Best tablets: Editor's choice (August 2011)

PC World's Editor's choice tablets are a rank of the top five tablets based on personal selection by the PC World Australia editorial team

Are you in the market for a new tablet? See what our expert reviewer's recommend with our editor's choice selections. These tablets are a rank of the top 5 models based on personal selection by the PC World Australia editorial team.

Our August editor's choice list is headed by the market leading Apple iPad 2, the current, undisputed king of tablets. We've found room for three Android "Honeycomb" tablets including the razor-thin Galaxy Tab 10.1, along with the 7in BlackBerry PlayBook. Despite its lack of native e-mail, the PlayBook's UI and compact size makes it a nice alternative to larger tablets.

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Apple iPad 2

The iPad 2 is faster, thinner and lighter than its predecessor, but it inherits most of the original models flaws. If you liked the original iPad, you'll love the iPad 2, but for current iPad owners the second generation iPad isn't a necessary upgrade, and it has poor quality cameras.

  • Review Date:
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  • Manufacturer:
  • 31st March, 2011
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Apple
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  • Pros:
  • Excellent design
  • Slick user experience
  • Improved performance
  • Cons:
  • Poor quality cameras
  • No memory card slot
  • No Flash support
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