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I am looking to buy a budget tablet. The primary use will be web browsing. I only need Wi-fi and good screen. The $500 iPad 2 fits the bill. Obviously, I want the most for the least money. Are there any good tablets cheaper than iPad that are worth buying?
post #2 of 29
iPad 1 is still a great bang for the $ if you don't need the camera - I grabbed a 32GB version for 499, but you can grab a refurb from apple with 1 year warranty for much less. Asus Transformer would fit the bill as well
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Asus Transformer.
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A phone.
 
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Asus transformer
    
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Asus Transformer
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Asus Transformer, yepp. If you get the keyboard dock, it's a netbook!
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playbook FOR THE POWER!!!!
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post #9 of 29
IIRC the asus transformer has more power
    
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post #10 of 29
Everybody wants the Transformer! Get something else so I could have a secure place in the backorder. :3
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