Back to school: Best tablets

An inexpensive tablet can assist your studies, we round up the best available.

Heading back to school or university? Why not aid your studies with an inexpensive tablet?

If you can't afford an iPad, there are a range of tablets available that won't break the bank. Most of these are Android tablets and you can find them at retailers for far less than their original RRP: examples include the Motorola Xoom, the Acer Iconia A500 and the Toshiba Tablet AT100.

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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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