Top 10 Terrific tablets

Google's new Nexus 7 has the highest resolution screen of any 7-inch tablet currently on the market, with 323 pixels per inch, providing stunning high definition. It's powered by a quad-core processor and runs the latest Android operating system, with a wealth of games and apps available. Weighing just 290g and with a battery life of up to 10 hours, the Nexus 7 delivers everything you need from a small tablet.

iPad mini Apple's iPad mini features
a 7.9-inch display, up to 10 hours of battery life and weighs just over 300g. Built with high quality materials and running Apple's incredibly easy to use iOS, the iPad mini is a premium tablet in a small package.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is designed to help you express your creativity. This 8-inch tablet has an incredibly responsive screen and comes with a stylus, making it ideal to take notes or draw on. It's small enough to hold in one hand and is ideally placed to replace your personal notebook.

The Iconia W3 delivers the full Windows 8 desktop experience on a 8.1-inch screen. It gives you the ability to run the programs you're used to on a Windows computer - it even comes with a full version of Microsoft Office 2013 Home & Student installed on it. The W3 is ideal for those who want to take their computer with them but without the extra size and weight.

Asus FonePad holds an almost completely unique position in the market. Not only is it a powerful 7-inch tablet, you can also put a SIM card in, so it'll work as a mobile phone too! With an Intel Atom processor and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, this versatile device will help you stay connected.

The iPad with Retina display is Apple's fourth full-size iPad. It's set apart from other tablets thanks to its stunning high definition Retina display and its lightning fast A6X processor. With over 275,000 apps available to download, the iPad with Retina display is a top-end tablet with something for everyone.

Take your tablet from the sofa to the bath with the
Sony Xperia Tablet Z. This water resistant, dustproof tablet also features an anti-shatter Full HD screen, making it one of the most robust tablets available.
It's driven by a quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM, so you'll still be able to run your favourite Android games and apps. Tough and bursting with power, the Xperia Tablet Z is one of the most fully featured tablets available.

Microsoft Surface Pro delivers the power of a laptop in tablet form. It runs Windows 8 Pro and is powered by a high level Intel Core i5 Processor, letting you run almost any desktop program you need. Its 10.6-inch Full HD screen is great for watching videos and editing photos and it even features a USB 3.0 port. If you're looking for raw power, you won't have to look much further than here.

If you're working on a budget, the Versus Touchtab might be the answer you. This nippy 10.1-inch dual-core tablet runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean so you can still download the latest apps and games, while a mini HDMI port makes it easy to share your screen with others. A tablet to do all the basics without breaking the bank.

Perfect for all the family, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 is packed full of features, from Samsung's Games, Books, Music and Movie Hubs to social apps like ChatON and Group Play, which synchronizes media with other Samsung devices for simultaneous playback. With an Intel Atom processor and Android Jelly Bean operating system, the Tab 3 10.1 will keep everyone happy.