If you need a tablet with great battery life that’s more like a Fiat than a Ferrari, then think about a Link+.
The new iPad Mini Retina from Apple takes smaller tablets to a higher ground. All the action seems to be happening in the smaller tablet space, and the iPad Mini Retina is, in my opinion, the best of the bunch.
Samsung have made a stellar attempt to compete in a market that Apple has defined. It is the best of the Android powered tablets currently on the market.