Here is the list of top tablets launched at the 2011 Consumer Electronic Show.
1. Motorola Xoom: The 10-inch tablet PC is one among the top anticipated tablets in the show. It is the first tablet to feature the Honey Comb (an OS designed specifically for tablets). The included 5MP camera is capable of recording HD videos. Under the hood is the 2GHz dual core processor, meaning that you now have twice the power. Connection options include three USB ports, HDMI port etc.
2. Samsung Galaxy Tab 4G: This is a 7-inch tablet PC running on Android. Although HoneyComb was the top talk in the show, Froyo was no left out because of this tablet. It is stubbed with the LTE modem and is powered by the 200 MHz Hummingbird processor.
3. Lenovo LePad: This is yet another 10-inch tablet PC running on Android. There are not many updates about its features and connection options yet. The tablet is to be launched in the fourth quarter of this year, possibly in December, first in China.
4. BlackBerry Playbook: A 7-inch tablet PC running on QNX OS. The LCD display has a resolution of 1024x600p and the capacitive touch screen also support multi touch gestures. Under the hood is a 1GHz dual core processor which is supported by 1GB RAM. There are two camera (3MP front facing while at the rear is a 5MP camera). Connection options include HDMI port, USB etc. Although the device is not 3G or 4G enabled, we can expect those devices in the near future.
5. Archos 101: The 10-inch tablet is also one among the most anticipated tablets. It runs on Android. The $300 pricing tablet features HDMI out, WiFi and a front facing camera. The display has a resolution of 1024x600p. A minus about the tablet is that you don’t get access to the Android market but however there are some preloaded apps in the tablet.
6. Asus Eee Pad Slider: The 10-inch tablet cum Netbook runs on Android. Under the hood is the NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor which is supported by either 512MB or 1GB RAM. It will be coming into two options (either a 16GB version or 32GB version). Connectivity options include Bluetooth, WiFi, USB, HDMI etc. The tablet features a 1.2 MP front facing camera while at the rear is a 5MP camera.
7. Dell Streak 10: As its name mentions, it is a 10-inch tablet PC running on Android. Dell hasn’t announced its features officially yet but the rumors are that it features the Stage UI, a front facing camera etc.
8. Dell Streak 7: This is a 7-inch tablet running on Android 2.2. The display has a resolution of approximately 800x480p. Upfront is the 1.3MP camera while at the rear is the 5MP. Under the hood is the NVIDIA Tegra 2 1GHz processor. Docking options remain the same as in other Streak models.
9. Toshiba tablet: This 10-inch tablet PC is the first tablet PC from Toshiba and runs on Android. The device is expected to be in the market during September or October. NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor is expected to be under the hood.
10. Vizio Tablet: This is an 8-inch tablet PC running on Android. The display has a resolution of 1024x768p which is too much considering the 8-inch size. Touch sensitivity is fairly enough. There is no official announcement of what is under the hood but the processor should be definitely more that 1GHz. Connection options include micro USB port, HDMI port etc.
11. Kno tablet: It is launched as both single and dual screen tablet. It is a 14-inch tablet running on Linux. This tablet is already in the market and as expected, the tablet has attracted only the higher end class students.
12. Fujitsu Lifebook T901: It is a 13.1-inch tablet PC running on Windows. Upfront is the LED display and under the hood is the 2nd generation Core I Processor from Intel. It is worth noting that the device supports Nvidia Optimus Technology.
13. Asus Eee Pad Memo: A 7-inch tablet PC running on Android 3.0. The display has a resolution of 1024x600p. 1.2 MP front facing camera, 5MP rear camera. The $499 pricing tablet includes a capacitive stylus which is considered to be one of the highlights.
14. Panasonic Viera Tablet: Launched as 4-inch, 7-inch and 10-inch tablets, all running on Android. Hardware will be remaining the same in all the three versions. More than a tablet it is TV companion meaning that you can view everything on a big screen using the Viera Connect. You can also use this device as a remote to control home theatre components.
A total of 100 tablets were launched in the show including Acer iconia and tablets from Augen, AOC, eFun, Pandigital etc.