Apple now has five different iPads in their lineup, which might make buying an iPad a bit confusing for first-time buyers. We think Apple's iPad (5th generation), released in spring , is the best tablet for most people because it offers the best combination of. With four different models in four sizes and prices ranging from $ to $1,, there are plenty of iPad options to choose from. That's a good. Rest assured that even those apps that haven't been fully reviewed are included because they've impressed us after some serious hands-on time. Our iPad buying guide, updated for summer , will get into all of these questions, but before we do, some quick links. On balance we prefer iPads to pretty much any company's rival tablets, but Android tablets and even Windows tablets have plenty to offer and are a better options for some buyers. Lets hope iOS 11 will allow me save the occasional file I need to download and I can ditch the Chromebook. And the screen is big enough that the iOS on-screen keyboard is the same width and height as a standard hardware keyboard. The mini 4 is more portable, then, as you'd expect. Save on Tablets, 2-in-1s, More. One notable advantage of the If you want the ultimate in portability this isn't it. Do you need top tier power or are you fine with more modest specs? The Monolith BBQ Guru is the smart barbecue you didn't know you needed. As mentioned above, you can sometimes find decent discounts on iPads, but it nearly always involves shopping outside the official Apple Store. It also has the same size and resolution 9. And we think the more manageable size of the What's the best iPad for most people? But the total package of ProMotion and Apple's color-improved Pro displays and their antireflective surface adds up to a big display upgrade. Thanks to this extra memory, we saw improvements in multitasking compared to the standard iPad: If you do decide to plunge into the Android ecosystem, our colleagues at Tech Advisor are well equipped to walk you through the buying process.