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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ASUS Eee Pad Transformer

The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer's optional keyboard dock accessory gives it a unique edge over the competition when it comes to Android tablets. Its top-heavy design, and lack of 3G connectivity are annoyances, but the Transformer remains a worthy purchase if you're looking for an Android tablet.

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  • 8th June, 2011
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • ASUS
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  • Pros:
  • Unique keyboard dock accessory
  • Good battery life
  • Flexibility of Android OS
  • Cons:
  • Top-heavy when connected to dock
  • No USB ports without dock
  • No 3G capability
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