[Rating: 4/5]

Is this one of the best Android tablets? Read on and find out.

Pros:

  • 7″ design is excellent, a great form factor for tablets
  • Hardware, software and data is fast as can be
  • Excellent battery life

Cons:

  • Android OS currently has no benefits for tablets; makes it a glorified smartphone
  • Proprietary connector makes it feel like an iPad, but without any spare cables lying around
  • No Wi-Fi only model, high prices on most carriers

The expectations are tremendously high for a tablet to compete properly against the iPad, and Samsung took up the challenge. After seeing their Galaxy S phones (the Fascinate and Epic 4G), we had high expectations for the Galaxy Tablet. What we didn’t foresee was how similar the larger device is to the cellphones which have been dominating the Android phone market. If you’re looking for a tablet that is a practical replacement to a laptop, then the Samsung Series 7 Slate PC is your answer. (more…)