Best Android tablets

Don't want an Apple iPad? We round-up the best Android tablets currently available on the market

The Apple iPad is currently the king of the tablet market, but Android tablets are set to have a big say in 2011 and beyond. Samsung, Optus, Telstra and Dell have currently released models in Australia, but the likes of Motorola, HTC, Sony Ericsson and LG are all launching tablets in 2011.

We roundup the best Android tablets currently available in Australia.

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Dell Streak

The Dell Streak is an easy to use tablet-cum-smartphone that benefits from the simplicity of the Android OS. Unfortunately, this hybrid device feels unfinished due to the older Android 1.6 operating system it runs, and its odd size may make it too big for a phone yet too small for a tablet. Ultimately, the Dell Streak is an impressive, lust-worthy gadget but we can't justify shelling out for it just yet. Watch this space.

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  • 18th Aug., 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Dell
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  • Pros:
  • Slim design, build quality, excellent display, ease of use, access to Android market, excellent Web browsing and video playback
  • Cons:
  • Outdated Android 1.6 OS, uncomfortable to carry in jeans pocket, glossy screen doesn't have great visibility in direct sunlight

Comments

Craig Cottle

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Cant wait to have a look at all the choices when they in Australia, we actually sell the Acer Aconia here http://shop.pchappy.com.au/Notebooks/Acer-Iconia-10-1-Tablet-A500.aspx?stockid=13228

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