Best iPad alternatives

Looking for a tablet that's not an iPad? Here are the best tablets without an Apple logo!

Are you in the market for a new tablet that's not an iPad? It may seem like Apple's the only player in this space but that's certainly not true.

Although most other tablets aren't as popular as the iPad, there are plenty of valid alternatives. Whether it's Google's excellent Nexus 7 for a compact alternative, or the ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity for a notebook style experience, here are the best tablets on the market without an Apple logo.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7

Samsung deserves plenty of credit for the design of the Galaxy Tab 7.7, one of the thinnest and lightest tablets on the market. However, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 is ultimately hindered by Google's Android 3.2 "Honeycomb" operating system, which makes the user experience less than stellar. If you are hellbent on owning a 7in tablet, we'd give the Galaxy Tab 7.7 another look once it gets upgraded to the latest Ice Cream Sandwich verion of Android.

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  • 1st Feb., 2012
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Samsung
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  • Pros:
  • Slim and lightweight design
  • Great display
  • Good battery life
  • Cons:
  • Outdated version of Android
  • No 3G in AU models
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