A new year means new mobile devices, and so far 2016 hasn't found cause to let us down. Every spring we look forward to a new crop of fresh hardware, rallying around the latest launches to emerge from trade shows like CES and MWC. And while the combination of those exhibitions and some private events have brought us incredible new phones from the likes of Samsung, HTC, and LG, today we're not looking at pocket-sized power; instead we turn our attention to larger form factors as we check out some of the best new tablets of 2016.
It's no secret that tablet sales are slipping, and even as Samsung and Apple remain the two biggest players in the market, each is seeing sales totals come in millions short of where they were just one year ago. But a cooling market doesn't seem to have scared away innovation altogether, and we've still had the opportunity to get to see out a number of intriguing new models these past few months. Here are some of our favorites: