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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Acer Iconia A500

The Acer Iconia A500 is a little on the chunky side, but potential buyers may be happy to make the sacrifice in return for USB and HDMI-out connectivity.

  • Review Date:
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  • Manufacturer:
  • 15th April, 2011
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Acer
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  • Pros:
  • Sturdy and well constructed design
  • USB and HDMI-out ports
  • Android Honeycomb 3.0 OS
  • Cons:
  • A little chunky and heavy
  • Screen difficult to see in sunlight

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Alex

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If hp are no longer backing the touchpad, whats the point of buying one. What can it be used for?

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