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Meet the Top Android Tablets for 2010 and Beyond

Oct 27, 2010, 18:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michelle Megna)

"One of the hottest trends in the wireless sector is tablets, as all the major players -- Research In Motion, Samsung, HP, Acer and so on -- are either already selling or planning to offer their respective answer to Apple's iPad. While RIM recently made a big splash with the impressive BlackBerry PlayBook, running a new QNX-based mobile operating system dubbed BlackBerry Tablet OS, and HP just unveiled the Slate 500 running Windows 7, it's really Android-powered devices that are generating the most buzz. Here we update the specs, carriers, pricing and release dates of the new crop of Android tablets.

"Acer's Android tablet coming Nov. 23
The Taiwan-based PC maker is planning to unveil an Android tablet at a media event in New York City on Nov. 23, according to the Wall Street Journal, which published an interview with the Acer CEO conducted after an earnings conference. No details have been disclosed, but it's widely expected that the company will offer three sizes -- a 5-inch, 7-inch and 10-inch -- ranging in price from $299 to $699.

"Samsung Galaxy Tab by Samsung
The Korean electronics giant scored a major coupe by signing up all four major wireless carriers in the U.S. to offer the Samsung Galaxy Tab, the first Android tablet to be considered a major challenger to the iPad."

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