So you're looking for a new tablet? If you're looking for the best tablet of 2016, then you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest 7-inch and larger slabs available today, in order to help you reach a decision on which tablet is the right device for you.

The tablets market is vast from the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, Huawei MediaPad M3 and the Amazon Fire, to the Apple iPad Air 2, Apple iPad Pro 9.7 and Microsoft Surface 3, but newest doesn't always mean best. Refreshes are always on the horizon and this best tablets feature is continually updated to reflect recent launches, price changes, and ensure 2016's latest devices appear alongside the best of 2015, and before, if applicable.

Only devices we have reviewed in full will appear on this list, but it covers all operating systems and all sizes under £550, so you'll be armed with everything you need to consider when choosing to buy your next device.

Of course, the most important factor in buying a new device is making sure you have the best tablet for you, including the best for your budget, the features you need, the size that feels right, the build quality you want and platform that suits you best.

Click here to view the best tablets of 2016.