Whether you’re an Apple, Android, or Windows fan, you have dozens of options to choose from when shopping for a new tablet, enough so that it’s easy to slip into analysis paralysis.

The first step should be outlining why you want a tablet in the first place: Is it for work? Do you want a device that’s slightly larger than your smartphone for reading or playing games? Do you plan to share it with the family? These questions (among others) should inform your decision.

Here are TIME’s favorite tablets mid-2017, with explanations of how they differ from one another.

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