It’s only a few years since the launch of the iPad and the subsequent scrabble by the likes of Samsung and Microsoft to compete in the tablets market. Many iPad owners will tell you they’d never make the switch but Android tablets have gained a lot of ground since the early days of Apple domination. Most brands now come in various shapes and sizes to suit you and your budget. Think carefully about how much storage you might need on your tablet and whether you’re happy to access the internet over wi-fi only or you want a constant internet connection. Both of these decisions will have a significant impact on the price. Click the Which? guide tab above for more advice on tablets.