The Nokia Lumia 2520 is a well-designed tablet with fast performance, long battery life and a comfy keyboard -- if you're willing to live with Windows RT's limitations.
The $149 LeapFrog LeapPad Ultra has a bright display and child-proof interface, but it's weighed down by sluggish performance.
Thanks to its much-improved battery life and fast performance, the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is a compelling tablet and laptop in one device.
The Toshiba Excite 7 offers impressive audio and a clean Android tablet experience, but doesn't offer enough for its price.
The affordable IdeaPlay Android tablet for kids offers good parental monitoring tools, but poor performance, short battery life and a low-res display mar the experience.
The Dell Venue 7 delivers a pure build of Android and a cozy soft- touch design for an inviting $149.
The Dell Venue 8 features a vibrant display; a comfy, soft-touch design; and a pure build of Android, all for just $179.
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.