The 8-inch Tab S2 impresses with its very slim design, gorgeous display and powerful performance, but its battery life is short.
The long-lasting HP Pro Slate comes with a pen for beaming notes from regular paper to the tablet, but it's outperformed by cheaper Android competitors.
With a stunning display and long battery life, the Lenovo Tab 2 is a very good budget tablet, but it's not the best performer at this price.
The $249 Acer Iconia Tab 10 is a budget- and family-friendly tablet with a bold display and a sturdy design.
HP's Elite x2 1011 is a durable and secure 11.6-inch hybrid with long battery life and a great keyboard.
Dell's Venue 10 7000 tablet has the same good looks as its smaller sibling and offers a detachable keyboard, but its battery life and screen brightness don't measure up.
The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 offers a 4K touch screen and robust speakers in a luxurious design, but it doesn't offer enough endurance or oomph for the money.
The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2 is a great 11.6-inch tablet and laptop, offering a useful digital pen, top-notch keyboard and long battery life.
The E Fun Nextbook Ares 11 combines a poor keyboard with a mediocre tablet, but it's only $197.
The Microsoft Surface 3 is a versatile tablet and laptop in one, offering an improved keyboard, a vibrant display and strong battery life.