Buyer’s Guide: Which Tablet Should You Cop?

Lifestyle

/ April 30, 2013

With more killer features and curves, tablets have evolved from pocket paperweights to necessities. Use this cheat sheet to find out which portable to power up

Google Nexus 7 | Starts at $199, play.google.com

Best for: Minimalists who prefer their gadgets slim and trim
Standout specs: With its rounded edges and logo-free torso, no one will know you only dropped two C-notes for it. The 7-inch screen is built for palm piloting.
Deal-breaker: Google’s inaugural tablet takes nearly a minute to boot up, plus its fuzzy 1-megapixel camera makes Instagram flexing tough.