5 best tablets on the market

Top performers to suit every budget


There's so much choice out there, it can be difficult to find the right tablet for you. Whether you want a good value all-rounder or the best tablet for playing games, it pays to do your research before you buy. Read on for our guide to 5 of the best tablets on the market...

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1. Amazon Fire HD 6: £79.99 & FREE Delivery in the UK

If cost is your main concern, few tablets can match the Amazon Fire HD 6 on price and performance. Featured on Trusted Reviews list of the best tablets for 2016, it was praised for its compact 6-inch screen and 720p resolution, offering a sharper image than most budget 7-inch tablets.

2. NVIDIA SHIELD K1: £149.99 & FREE Delivery

Nvidia's Shield Tablet K1 offers an 8-inch screen, powerful processor, and 16GB of storage, and is one of the best options for gamers. There's an optional controller to make game-playing easier and a variety of apps, including one which allows you to stream games from your PC or the cloud.

3. Apple 7.9-inch iPad Mini 2: £194.99 & FREE Delivery

Apple's iPad Mini 4 might be getting all the attention, but if you're looking for a bargain, shop around for the Mini 2. It offers the same functionality and performance as the iPad Mini 3 (the Mini 3 has the addition of Touch ID) at a much-reduced price. With its high-ppi 7.9-inch retina screen, and great quality camera, you'll get the same excellent Apple quality for a bargain price.

4. iPad Air 2:£339.00 FREE UK delivery

If you've got more cash to spend, the iPad Air 2 is "the best tablet around," according to Tech Radar. Sleek, powerful and with an unbeatable app selection, the tablet was praised for its build quality, features and performance.

5. Samsung Galaxy Tab: £316.00 & FREE Delivery in the UK

If you're looking for the best Android tablet on the market, Samsung's Galaxy Tab is a winner. Available with an 8-inch or 9.7-inch screen, it boasts a sharp and rich screen resolution, and packs a serious punch thanks to a powerful octa-core Samsung processor.

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