What Are Some Highly Rated Tablets by Consumer Reports?

What Are Some Highly Rated Tablets by Consumer Reports?

Consumer Reports has given its top ratings to the Amazon Fire HD 6, the Apple iPad mini 2, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4, the Apple iPad Air 2 and the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. All of the tablets on this list are Wi-Fi models.

The Amazon Fire HD 6 with 16 GB of storage is the only budget-priced tablet on the Consumer Reports list. The reviewers cite the display quality, the performance speed, live tech support and the 10.1-hour battery life as their favorite qualities.

Consumer Reports also recommends the Apple iPad mini 2. The reviewers like the display, performance, five-megapixel camera and 12.8-hour battery life.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 in the only Android tablet on this list. The portability of the tablet as well as the 12-hour battery and the OLED display are big hits with the reviewers.

The Apple iPad Air 2 is also among the top five. The reviewers like the display's quality and anti-reflective coating, the 13.3-hour battery life, the performance and the light weight relative to the original iPad Air.

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is another top pick. It is the largest tablet and the only Windows tablet on the list.