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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Medion LifeTab P9514

There is nothing remarkable about the Medion LifeTab P9514 Android tablet aside from its price, but that's something most of its competitors can't match. For $499, this is a 32GB Android tablet with 3G connectivity, and that's its main selling point. All in all, an average tablet at a competitive asking price.

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  • 14th Dec., 2011
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Medion
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  • Pros:
  • Competitive price
  • 3G connectivity
  • Decent display
  • Cons:
  • Hefty weight
  • Average performance
  • Below average battery life
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