Editors' note: This post was originally published August 8, 2011, but was updated April 19, 2012, with new products.
The iPad may be the most popular tablet out there, but there are still a few features it's missing. And competitors haven't been shy about pointing them out.
One feature still lacking from Apple's tablet is an integrated HDMI output. Sure, they'll sell you a $40 adapter cable or a $99 Apple TV that can connect to your iPad wirelessly, but there's no direct way to connect your iPad to a TV right out of the box.
Fortunately, there are plenty of non-Apple tablets that deliver an HDMI connection. Having a built-in HDMI output on your tablet makes it easy to share slideshows on a family TV, play videos at a friend's house, or display documents or presentations at company meetings.
With so many tablets on the market striving for an edge over the iPad, HDMI connectivity is a fairly common feature for high-end Android tablets. Still, some tablets pull off this feature better than others. To help you sort out which tablets do the best job of getting your tablet media onto your TV, check out this roundup of tablets with HDMI.… Read more