Most Popular Tablet PCs of August 2009

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Welcome to the August 2009 Most Popular Tablet PCs list. This report is made using the total page-views each product page receives in one month; so each time someone clicks one of the product links, they are submitting a vote in our monthly rankings. This list doesn’t always show which models are the best selling, but instead the models that readers want to research the most.

While the HP Pavilion tx2500z still holds the #1 spot, the tx2000 finally dropped off the Top 10. With the tx2000 off the list, tablets 5 through 10 moved up one spot each, making room for the Wacom Cintiq 12WX to take the #10 spot.


1. HP Pavilion tx2500z (Still #1) – The HP Pavilion tx2500z tablet features an AMD Turion 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology processor, up to 4GB DDR2 system memory, ATI Mobile Radeon HD 3200 integrated graphics and a 12.1″ WXGA touchscreen/active digitizer display. It still maintains the same solid design and features as its predecessor, the tx2000 as well. HP Pavilion tx2500 Reviews / HP Pavilion tx2500 Opinions
2. Lenovo ThinkPad X200 The Lenovo X200 is a solid ThinkPad. It has the same plain black signature design and a solid keyboard and display. The ThinkPad X200 features an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, Windows Vista Business, 12.1″ WideView Standard WXGA display and a 80GB hard drive. It’s a business focused tablet, great for note-taking though. Lenovo ThinkPad X200 Reviews / Lenovo ThinkPad X200 Opinions
3. HP EliteBook 2730p  The HP EliteBook 2730p is an update to the 2710p tablet. It still has that great stainless steel look and solid design. The 2730p features Intel Core 2 Duo processors, up to 4GB of memory, up to 120GB 5400 rpm 1.8-inch SATA II hard drive and a 12.1-inch Illumi-Lite WXGA UWVA anti-glare display. A good travel companion tablet. HP EliteBook 2730p Reviews / HP EliteBook 2730p Opinions

4. Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 Tablet PC (Previously #5) – The LifeBook T5010 Tablet PC features a 13.3″ WXGA widescreen display with active digitizer, built-in modular bay, integrated wireless access and Intel Centrino 2 Processor Technology. This business focused tablet is great for taking notes and giving presentations. Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 Reviews / Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 Opinions

5. HP TouchSmart tx2z  (Previsouly #6) – With a convertible, swiveling 12.1″ touchscreen display, the TouchSmart tx2z functions as a notebook or a tablet PC. Digital pen is included and stored in the notebook’s base for note-taking and slate functions. Base model is equipped with 3GB memory and can be customized up to 8GB. Also features webcam, AMD dual-core processor, wireless Internet card and DVD burner. HP TouchSmart tx2z Reviews / HP TouchSmart tx2z Opinions

6. Dell Latitude XT2 (Previously #7) – The Dell Latitude XT2 features a 12.1″ display with multi-touch interface. Models will also feature up to 5GB of DDR3 system memory, full-sized keyboard and dual pointing devices, integrated fingerprint reader, and option of 4, 6 or 9-cell battery. Dell Latitude XT2 Reviews / Dell Latitude XT2 Opinions

7. Fujitsu LifeBook T2020 (Previously #8) – The LifeBook T2020 weighs a slender 3.5 lbs but features a substantially sized 12.1″ touchscreen display. It is also equipped with Windows Vista, integrated fingerprint sensor, embedded TPM, dedicated Smart Card slot, Fujitsu Security Application Panel, digital microphone and spill-resistant keyboard. Fujitsu LifeBook T2020 Reviews / Fujitsu LifeBook T2020 Opinions

8. Fujitsu LifeBook T1010 (Previously #9) – The Lifebook T1010 Tablet PC features Intel Centrino 2 Processor Technology, 13.3-inch WXGA display, Genuine Windows Vista Business Service Pack 1, and
up to 2 GB DDR3-1066 SDRAM memory.
Fujitsu LifeBook T1010 Reviews / Fujitsu LifeBook T1010 Opinions

9. Fujitsu LifeBook P1620 (Previously  #10) – The Lifebook P1620 Tablet PC has an Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Ultra Low Voltage U7600 with 1.20 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, and 533 MHz FSB. It has an 8.9” WXGA touch screen display and Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950.
Fujitsu LifeBook P1620 Reviews / Fujitsu LifeBook P1620 Opinions

10. Wacom Cintiq 12WX (New to the top 10) – At 4.4 pounds, the Cintiq 12WX combines a wide-format 12.1″ TFT LCD, “pen-point” accuracy, fast cursor control, and 1,024 levels of pressure-sensitivity on the pen tip and eraser.
Wacom Cintiq 12WX Reviews / Wacom Cintiq 12WX Opinions

Below are the tablets that just missed the spot on the Top 10 list of August:


11. Asus Eee PC T91 – 1,097 unique views
12. Samsung Q1UP-V – 1,042 unique views
13. Motion Computing F5 – 835 unique views
14. Toshiba Portege M750 – 768 unique views
15. Armor X10 – 600 unique views
16. HP Pavilion tx2600 – 522 unique views
17. Fujitsu Lifebook A6230 – 507 unique views
18. Armor C12 – 317 unique views
19. MobileDemand xTablet T8600 – 298 unique views
20. Motion Computing J3400 – 227 unique views




The prior month’s “Top 10” list can be found here: Most Popular Tablet PCs of July 2009. This list is a good start to find your perfect tablet. For more personalized recommendations based on your specific needs visit our “What Tablet PC Should I Buy” forum.



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