Apple's new iPad may be getting all the attention, but it's not the only noteworthy tablet hitting the market this year.
Apple's new iPad may be getting all the attention, but it's not the only noteworthy tablet hitting the market this year. In fact, a slew of other companies are rolling out offerings to catch the tablet wave. Here are four to watch.
1. Notion Ink Adam
With the press of a button, the 1.7-pound Adam switches from low-power e-paper to full color. Unlike the iPad, the Adam, due in June, has a camera, an HDMI port, and a memory card slot. COST: Unavailable at presstime; Notion Ink says it will be competitive with the iPad, which starts at $499.
2. Lenovo Ideapad S10-3T
This 3-pound tablet has a physical keyboard and a 10-inch display that swivels to switch from laptop to tablet. Other features include Quick Start, for going online without booting into Windows 7, and DirectShare, for syncing files. A charge lasts seven hours, compared with 10 on the iPad. COST: $499
The JooJoo's 12.1-inch screen is great for streaming high-definition video. The 2.4-pound tablet, which has shortcuts to Twitter, Hulu, and Facebook, is all about the Web; it promises to get users online in nine seconds. Unlike the iPad, it has a webcam -- but it has only five hours of battery life. COST: $499
4. Entourage Edge
A so-called dualbook, the eDGe has two screens: a 9.7-inch eInk display for reading books and a 10.1-inch LCD for surfing the Web. The 3-pound device has a camera and runs on Google Android, giving users access to apps. It lasts 16 hours in eReader mode and six hours in color. COST: $499
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