• Samsung Galaxy Tab S

1. Samsung Galaxy Tab S

This new Android KitKat tablet is Samsung's thinnest and lightest to date and also includes the same fingerprint scanner as the Samsung Galaxy S5. The new slateis set to go head to head with the likes of the iPad Air, Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, Nokia Lumia 2520, Google Nexus 10 and the Kindle Fire HDX, so it'll be interesting to see if Samsung can finally product worthy of the 'iPad killer' tag. It's available in two screen sizes - 10.5 and 8.4 inches, both of which boast Super AMOLED tech and a top of the line resolution of 2560 x 1600.

You can choose between 16 and 32GB of on-board storage and there's also scope to top up via microSD. Software features include Papergarden, Samsung's magazine service and Sidesync 3.0 means that you'll be able to take calls and transfer files from your S5 to your Tab S in a similar way to Apple's OS X Yosemite.

There's an 8-megapixel camera on the back, with an equally standard 2.1-megapixel snapper on the front while everything is powered by the Exynos 5 Octa processor (1.9Ghz) and 3GB RAM.

Price: from £319 | Samsung

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