Tablet Guide

Shopping for a tablet can be a confusing experience. Do you buy the iPad, an Android competitor or a powerful Windows 8 slate? Check out our reviews of the best tablets of 2015 and our tablet buying guide to compare models and find the right slate for your needs.

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Dell Inspiron 11 3000 (2015) Review

For as little as $330, Dell's Inspiron 11 3000 offers solid performance; a bright, colorful display; and good battery life in a sturdy 2-in-1 body.

HP Pro Slate 8 Review

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.

Lenovo Tab 2 A8 Review

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.

Acer Iconia Tab 10 (A3-A20FHD-K8KX) Review

The $249 Acer Iconia Tab 10 is a budget- and family-friendly tablet with a bold display and a sturdy design.

HP Elite x2 1011 Review

HP's Elite x2 1011 is a durable and secure 11.6-inch hybrid with long battery life and a great keyboard.

Dell Venue 10 7000 Review

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.

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (2015) Review

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.

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2 Review

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.

E Fun Nextbook Ares 11 Review

The E Fun Nextbook Ares 11 combines a poor keyboard with a mediocre tablet, but it's only $197.

Microsoft Surface 3 Review

The Microsoft Surface 3 is a versatile tablet and laptop in one, offering an improved keyboard, a vibrant display and strong battery life.