2011 Tablet Release Schedule

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Have you had trouble keeping up with details on new devices, like when they’ll be available and how much they’ll cost and which version of Android they’ll be running? Now that tablet season is in full swing there are literally dozens of tablets in the pipeline, and TabletPCReview has compiled a helpful schedule of announced releases through fall 2011.

Having traveled to the depths of the TabletPCReview archives, we’ve emerged with info on more than 35 tablets and developed the following comprehensive list.

Just to briefly describe the formatting/establish a rough legend for this chart: If a field is left blank it means that no information on that detail was available at the time of this writing. If something is in italics, that means it has been rumored, but not confirmed by the manufacturer or some other bona fide source. If you see this symbol ~ in front of a number, it means approximately, and most frequently appears before prices calculated based on exchange rates from a foreign market.

Enough of that; here’s what 2011 looks like:

Company Name OS Release Date Price
Acer Iconia W500 Windows 7 Out Now $500
RIM BlackBerry PlayBook BlackBerry Tablet OS Out Now $500 (starting price)
LG G-Slate Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) Out Now $530 (subsidized)
Acer Iconia A500 Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) Out Now $450
Acer Iconia-6120 Windows 7 April, 2011 $1,200
ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) April 26, 2011 $400 (16 GB starting price)

Lenovo

ThinkPad X220 Windows 7 April, 2011 $1,200
Gigabyte S1080 Windows 7 May, 2011 ~$787
Netbook Navigator NAV7 Windows 7 May, 2011 $650 (starting price)
HTC Flyer Android 2.3/3.0 Spring, 2011
Acer Iconia A501 Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) Q2, 2011
ASUS Eee Pad Slider Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) Q2, 2011 $500-$800
Motion CL900 Windows 7 Q2, 2011 <$1,000
ASUS Eee Pad MeMO Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) Q2 or Q3, 2011 $500-$700
MSI Windpad Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) June 1, 2011 $400
MSI Windpad AMD Brazos Processor Windows 7 June 1, 2011 $400-$550
MSI Windpad Intel Processor Windows 7 June 1, 2011 $550
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) June 8, 2011 $500 (16 GB Wi-Fi)
Archos Gen 9 Tablets (2) Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) June, 2011 ~$566
Dell 10-Inch Android Tablet Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) June, 2011
HP TouchPad webOS June, 2011 $700
Lenovo LePad Android 2.2 (Froyo) June, 2011 $400-$450
Gigabyte 7-Inch Android Tablet Android 2.2 (Froyo) July, 2011 <$400
Gigabyte 10-Inch Android Tablet Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) July, 2011 <$400
HTC EVO View 4G Android 2.2/2.3 Summer, 2011
RIM BlackBerry 4G PlayBook BlackBerry Tablet OS Summer, 2011
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) Summer, 2011 $470 (starting price)
Gigabyte Dual-Boot Tablet Windows 7 and Android ??? October, 2011 <$400
Dell 10-Inch Windows 7 Tablet Windows 7 Fall, 2011
Sony S1 Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) Fall, 2011 $600
Sony S2 Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) Fall, 2011 $700
Samsung 7 Series Slider PC Windows 7 Originally slated for March, 2011 $700
Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 Windows 7
Google/LG Nexus Tablet Android ???
HP EliteBook 2760p Windows 7
Lenovo IdeaPad Slate Windows 7
Motorola Xoom WiMAX from Sprint Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)
Panasonic Viera Tablet Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Toshiba 10.1-Inch Tablet Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)

Last updated April 28, 2011

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