Latest tablet buyer's guides

Best tablet 2019: Top tablets and 2-in-1s to buy today
Best tablet 2019: Top tablets and 2-in-1s to buy today By Britta O'Boyle

Updated Our pick of the best tablets to buy today including the best 2-in-1 devices and compact tablets at a variety of different prices.... Read more

Apple iPad Air (2019) vs iPad 9.7 (2018): Which should you buy?
Apple iPad Air (2019) vs iPad 9.7 (2018): Which should you buy? By Britta O'Boyle

The new Apple iPad 10.5 resurrects the iPad Air name to simplify things, but how does it compare to the iPad 9.7 and which should you buy?... Read more

Best cheap tablet deals for September 2019: Save over $600 and £100 Microsoft Surface Pro
Best cheap tablet deals for September 2019: Save over $600 and £100 Microsoft Surface Pro By Rob Kerr

Searching the web for a cheap tablet deal in September? Looking around for a great bargain on a Microsoft Surface Pro, Samsung Galaxy Book and Tab, or Apple iPad? Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9: What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9: What's the difference? By Dan Grabham

Microsoft announced the Surface Pro 7 at a recent event alongside the Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro X and the all-new Surface Neo and Surface Duo which... Read more

Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: Which Fire tablet should you buy?
Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: Which Fire tablet should you buy? By Chris Hall

Amazon's Fire tablet continues to offer a popular alternative to the iPad, but which Amazon Fire tablet is right for you? We've compared them for you... Read more

iPad (2019) vs iPad (2018): What's changed in the new entry-level iPad?
iPad (2019) vs iPad (2018): What's changed in the new entry-level iPad? By Dan Grabham

There's a new iPad in the house! Earlier this year Apple updated the iPad lineup with a new iPad mini alongside a new 10.5-inch iPad Air that sits just... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 11 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018): Which should you buy?
Apple iPad Pro 11 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018): Which should you buy? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison between the new Apple iPad Pro 11-inch and the 2018 iPad Pro 12.9-inch. How do they differ and what is the same?... Read more

Microsoft Surface Go vs Apple iPad 9.7: What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface Go vs Apple iPad 9.7: What's the difference? By Maggie Tillman

Last year we had a brand new entry-level iPad as well as a new entry-level Microsoft Surface, too. So how does the iPad 9.7 compare to the entry-level... Read more

Apple iPad mini 5 vs iPad mini 4: Should you upgrade?
Apple iPad mini 5 vs iPad mini 4: Should you upgrade? By Britta O'Boyle

This is how the Apple iPad mini 5 and the four-year-old iPad mini 4 compare. What's the same, what's different and should you upgrade?... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 11 vs iPad Pro 10.5: Should you upgrade?
Apple iPad Pro 11 vs iPad Pro 10.5: Should you upgrade? By Britta O'Boyle

Choosing whether to upgrade your iPad Pro 10.5 to the new 11-inch or choosing which to buy? Here is how the iPad Pro 11-inch and iPad Pro 10.5 differ.... Read more

New Apple iPad 12.9 (2018) vs old iPad Pro 12.9 (2017): Worth the upgrade?
New Apple iPad 12.9 (2018) vs old iPad Pro 12.9 (2017): Worth the upgrade? By Britta O'Boyle

Looking to upgrade your old 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro with the 2018 model or deciding which to buy? Here are the differences between old and new.... Read more

Logitech Crayon vs Apple Pencil: What's the difference and which one is best for you?
Logitech Crayon vs Apple Pencil: What's the difference and which one is best for you? By Stuart Miles

Read our guide to the Logitech Crayon and Apple Pencil to find out the differences between these two smart pencils, how they work, battery life and more... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs Galaxy Tab S3: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs Galaxy Tab S3: What's the difference? By Maggie Tillman

The Tab S4 is supposed to offer “tablet mobility and PC power.” But here is how it compares to the Galaxy Tab S3.... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 vs iPad 9.7 (2018): What's the difference?
Apple iPad Pro 10.5 vs iPad 9.7 (2018): What's the difference? By Elyse Betters

Apple announced a new 9.7-inch iPad during a special event in March 2018, and it pitched the device squarely at the education market.Last year's 9.7-inch... Read more

Best iPad Pro 10.5 and 12.9-inch keyboards: Turn your Apple tablet into a laptop alternative
Best iPad Pro 10.5 and 12.9-inch keyboards: Turn your Apple tablet into a laptop alternative By Britta O'Boyle

Whatever Apple iPad you own, there's a keyboard out there to help you turn them into a mini laptop. What are the best keyboards? Click here to find out.... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 vs iPad 9.7 (2017): What's the difference?
Apple iPad Pro 10.5 vs iPad 9.7 (2017): What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced a new 9.7-inch iPad at its March 2017 event, replacing the iPad Air 2 but ditching the Air name, while at WWDC 2017, a new iPad Pro was... Read more

New Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) vs Surface Pro 4: What's the difference?
New Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) vs Surface Pro 4: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Microsoft has updated its Surface Pro line, with the introduction of the new Surface Pro.The latest model, which would be the Surface Pro 5 if Microsoft... Read more

New Apple iPad (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: What's the difference?
New Apple iPad (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung announced the Galaxy Tab S3 at the beginning of March, while Apple announced its newest and cheapest iPad towards the end of March, bringing another... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung and Apple don't just go head-to-head in the smartphone ring, they do it in the tablet ring too.The new Samsung Tab S3 is gunning for Apple's iPad... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs Tab S2: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs Tab S2: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung unveiled its next iPad-rival during Mobile World Congress 2017 on 26 February. The new tablet will hit shelves on 31 March, with pre-orders starting... Read more

Google Pixel C vs Apple iPad Pro: Which is the best tablet for you?
Google Pixel C vs Apple iPad Pro: Which is the best tablet for you? By Chris Hall

There's been a theme to recent tablet launches and that theme is productivity. No longer is the tablet just about providing a second screen experience,... Read more

Google Pixel C vs Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet: What's the difference?
Google Pixel C vs Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

As Google unleashed Marshmallow on the Android world, it also introduced the Pixel C, a new premium tablet, designed by Google as a shining example of... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has officially announced the successor to its Galaxy Tab S tablet after numerous leaks of the device first appeared in May. The Galaxy Tab S2 arrives... Read more

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet vs Apple iPad Air 2: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet vs Apple iPad Air 2: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced the Xperia Z4 Tablet at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, delivering what the Japanese company claims is the world's slimmest and lightest... Read more

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet vs Google Nexus 9: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet vs Google Nexus 9: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced the Xperia Z4 Tablet at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which it claims is not only "made for entertainment", but also carries the... Read more

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet vs Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet vs Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced the Xperia Z4 Tablet at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, succeeding the Xperia Z2 Tablet that launched at last year's show with the... Read more

Tesco Hudl 2 vs Amazon Fire HD 7: Which budget tablet to choose?
Tesco Hudl 2 vs Amazon Fire HD 7: Which budget tablet to choose? By Luke Edwards

The battle of the budget tablets is fiercer than ever with two genuinely good tablets available at wallet-friendly prices. The Tesco Hudl, at £130, and... Read more

Amazon Kindle Voyage vs Kindle Paperwhite (2013): Which is better for me?
Amazon Kindle Voyage vs Kindle Paperwhite (2013): Which is better for me? By Elyse Betters

The top-of-the-line Kindle Voyage has been available for a few weeks now and many will be considering it as either a Christmas present for someone or... Read more

Nokia N1 vs Apple iPad mini 3: What's the difference?
Nokia N1 vs Apple iPad mini 3: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Nokia might not be able to release any new smartphones for a couple of years following the Microsoft deal but it appears no one mentioned tablets, with... Read more

iPad Air 2 vs Nexus 9: Battle of the brand new tablets
iPad Air 2 vs Nexus 9: Battle of the brand new tablets By Chris Hall

Two days, two new tablets. Who'd of thought that would happen? Apple has announced the new iPad Air 2 hot on the heels of Google announcing the Nexus 9,... Read more

Apple iPad Air 2 vs iPad Air: What's the difference?
Apple iPad Air 2 vs iPad Air: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

Another year means another iPad. Updating the iPad Air, launched in October 2013, comes the iPad Air 2. The iPad Air 2 will be sold alongside the iPad... Read more

Tesco Hudl vs Tesco Hudl 2: What's the difference?
Tesco Hudl vs Tesco Hudl 2: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

The Tesco Hudl has been a surprise hit, selling 750,000 units, and offering a tablet experience at prices that are difficult to beat. But now there's... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact during its press conference at IFA 2014 in Berlin.The new device brings an 8-inch version of its Xperia... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Apple iPad mini with Retina display: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Apple iPad mini with Retina display: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced a number of additions to its Xperia range of mobile devices, one of which is a compact version of its Xperia Z2 Tablet that was announced... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4) vs LG G Pad 8.3: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4) vs LG G Pad 8.3: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced a new range of tablets during an event in New York, introducing an 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch model.This brings another player to the... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4) vs Samsung Galaxy TabPro 8.4: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4) vs Samsung Galaxy TabPro 8.4: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has added to its ever-growing tablet line-up with the Galaxy Tab S in 8.4-inch and a 10.5-inch models.The range was unveiled during an event in... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4) vs Apple iPad mini Retina: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4) vs Apple iPad mini Retina: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has unveiled its new Galaxy Tab S tablets at an event in New York, with both 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch models joining the tablet race.It's a tough... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5) vs Sony Xperia Z2: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5) vs Sony Xperia Z2: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced its Galaxy Tab S range of tablets, which comprises an 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch model, both of which are available in Wi-Fi and LTE... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5) vs Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5) vs Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has added to its tablet portfolio with the announcement of the Galaxy Tab S, featuring 10.5-inch and 8.4-inch models, both in Wi-Fi only and 4G... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5) vs Apple iPad Air: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5) vs Apple iPad Air: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has officially unveiled its Galaxy Tab S tablet at an event in New York, bringing with it many of the rumoured specs that we have seen over the... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs Microsoft Surface Pro 2: What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs Microsoft Surface Pro 2: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Microsoft has announced the Surface Pro 3 at an event in New York, with the aim of offer everything in one package with a "tablet that can replace... Read more

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet vs Sony Xperia Tablet Z: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet vs Sony Xperia Tablet Z: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced the Xperia Z2 Tablet, replacing the Xperia Tablet Z that launched in May 2013.The company says the Xperia Z2 Tablet is "the world's... Read more

Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0 vs Nexus 7: What's the difference?
Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0 vs Nexus 7: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

The smaller Android tablet has come of age, with many recognising the benefits of having something smaller, rather than the bulky 10-inchers that dominated... Read more

Samsung Galaxy NotePro vs Galaxy TabPro: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy NotePro vs Galaxy TabPro: What's the difference? By Jake Smith

Samsung's tablet line became even more confusing in January, when the South Korea-based electronics giant introduced two new categories: the Galaxy NotePro... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite vs Tesco Hudl: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite vs Tesco Hudl: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite, moving the South Korean company into the budget 7-inch tablet market, but it faces some stiff competition.We've... Read more

Currys & PC World Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 vs Google Nexus 7: What's the difference?
Currys & PC World Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 vs Google Nexus 7: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Currys & PC World has just announced its own-branded Nvidia Tegra Note, available for pre-order from 7 November, but how does it compare to Google's popular... Read more

Lenovo Yoga Tablet vs Nexus 7 and Nexus 10: What's the difference?
Lenovo Yoga Tablet vs Nexus 7 and Nexus 10: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

Lenovo has promised that its new Lenovo Yoga Tablet will offer a better way: a better way of using your tablet practically in all the different situations... Read more

iPad Air vs iPad mini with Retina display: The choice is harder than you think
iPad Air vs iPad mini with Retina display: The choice is harder than you think By Jake Smith

Apple has taken the wraps off its new iPad line, with the full-sized and newly named iPad Air gaining a sleeker form and the iPad mini gaining Retina display.But... Read more

Apple iPad mini Retina display vs iPad mini: What's the difference?
Apple iPad mini Retina display vs iPad mini: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

As you may have heard by now, Apple has refreshed its iPad line-up, not only upgrading the 9.7-inch device with the launch of the iPad Air, but also the... Read more

Apple iPad Air vs iPad 4: What's the difference?
Apple iPad Air vs iPad 4: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

The new Apple iPad 5, called the iPad Air, has been officially announced and with it comes a whole new look and a spec sheet upgrade.But what exactly do... Read more

Nokia Lumia 2520 vs Microsoft Surface 2: What's the difference?
Nokia Lumia 2520 vs Microsoft Surface 2: What's the difference? By Mike Lowe

It's official: Nokia is dabbling in the world of tablets, with the announcement of the Lumia 2520. The Finnish company, due to be bought by Microsoft at... Read more

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