envious, but its in-between size and possible carrier commitments hold it back from broad appeal. Read review
Specs: 7 in TFT active matrix - Yes, Android 2.2, 512 MB, Samsung S5PC110 1 GHz, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11b, Bluetooth 3.0, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, 7.5 in x 0.5 in x 4.7 in, 13.4 oz
The Bottom Line: The HTC Evo View 4G puts a new spin on the 7-inch Android tablet, but its high price and smartphone-style OS are a tough sell next to its bigger, cheaper Honeycomb kin. Read review
Specs: 7 in TFT active matrix, Android, 1 GB, 1.5 GHz, Bluetooth, IEEE 802.11
The Bottom Line: Despite some useful features, the Xoom's high price and bulky design make it a less than desirable tablet offering. Read review
Specs: 10.1 in TFT active matrix, Android 3.0 Honeycomb, 1 GB, NVidia Tegra 2 1 GHz, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, 6.6 in x 0.5 in x 9.8 in, 1.6 oz
Specs: 10.1 in TFT active matrix, Android 3.1 Honeycomb, 1 GB, NVidia Tegra 2 1.66 GHz, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, 6.71 in x 0.43 in x 9.69 in, 1.32 lbs
Specs: 7.0 in TFT active matrix, 1 GB, 1 GHz, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 7.6 in x 0.4 in x 5.1 in, 0.9 lbs
View the latest newsletter online.
Subscribe to our very own Cheapskate blogger's spotlight on the best deals on the Web -- from PCs to phones to gadgets and more.
Subscribe to this newsletter.
Receive premier offers from CNET and partners.
Be the first to know the newest hot deals from CNET Marketplace.
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
The latest Shopper deals streaming in from all over the web. Bookmark this page today!
View & manage all CNET newsletter subscriptions