Top tablets: Best buys (August 2011)

PC World's best buy tablets are a rank of the top five tablets based on perceived value for money

Looking for a tablet on a budget? You should look no further than PC World Australia's best buys. These tablets are a rank of the top 5 models based on perceived value for money.

Although the tablet market is dominated by Apple's iPad, the market leader isn't exactly the cheapest proposition. It is here in the best buy category that Google's Android platform shines through, making up four out of the five selections in our August list. The other is HP's TouchPad: made available for just $98 from Harvey Norman, after HP effectively killed the device and its webOS platform. The bad news is, good luck finding one.

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Optus MyTab

The Optus MyTab isn't super quick and it doesn't support multitouch or Flash, but at this price we aren't sure that it needs to. Provided you are willing to live with its limitations, the MyTab is a cheap Android tablet that doesn't skimp on too many capabilities.

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  • 10th Dec., 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Optus
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  • Pros:
  • Price, decent build quality, resistive screen is reasonably responsive, provides most benefits and flexibility of Android platform
  • Cons:
  • Screen is reflective, sluggish performance, touch-sensitive buttons aren't always responsive, no multitouch or Flash

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