All Smart Devices

If it's got a "brain" it's listed here. You can, in theory, compare the processing power of a smartphone to a desktop computer. This category lets you do that. Is it a fair comparison? Hardly. So the ratings down here can be handy to see how different kinds of devices measure to one another. Just keep in mind that comparing devices within their own category is much more accurate.

  • Acer 14-inch Touchscreen Chromebook

    Acer 14-inch Touchscreen Chromebook from US$520;
    ~$670 with accessories

    Stronger than the average Chromebook, this model has a few appealing features like a Full HD touchscreen and extra memory to handle more tabs at once.

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck3.5/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power1/5
    Storage0.5/5
    Portability4/5
    Autonomy3.5/5

    by Netbooks standards

    Bang for the Buck4.5/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power5/5
    Storage4.5/5
    Portability1/5
    Autonomy2.5/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck2.5/5
    Versatility for the Price3/5
    Power1/5
    Storage1/5
    Portability4/5
    Autonomy3/5
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Core i3-8130U
    Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 620
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 64.00 GB
    Screen Size: 14"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 32.30 x 23.86 x 1.77 cm
    Weight: 1.501 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

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  • #4, Laptops (under $550)
    Acer Chromebook 311

    Acer Chromebook 311 from US$240;
    ~$318 with accessories

    Chromebooks excel as easy-to-carry travel companions for those of us who need to remain connected on the go with a focus on online resources and the cloud, and... Read More about the CB311-9H-C0Z8

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck1.5/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power0.5/5
    Storage0.5/5
    Portability5/5
    Autonomy2.5/5

    by Netbooks standards

    Bang for the Buck3.5/5
    Versatility for the Price4.5/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage4.5/5
    Portability4.5/5
    Autonomy1/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck1.5/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power0.5/5
    Storage1/5
    Portability4.5/5
    Autonomy2.5/5
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Celeron N4000
    Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 600
    Memory: 4.00 GB
    Storage: 64.00 GB
    Screen Size: 11.6"
    Screen Resolution: 1366×768
    Dimensions: 29.60 x 19.90 x 1.82 cm
    Weight: 1.100 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

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  • #2, Laptops (under $550)
    Acer Spin 11-inch Convertible Chromebook

    Acer Spin 11-inch Convertible Chromebook from US$360;
    ~$468 with accessories

    This versatile Chromebook offers a great experience for the price and is a compelling option if you can`t quite decide between getting a netbook or a tablet and... Read More about the CP311-3H-K9K9

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck2.5/5
    Versatility for the Price3.5/5
    Power0.5/5
    Storage0.5/5
    Portability4.5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck4.5/5
    Versatility for the Price3/5
    Power3/5
    Storage4/5
    Portability2/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by Netbooks standards

    Bang for the Buck4/5
    Versatility for the Price3.5/5
    Power3/5
    Storage4.5/5
    Portability4/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck2/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power0.5/5
    Storage1/5
    Portability4.5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    by Large Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck4/5
    Versatility for the Price3.5/5
    Power3/5
    Storage3.5/5
    Portability3/5
    Autonomy5/5
    Specs
    Processor: MediaTek MT8183
    Graphics: ARM Mali-G72
    Memory: 4.00 GB
    Storage: 64.00 GB
    Screen Size: 11.6"
    Screen Resolution: 1366×768
    Dimensions: 29.00 x 20.60 x 1.88 cm
    Weight: 1.200 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

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  • #2, Tablets (under $400)
    Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet (2019) Guillaume's pick; 27 times!

    Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet (2019) from US$160;
    ~$290 with accessories

    Here's an affordable tablet that doesn't compromise on software updates and long-term security. It's not the perfect product, but it's now a bit more powerful... Read More about the KFMAWI

    Device Ratings

    by Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck3/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power1.5/5
    Storage2.5/5
    Portability3/5
    Autonomy4/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck0.5/5
    Versatility for the Price4.5/5
    Power0.5/5
    Storage0.5/5
    Portability4.5/5
    Autonomy4.5/5

    by Large Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck2/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power1/5
    Storage1.5/5
    Portability4.5/5
    Autonomy3.5/5
    Specs
    Processor: MediaTek MT8183
    Graphics: ARM Mali-G72
    Memory: 2.00 GB
    Storage: 32.00 GB
    Screen Size: 10.1"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1200
    Dimensions: 26.20 x 15.90 x 0.98 cm
    Weight: 0.504 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

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  • #3, Tablets (under $400)
    Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet (2019, Kids Edition)

    Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet (2019, Kids Edition) from US$210;
    ~$350 with accessories

    Cost-efficient and kid-friendly, this tablet comes with a kid-proof case and a 2-year guarantee to match.

    Device Ratings

    by Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck2/5
    Versatility for the Price1.5/5
    Power1.5/5
    Storage2.5/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy4/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck0.5/5
    Versatility for the Price1/5
    Power0.5/5
    Storage0.5/5
    Portability3.5/5
    Autonomy4.5/5

    by Large Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck1/5
    Versatility for the Price1/5
    Power1/5
    Storage1.5/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy3.5/5
    Specs
    Processor: MediaTek MT8183
    Graphics: ARM Mali-G72
    Memory: 2.00 GB
    Storage: 32.00 GB
    Screen Size: 10.1"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1200
    Dimensions: 29.20 x 20.60 x 2.60 cm
    Weight: 0.778 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

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  • #11, Stationary Computers ($1200 - $1600)
    Apple iMac (21.5-inch, 2.3GHz i5)

    Apple iMac (21.5-inch, 2.3GHz i5) from US$1110;
    ~$1399 with accessories

    This iMac is a compelling way to fit a capable computer in a small space while keeping the tangled wires to a minimum.

    Device Ratings

    by Stationary Computers standards

    Bang for the Buck0/5
    Versatility for the Price0.5/5
    Power0.5/5
    Storage2/5
    Portability0/5
    AutonomyN/A

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck0.5/5
    Versatility for the Price0.5/5
    Power1.5/5
    Storage4/5
    Portability0/5
    AutonomyN/A

    by All-in-Ones standards

    Bang for the Buck2.5/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage5/5
    Portability2.5/5
    AutonomyN/A
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Core i5-7360U
    Graphics: Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 1 TB
    Screen Size: 21.5"
    Screen Resolution: 4096×2304
    Dimensions: 52.80 x 17.50 x 45.00 cm
    Weight: 5.660 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

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  • #1, Tablets ($400 - ∞)
    Apple iPad mini (2019)

    Apple iPad mini (2019) from US$420;
    ~$620 with accessories

    As someone who's only ever used tablets with 8" screens and smaller, I can tell you smaller tablets have their perks. Sure, when you have a surface on which you... Read More about the

    Device Ratings

    by Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck3/5
    Versatility for the Price0.5/5
    Power4.5/5
    Storage4/5
    Portability4.5/5
    Autonomy2/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck0.5/5
    Versatility for the Price0.5/5
    Power1/5
    Storage1/5
    Portability5/5
    Autonomy4.5/5

    by Small Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck5/5
    Versatility for the Price1/5
    Power5/5
    Storage5/5
    Portability4/5
    Autonomy5/5
    Specs
    Processor: Apple A12 Bionic
    Graphics: Apple A12 Graphics
    Memory: 3.00 GB
    Storage: 64.00 GB
    Screen Size: 7.9"
    Screen Resolution: 2048×1536
    Dimensions: 20.32 x 13.48 x 0.61 cm
    Weight: 0.301 kg

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  • Apple iPod touch (6th Generation)

    Apple iPod touch (6th Generation) from US$200;
    ~$339 with accessories

    The iPod touch might have very little to offer to someone who already owns an iPhone... Read More about the

    Device Ratings

    by Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck0/5
    Versatility for the Price1.5/5
    Power0/5
    Storage0.5/5
    Portability4.5/5
    Autonomy2/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck0/5
    Versatility for the Price1.5/5
    Power0/5
    Storage0/5
    Portability5/5
    Autonomy4.5/5

    by Small Tablets standards

    Bang for the Buck0/5
    Versatility for the Price2/5
    Power0/5
    Storage0/5
    Portability4/5
    Autonomy5/5
    Specs
    Processor: Apple A8
    Graphics: Apple A8 Graphics
    Memory: 1.00 GB
    Storage: 16.00 GB
    Screen Size: 4"
    Screen Resolution: 1136×640
    Dimensions: 12.34 x 5.86 x 0.61 cm
    Weight: 0.300 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

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