For a hot minute, tablets were both super interesting and super hard to define. Sure, there was the iPad, but there were also other contenders. Android blurred the line between phones and tablets with 7-inch slabs. Microsoft pushed out Windows Surface devices that were basically tablets. (It has since decided to dub them “laptops” because, well, that’s how people actually use them.) Hell, even Amazon was battling at the high end for a little while with Fire tablets.
The best tablet you can buy right now (2017) – The Verge