The iPad mini with Retina Display boasts the sharpest screen in its class, a powerful A7 chip and epic battery life -- plus the best app selection -- all in a compact and elegant design.
The EVGA Tegra Note 7 tablet offers strong performance and an integrated pen experience at an aggressive price.
The Discovery Kids techTAB is packed with fun children's content and offers robust parental controls, but its battery life is lacking.
The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch packs a stunning display, instant tech support and helpful parental controls, plus it offers very long battery life.
Lenovo's Yoga Tablet 8 sports the longest running battery on a small tablet and an adjustable kickstand, but its specs trail cheaper competitors.
With an integrated kickstand and impressive battery life, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 is a good Android tablet for those on a tight budget.
The iPad Air's jaw-droppingly compact design, faster performance and excellent endurance -- combined with the best app selection -- make this the tablet to beat.
Microsoft's Surface 2 offers a beautiful display, more powerful processor and longer battery life, but the app selection is still lacking.
One Laptop Per Child's noble vision of empowering children worldwide brings its Dreams software to the 7-inch XO Tablet, but it has some flaws.
The ASUS Transformer Book T100 offers fantastic battery life, a peppy Atom Bay Trail processor and a keyboard for less than the Surface 2.