The Lenovo IdeaPad U1 Hybrid device, which combines LePad, a 10-inch Android-powered tablet (top) with a Windows-powered base station (bottom), is on display on media preview day at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada January 4, 2010. Currently the IdeaPad U1 is only for sale in China but is due to be released in the U.S. later this year.
The BlackBerry PlayBook, a 7-inch tablet from RIM due out in early 2011. The front of the PlayBook includes a 7-inch capacitive touch screen, a stereo pair of speakers on the right and left bezel, and a front-facing 3MP camera capable of recording 1080p video. Interestingly, the touch control extends beyond the screen into the surrounding frame, allowing for swipe gestures that begin "off the page," such as pulling up the lower left corner to reveal a keyboard.
The Motorola Xoom Android Honeycomb tablet is the first to run Google's tablet-optimized Honeycomb version of Android. It is due out in the first quarter of 2011, available on Verizon. The Xoom HD dock accessory allows you to charge the tablet, as well as send audio and video out over standard HDMI. The back of the Xoom includes a 5MP camera with dual LED flash and stereo speakers.