Best Tablets for 2018

Best Tablets for 2018

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Tablet Reviews

Best Tablets

Buying Guide

Overall
Android
Mini
Large
Budget
Kids

  • 9.0
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    • 10
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    • 8
      Features
    • 9
      Performance
    iPad Pro (10.5-inch, 2017)

    Apple’s tablet wants to be your everything

    The promising new hardware is here now, but it’s the software to come that could advance this tablet to the next level.

    $605.00 at Amazon.com

    $627.11 at Amazon Marketplace

    $648.00 at Sam’s Club
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  • 8.6
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    • 8
      Design
    • 9
      Features
    • 9
      Performance
    Apple iPad (9.7-inch, 2018)

    The iPad for everyone

    There isn’t much new about Apple’s newest entry-level iPad. But it’s a better value than ever.

    $329.00 at Walmart

    $329.00 at Abt Electronics

    $329.00 at Apple
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  • 8.3
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    • 8
      Design
    • 8
      Features
    • 9
      Performance
    • 9
      Battery
    Microsoft Surface Pro (2017)

    Still a Pro, despite an unadventurous update

    Updates for the new version of Microsoft’s tablet are as subtle as they come, but the complete package is still a worthy competitor.

    $649.99 at Amazon.com

    $649.99 at Amazon Marketplace

    $799.00 at Abt Electronics
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  • 8.6
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    • 9
      Design
    • 8
      Features
    • 9
      Performance
    Google Pixel C

    Android-worthy iPad replacement

    The Google Pixel C is the Android tablet to beat. It’s got a sleek, solid build and features a magnetic keyboard (sold seperately) that attaches so strongly, you can hold it upside down and the tablet won’t fall.

    $1,499.90 at Amazon.com

    $1,499.90 at Amazon Marketplace
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  • 8.0
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    • 9
      Design
    • 8
      Features
    • 7
      Performance
    Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

    Samsung’s best tablet screen is a sight to behold

    The Galaxy Tab S3 is an impeccably designed tablet with an impressive stylus and stunning HD screen.

    $549.99 at Dell Home

    $454.00 at Amazon.com

    $409.95 at Amazon Marketplace
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  • 8.3
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    • 9
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    • 8
      Features
    • 8
      Performance
    • 8
      Battery
    Samsung Galaxy Book (12-inch)

    A great Windows tablet that just scratches the Surface

    Samsung’s Galaxy Book challenges Microsoft for the two-in-one title, but it’s off to a wobbly start.

    $1,199.95 at Amazon.com

    $1,199.95 at Amazon Marketplace
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  • 8.0
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    • 9
      Design
    • 7
      Features
    • 8
      Performance
    Huawei MediaPad M3

    The best Android alternative to the Apple iPad Mini 4

    Packing powerful speakers and LTE, the premium Android tablet beats the iPad Mini 4 where it hurts the most: affordability.

    $899.98 at Amazon Marketplace
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    A huge gas tank, but not enough horsepower

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  • Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition (2017)
    A tablet kids will outgrow quickly

    Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition (2017)
  • Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition (2017)
    A great value from the kids' menu

    Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition (2017)
  • HP ZBook x2 G4
    The perfect laptop for a cluster of creatives

    HP ZBook x2 G4
  • Asus NovaGo
    An all-day laptop with too many compromises

    Asus NovaGo
  • Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE Advanced
    A more connected Surface, no Wi-Fi required

    Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE Advanced
  • Samsung Notebook 9 Pen
    Samsung adds a touch of the Galaxy Note to this 2-in-1 laptop

    Samsung Notebook 9 Pen
  • Lenovo Miix 520
    This Surface Pro clone runs faster and longer

    Lenovo Miix 520
  • HP EliteBook x360 1020 G2
    A counter-surveillance laptop for spies like us

    HP EliteBook x360 1020 G2
  • Eve V
    This Surface Pro killer compromises on performance

    Eve V
  • Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15-inch)
    A satisfying sequel

    Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15-inch)
  • Lenovo Tab 4 (8-inch)
    A small, simple tablet that's priced to sell

    Lenovo Tab 4 (8-inch)
  • Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017)
    An amazing big-screen tablet value

    Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017)
  • Asus ZenBook Flip S
    A slim hybrid packed with extras

    Asus ZenBook Flip S
  • Lenovo Tab 4 (10-inch)
    A big bargain tablet with excellent battery life

    Lenovo Tab 4 (10-inch)
  • Lenovo Miix 720
    More of everything but battery life

    Lenovo Miix 720
  • Samsung Notebook 9 Pro (15-inch)
    A pro-level laptop without the pro-level price

    Samsung Notebook 9 Pro (15-inch)
  • HP Spectre x2 (2017)
    Classy 2-in-1 drops marks for battery, performance

    HP Spectre x2 (2017)
  • Logitech Slim Combo for iPad Pro
    Logitech's iPad Pro keyboard is a case study in trade-offs

    Logitech Slim Combo for iPad Pro
  • Lenovo ThinkPad X1 (2nd gen)
    A Windows tablet that tops the Surface's keyboard game

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 (2nd gen)
  • Toshiba Portege X20W-D
    A subtle, stealthy 2-in-1 for getting work done anywhere

    Toshiba Portege X20W-D
  • Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017)
    A great cheap tablet gets even cheaper

    Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017)

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