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    Twelve Hot New Tablets Hitting the Market

    It’s no surprise that the iPad is finding support in the enterprise. It’s Apple and it’s cool. Clearly, however, the market is expanding at a brisk pace with many new competitive tablets being introduced to the public. This slideshow highlights 12 of the newest tablet devices, in no special order.

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    The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 trio are packed with features, including GPS tagging, HD playback, HD recording, online image uploading (Share Via), photo editing and more. Enterprise features include corporate email/calendar/contacts, Microsoft® Office-compatibility, mobile device management, On-Device Encryption (ODE), SAFE™ and virtual private network capabilities.

    The 10.1-inch tablet weighs 17.99 oz and runs Android™ 4.2 Jellybean on a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor. It features 1280×800 pixel resolution on a 10.1-inch display and is equipped with two cameras, a 3.2 MP rear-facing camera and a 1.3 MP front-facing camera. Starting at $399.

    The 8.0-inch tablet weighs 11.07 oz and runs Android™ 4.2 Jellybean on a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor. It features 1280×800 pixel resolution on a 8.0-inch display and is equipped with two cameras, a 5 MP rear-facing camera and a 1.3 MP front-facing camera. Starting at $299.

    The 7.0-inch tablet weighs 10.58 oz and runs Android™ 4.1 Jellybean on a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor. It features 1024×600 pixel resolution on a 7.0-inch display and is equipped with two cameras, a 3 MP rear-facing camera and a 1.3 MP front-facing camera. Starting at $199.

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    The Samsung Galaxy Note® 8.0 works at your pace. Be productive at work, at home, and on-the-go with the integrated S Pen™ and Office Suite. Multitask, collaborate, and share right from your tablet any time.

    The 8.0-inch tablet weighs 11.68 oz and runs Android™ 4.1 Jellybean on a Exynos™ 1.6 GHz quad-core processor. It features 1280×800 pixel resolution on a 8.0-inch display and is equipped with two cameras, a 5 MP rear-facing camera and a 1.3 MP front-facing camera. Starting at $399.

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    The Microsoft Surface Pro combines the benefits of a tablet with the accessibility of a laptop with a click-in keyboard. With a full-size USB port, microSD card slot, and HD A/V out port, you can connect accessories, upload photos, and project on larger screens. Plus, you can open two apps side by side to get lots more done in a much easier way. Running Windows 8 Pro, the Intel® Core™ i5 processor runs virtually all your favorite programs, including Office.

    The Microsoft Surface Pro weighs 24 oz and runs Windows 8 Pro on a Intel® Core™ i5 processor. It features 1920-1080 pixel resolution on a 10.6-inch ClearType full HD display and is equipped with two 720p cameras. Starting at $799.

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    HP recently unveiled the HP Slate21 All-in-One, the company’s first All-in-One PC built with the AndroidTM 4.2 operating system. The HP Slate21 All-in-One enables families to enjoy cloud-based entertainment features such as TV streaming and Android apps.

    To further enhance productivity and entertainment, the Slate21 All-in-One offers a 21.5-inch Full HD diagonal reclining IPS touchscreen with wide-viewing angles for vivid graphics and better shared viewing. With dual-band technology, users can stream music or movies and browse the Web at the same time, and built-in DTS Sound technology offers a rich concert-like experience. It comes pre-installed with an HP TrueVision HD Webcam and Wireless Direct which enables users to share videos, photos and data between devices without the need for a network connection, and multi-user support with the latest Android OS Jelly Bean 4.2. Additionally, it offers speed and performance with a powerful Tegra 4 quad-core NVIDIA processor, as well as an intuitive optical touchscreen with true pinch and zoom functionality.

    The HP Slate21 All-in-One is expected to be available in the U.S. in September, with a starting price of $399.

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    The ThinkPad Tablet 2 is the culmination of a partnership between Lenovo®, Intel® and Microsoft®. The ThinkPad Tablet 2 has a thin, light design with long-battery and always-on connectivity as expected of a Tablet. With the Tablet being less than 10 millimeter in thickness and 565 grams total weight, it takes mobility and efficiency to a new level.

    Share your documents, contacts and pictures easily and quickly by connecting instantaneously to other devices using Near Field Communication (NFC). Communicate anywhere, any time with video and audio using the WWAN support with flexible Lenovo Mobile Access. Stay in touch and be active on social and professional networks with the always-on experience, like your Smartphone.

    The ThinkPad Tablet 2 tablet weighs 1.25 lbs and runs Windows 8 on a Intel® Atom™ Z2760 1.8 GHz duad-core processor. It features 1366×768 pixel resolution on a 10.1-inch display and is equipped with two cameras, a 8 MP rear-facing camera and a 2 MP front-facing camera. Starting at $566.

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    Nexus 7 is made by ASUS and packs a serious punch with speed and high-performance rendering that ensures 3D graphics are smooth and dynamic. With dual-band Wi-Fi and optional 4G LTE, including support for hundreds of networks worldwide, you’ll stay entertained – and connected – wherever you are.

    The Nexus 7 tablet weighs 10.23 oz and runs Android™ 4.3 Jellybean on a Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 Pro 1.5 GHz quad-core processor. It features 1920×1200 pixel resolution on a 7.0-inch display and is equipped with a 5 MP rear-facing camera and a 1.2 MP front-facing camera. Starting at $229.

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    According to Engadget, “While there’s a chance that Apple may update the fourth-generation iPad at summer’s end, that doesn’t minimize its importance among 10-inch tablets.”

    The fourth generation tablet weighs 1.44 lbs and runs iOS 6 on an A6X dual-core processor with quad-core graphics. It features 2048×1536 pixel resolution on a 9.7-inch display and is equipped with a 5 MP rear-facing camera and a 1.2 MP front-facing camera. Starting at $499.

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    iPad mini has everything that makes an iPad an iPad, but it’s a fraction of the size. At just 7.2 millimeters, it’s pencil thin and unbelievably light. You can easily hold it in your palm. 

    The mini tablet weighs 10.88 oz and runs iOS 6 on an A5 dual-core processor. It features 1024×768 pixel resolution on a 7.9-inch display and is equipped with a 5 MP rear-facing camera and a 1.2 MP front-facing camera. Starting at $329.

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    According to eWEEK, the ATIV Q runs two operating systems, Windows 8 and Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean), and transforms into four modes: straight-up tablet; the sort of up-and-back laptop mode we’ve seen from some Windows 8 convertibles; a hover mode, where the display is parallel with but above and slightly off-center from the keyboard; and stand mode, so you can watch a movie, with the display’s back to the keyboard.

    The ATIV Q tablet runs both Windows 8 And Android 4.2 on a Intel Haswell Core i5 processor. According to Engadget, “To switch between Android Jelly Bean and Windows, you simply have to press the Start button (no reboot required), and you can pin Android apps to the Windows screen and vice versa.” It features 3200×1800 pixel resolution on a 13.3-inch. Pricing TBD.

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    Nexus 10 was made for everyone to enjoy. Multi-user support lets each user have their own separate space – just turn on your tablet and tap your photo to sign in to your own homescreen, apps, email, photos and storage. And since Android is built with multitasking at its core, it’s a snap to switch between users – no need to log in and out each time.

    The tablet weighs 1.32 lbs and runs Android 4.2 Jellybean on an A15 dual-core processor. It features 2560×1600 pixel resolution on a 10.05-inch display and is equipped with a 5 MP rear-facing camera and a 1.9 MP front-facing camera. Starting at $399.

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    The VivoTab Smart tablet weighs 1.45 lbs and runs Windows 8 on a 1.8 GHz Intel® Atom™ Z2760 dual-core processor. It features 1366×768 pixel resolution on a 10.1-inch display and is equipped with a 8 MP rear-facing camera and a 2 MP front-facing camera. The tablet also includes a 3-in-1 TranSleeve Keyobard that can be also be used as a sleeve or stand. Starting at $399.

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    Think about the sharpest, most vivid TV picture. Now imagine it on a tablet. Xperia Tablet Z delivers the kind of immersive viewing you’d normally only get with an HDTV. Created by the people behind BRAVIA® TVs, Xperia Tablet Z brings Sony’s expertise to an HD tablet.

    The tablet weighs 17.46 oz and runs Android 4.2 Jellybean on a 1.5 GHz Snapdragon™ S4 Pro quad-core processor. It features 1920×1200 pixel resolution on a 10.1-inch display and is equipped with a 8.1 MP rear-facing camera and a 2.2 MP front-facing camera. Starting at $499.

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