• Subscribe

Tablet Face-Off: Budget Models From Acer and Asus vs. Apple's iPad 2

For comprehensive coverage of the Android ecosystem, visit Greenbot.com.

At a Glance

The iPad 2 remains a solid choice, thanks to its lower price and strong app choices.


  • Slimmer design with curved edges is easier to hold
  • Comparatively light at 1.3 pounds


  • Tediously slow to charge
  • Relies on PC link to iTunes for updates, backups

Subscribe to the Best of PCWorld Newsletter

Greenbot Top Android stories
from our new site, Greenbot
Learn a few tips about Apple's latest smart phone for free!

Subscribe to the Best of PCWorld Newsletter

By submitting your email address you are consenting to receive email notifications from IDG. You may withdraw your consent at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information.
See All Newsletters »