Apple has promoted a one size fits all approach with its 9.7in [[artnid:342882|iPad]] and [[artnid:381655|iPad 2]] tablets, but this doesn't mean you aren't left with other choices.
For many users, the iPad's 9.7in screen makes it too large — some consumers would feel more comfortable using a smaller tablet with a 7in screen. This means that it can easily slip into a handbag, or suit jacket pocket.
[[artnid:367327|Samsung's Galaxy Tab]] kick-started the 7in tablet market, but a host of devices have followed including the [[artnid:372833|BlackBerry PlayBook]] and the [[artnid:401378|Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7]].
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Amazon's Kindle Fire is an impressive looking 7in tablet that runs a customised version of Android, providing access to a wide selection of Amazon content including movies, TV shows, books, magazines and newspapers. However, it's only available in the US, at least initially.
- Review Date:
- 30th Sept., 2011
- Ross Catanzariti
- Amazon Web Services