Best upcoming tablets in 2011

The best tablets still to come in 2011, from the Sony Tablet S to the Huawei MediaPad

2011 has been a massive year for tablets, helped along by the debut of Apple's iPad 2. However despite the year fast approaching its end, there is still plenty of tablets to come in 2011: the most anticipated are Sony's late-arriving Tablet S and Tablet P duo, and Samsung's eagerly awaited Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 7.7.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is without a doubt the best Android tablet on the market. It's thinner and lighter than Apple's iPad 2, despite having a larger screen, and offers most of the functions and features of its competitors. The lack of external storage is a pain, as is the fact there is no HDMI-out connection, but the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is a superb piece of industrial design and so far, the only real credible alternative to the iPad.

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  • 12th Aug., 2011
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Samsung
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  • Pros:
  • Superb thin and light design
  • TouchWIZ UX adds handy features
  • Built-in 3G on selected models
  • Cons:
  • No microSD card slot
  • No HDMI-out connection
  • Proprietary dock connection
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