Best upcoming tablets in 2011

The best tablets still to come in 2011, from the Sony Tablet S to the Huawei MediaPad

2011 has been a massive year for tablets, helped along by the debut of Apple's iPad 2. However despite the year fast approaching its end, there is still plenty of tablets to come in 2011: the most anticipated are Sony's late-arriving Tablet S and Tablet P duo, and Samsung's eagerly awaited Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 7.7.

Previous Frame Next Frame
Item:
12 / 12
ASUS Eee Pad Slider

ASUS deserves some credit for trying something new in a market filled with "me too" devices, but the end result is well short of the mark. The Eee Pad Slider may have a built-in keyboard but the trade-offs come in the form of an awkward size and heavy weight. If you really want an Android tablet with a keyboard, give the Eee Pad Slider a miss and take a look at the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer instead.

  • Review Date:
  • Reviewer:
  • Manufacturer:
  • 9th Nov., 2011
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • ASUS
  • Rating:
  • Price:
  • Pros:
  • Screen props up at angle when opened
  • Built-in keyboard
  • Stable software
  • Cons:
  • Thick and bulky design
  • Questionable build quality
  • Keyboard is cramped


Most Popular Reviews

Follow Us

Best Deals on GoodGearGuide

Shopping.com

Latest News Articles

Resources

GGG Evaluation Team

Kathy Cassidy

STYLISTIC Q702

First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Steph Mundell

LIFEBOOK UH574

The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

Andrew Mitsi

STYLISTIC Q702

The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

Simon Harriott

STYLISTIC Q702

My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

Latest Jobs

Shopping.com

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?