This Tablet Will Replace Your Old Laptop

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Today's tablets vary greatly in terms of size, hardware, available features, and OS. Take a look at some of the best tablets available today with Apple iOS, Microsoft Windows 10, or Android on board.

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Apple
Apple iPad (2018) Tablet
$329.00

Best Overall

The sleek Apple iPad is the best tablet most buyer could ever want. It has a powerful processor, a high-quality 9.7-inch Retina display, and support for the excellent Apple Pencil. It also gives you access to well over a million high-quality apps and games, including augmented reality titles. 

There are three colors (Silver, Gold, and Space Gray) and two storage variants to pick from, as well as the option to pick a model with LTE connectivity.

More: All the Reasons We Love the New iPad

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​Amazon Fire 7 Tablet
$49.99

Best Budget Buy

The Amazon Fire deserves a spot on this list not for its cutting-edge hardware, but its $50 price tag, which successfully pushes the boundaries of tablet bargains. Even though it's a decidedly affordable device, the 7-inch Fire tablet is a surprisingly snappy performer that's perfect for web browsing, social networking, and streaming the retail behemoth's vast library of movies and TV shows.

Unsurprisingly, the slate can be best enjoyed with an Amazon Prime subscription. There are four colors to pick from — black, yellow, red, and blue.

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Samsung
​Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Android Tablet
$447.99

Best Android Tablet

The sleek and lightweight Galaxy Tab S3 by Samsung is the best Android tablet you can buy today. It has an ultra sharp 9.7-inch Super AMOLED display with HDR support that's in a class of its own. The same goes for Samsung's S Pen stylus and all the productivity and creativity features it delivers.

Other highlights of the Galaxy Tab S3 include a powerful Qualcomm processor, expandable memory, a quartet of AKG-tuned speakers, and an optional keyboard cover.

More: Our Review of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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​Apple iPad Pro Tablet (10.5-inch)
$599.99

Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch) 

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Best for Power Users

Both the 12.9-inch and the 10.5-inch variants of the Apple iPad Pro are handily the best full-size tablets available on the market today. Each member of the power couple packs an ultra thin metal body, an immensely powerful processor and graphics chips, and a sharp display with high refresh rate.

An optional stylus pen and a keyboard cover are also available, making the slates powerful work tools as well. Of course, the duo of tablets also comes with the best selection of apps in the business.

More: Our Review of the 10.5-inch Apple iPad Pro

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Microsoft
​Microsoft Surface Pro Windows 10 Tablet
$799.00

Best Windows 10 Tablet

The Surface Pro by Microsoft is a Windows 10 PC powerhouse tucked into the body of a thin tablet. With an adjustable kickstand and optional Surface Pen and keyboard cover, the Surface Pro can quickly transform from a serious work tool to an entertainment device and back.

There are multiple Surface Pro hardware configurations to choose from. They range from affordable options for casual users, all the way to LTE-connected variants made for work on the go. 

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​Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet
$149.99

Best Full-Size Budget Tablet

The Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet is our favorite affordable pick with a large screen. The 10-inch slate has stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support, which make it perfect for watching videos on the go. 

Available in three colors (black, blue, and red), the tablet also comes with Amazon Alexa support out of the box, giving you the option to enjoy news and media content, as well as control smart home devices with your voice.

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Samsung
​Samsung Galaxy Book ​Windows 10 Tablet (12-inch)
$1,203.89

Best for a Beautiful Display

With Windows 10 and a powerful Intel Core i5 processor on board, the 12-inch Samsung Galaxy Book is a viable replacement for a laptop. Its 12-inch AMOLED display panel has HDR support, and it's one of the best around. 

The Galaxy Book comes bundled with a keyboard cover and an S Pen stylus. The slate can also closely integrate with the tech giant's Galaxy smartphones via a feature dubbed Samsung Flow.

More: Our Review of the 12-Inch Samsung Galaxy Book