Best Tablet 2014: Which tablet should you buy?
Looking for the best tablet to buy in 2014? Whether it's the Apple iPad Air, the new Nexus 7 or the latest Samsung Galaxy Note, we pick the top tablets to spend your money on and why they are they the best out there.
Last Updated 12/03/2014
The list of tablets to choose from has become so big it's given everyone a bit of a headache. Since Apple launched its iPad in 2010, almost every tech manufacturer has been trying to emulate the success and appeal of the Apple tablet. The Cupertino company has now swelled its own tablet ranks with the iPad Air and the iPad mini 2 Retina.
Its closest competitor Samsung continues to swell the ranks by adding the Galaxy Tab PRO 8.4 and the 12.2-inch Galaxy Note PRO while more portable Windows 8 tablet break out like the Toshiba Encore and Dell Venue Pro 8.
Even high street names are getting in on the action with the arrival of the popular Tesco Hudl, the not so great Argos MyTablet, and the value for money Tegra Note 7 currently on sale at Currys and PC World.
Many have just tried to cash in and make a cheap tablet that is horrible to use. Some have terrible screens, others bad battery life, some can't even be used easily because of bad touch controls.
We want to make sure you never have to suffer anything but the best tablet so that you can really make the most out of your tablet whether it's for business or pleasure. We also have a Tablet Buyer's Guide if you need a little more guidance on the differences between tablets.
While Apple and the iPad may be the best known tablet brand, there are a few others that have started to make some stonking tablets at great prices. We'll explain the differences and what to look out for as well as what are the best features and worst of each.
Whether you're looking for a 7-inch tablet like the Nexus 7 or something a little larger like the 9.7-inch iPad 4 or Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 we let you know which are the best tablets for each situation, and why.