When it comes to the best tablets you can buy for audio, video and everything in between, here are our top recommendations.

Tablets come in all shapes and sizes. There are small ones for couch-based emailing and browsing, and much bigger models which could potentially replace your laptop. So, how do you know which one is right for you?

We've done all the hard work, and broken down our recommendations by size and budget.

So what's it to be? An iPad? Or does Amazon's budget Fire tablet tempt you? With our guide, you won't be disappointed.

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Best big-screen tablet
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Apple iPad Pro (12.9in)

Reviewed on 22nd December 2015 at
£679

if you're after a big-screen tablet, the Pro is a great choice, boasting a sharp 12.9in screen and sweet audio performance.

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Best budget tablet

Amazon Fire 7 (2017)

Reviewed on 22nd June 2017 at
£50

The camera's not much cop, and picture quality isn't the best on the market, but those on a budget can't really go wrong with the Fire 7. Warm colours, Alexa integration, decent battery life and agreeable audio performance make it an excellent buy at this end of the market.

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Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Reviewed on 17th July 2015 at
£499

At last, the iPad has some genuine competition from the Android side of the tech divide. The Z4 Tablet packs an excellent screen, great sound and some well thought out features. An excellent alternative to Apple.

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