Tablet buying guide

The tablet computer provides expansive capabilities in a sleek and lightweight package. Designed around portability and capable of handling everyday tasks such as social networking, video streaming and web browsing, they start in seconds and can travel everywhere with you.

Tablets are easy to use, letting you swipe and tap your way through web pages and applications. They’re ideal for entertainment, allowing you to watch movies, play music and read books. Whether you’re connected via WiFi or roaming with 3G, a tablet can always be online, providing instantaneous access to the latest news and social updates. The tablet computer has transformed everyday computing, and with thousands of useful apps on offer, even the way we go about our day-to-day lives.

Our buying guide will get you up to speed on all things tablet, helping you to discover the device that’s sure to become your perfect portable partner.

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Operating system

Today’s operating systems are powerful, customisable and visually attractive, and have been specially engineered for the tablet. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a budding technologist, our guide to the main operating systems can help.

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Different things matter to different people so we’ve covered the key features we think you should consider before buying a tablet. From connectivity to camera spec, you’ll find all the vitals to help you choose a device that’s perfect for your needs.

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Tablets we love

We love bringing you the latest technology so why not take a look at our favourite tablets from the range. These inspiring, hand-picked devices represent the very best in tablet computing.

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Top tips from Knowhow experts

From help setting up a new device, to upgrades and repairs, our Knowhow experts are always on hand to offer support. We’ve highlighted some essential Knowhow articles for tablet users - so whether you getting started or want to know how to get the most out of your tablet, we can help.

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