Can't wait until the new Windows 8 tablets are released in the fall? These currently available tablets can handle the beta version of the OS now.
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Form factor: Tablet
Weight: 3.5 lbs
Processor: AMD C-50 @ 1 GHz
Storage: 32 GB
Display: 10.1-inch LCD; TFT Active Matrix
The lowdown: This is another purpose-built Windows tablet, but the Iconia W500 sets you back about one-third of what the Samsung Series 7 would. It's also the only AMD-powered unit in our lineup. With features like dual webcams and Dolby audio, Acer is aiming this tablet primarily at consumers, but it will run most Windows business apps.
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