Though the tablet market overall has continued to decline in 2017, according to market tracker IDC, vendors have continued to innovate, releasing a number of notable tablets during the year. Many new tablet offerings focused on 2-in-1 concepts, with major debuts including a new version of Microsoft's pioneering Surface Pro. But Apple proved there's still interest out there in slate tablets, too, with the company reporting strong demand for its updated 9.7-inch iPad this year.
What follows are the 10 coolest tablets we've come across in 2017.
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