Everyone seems to have some sort of tablet device these days instead of a laptop, but which one is right for you?

Do you need to do actual work or presentations on your device or is entertainment and social media your goal? Could it be that you’re simply a bookworm at heart?

The following overview looks at some of the most popular e-Readers and tablets as well as an entirely new concept from Lenovo – a tabletop PC that doubles as a business workhorse and a giant entertainment gameboard.

Lenovo Horizon

Lenovo Horizon

Capacity: 8 GB

Price: $1,500

Audio: Yes

Video: Yes

Battery Life: 3 Hours

Connect: WiFi

Good for: Those who love bigger is better – this huge display, which is 27-inches diagonally, has controllers and transforms into an all-in-one PC for getting serious work done.


Apple iPad

Apple iPad

Capacity: 16, 32, 64 or 128 GB

Price: $499 to $799

Audio: Yes

Video: Yes

Battery Life: Up to 10 Hours

Connect: WiFi or + Cellular

Good for: Everyone – with over 300,000 apps, this tablet offers the greatest customization for business types and family entertainment.

 

Kindle Fire HD 8.9

Kindle Fire HD 8.9

Capacity: 16, 32 or 64 GB

Price: $269 to $399

Audio: Yes

Video: Yes

Battery Life: Up to 11 Hours

Connect: WiFi or + 4G

Good for: Content consumers – Amazon’s books, movies and music, in luscious color, plus a growing number of apps.


Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite

Capacity: 2 GB

Price: $119 to $179

Audio: No

Video: No

Battery Life: Up to 8 Weeks

Connect: WiFi or + 3G

Good for: The serious reader who isn’t impressed with the app flavor of the week. No screen is easier on the eyes in all light conditions, and it holds up to 1,100 books