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Voda­fone, $729 voda­fone.com.au/101v

★★★★ It’s slen­der, smart and of­fers Google soft­ware made specif­i­cally for tablets. Sam­sung’s new­est tablet is not only big­ger than its first ef­fort, but much more ma­ture. The Galaxy Tab 10.1, as its name sug­gests, has a 10.1-inch screen and is eas­ily viewed from an an­gle. It of­fers a gen­er­ous can­vas for An­droid apps, as do the five avail­able home­screens the new Hon­ey­comb soft­ware pro­vides. There are no ex­ter­nal nav­i­ga­tion but­tons — re­placed by on-screen icons — though there is space for a SIM card, mi­cro­phone, vol­ume rocker and On but­ton. Hard­ware-wise, the Tab uses a dual-core 1GHz pro­ces­sor, an 8-megapixel rear cam­era, a 2-megapixel front cam­era, 16GB mem­ory and weighs 599g.

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