Tablets are taking over the mobile market. The most popular one of course is Apple’s latest edition, the iPad 2, but it certainly isn’t the only one that has caught America’s attention. As the second one out the gate, the Samsung Galaxy Tab will also be introducing its newest version this summer, along with new entries by HP and BlackBerry. Plus, we can’t forget Motorola‘s fine contribution from February. With so many new introductions this spring and summer, consumers looking to purchase a tablet will have a lot to consider. Here is a rundown of what we believe are the top five options in the category. When you’re done with the slideshow, join us on BE Insider to discuss which one you think will work best for you and why.
Marcia is a multimedia content producer focusing on technology at Black Enterprise Magazine. In this capacity she writes and assigns stories to educate readers about social media; digital integration; gadgets, apps, and software for business and professional development; minority tech startups; and careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). In 2012, she received two Salute to Excellence Awards from the National Association of Black Journalists and was recognized by Blacks in Technology (BiT) as one of the Top 10 Black achievers in the tech arena for 2011 at SXSW in Austin, Texas. She has spoken about technology on panels for New York Social Media Week, at The 2012 Rainbow/PUSH Wall Street Summit, as well as at Black Enterprise'ss Entrepreneurs Conference and Women of Power Summit. In 2011, SocialWayne.com chose her as one of 28 People of Color Impacting the Social Web, and through crowdsourcing she was listed as one of BlackWeb2.0's/HP's 50 Most Notable African American Tastemakers in Social Media and Technology for 2010. Since taking on the role of Tech editor in September 2010, she has conceived and produced five cover stories on Technology and/or STEM and countless articles, videos, and slideshows online.