13 tablets you have never heard of

You know the iPad. And the Kindle Fire. And Barnes & Noble's Nook. But there are plenty of other devices vying for a piece -- however tiny -- of the $29 billion tablet market.

If you've paid attention to the shelves behind your pharmacy counter recently, you may have noticed something odd among the extra-strength cold syrup and cheap earbuds. Inexpensive tablets -- sometimes with unreal sounding names -- have proliferated. They're fighting to pick up the very low end of the $29 billion market created by the likes of Apple's iPad and Amazon's Kindle Fire. Check out some of the most unglamorous, unsung tablets you've likely never heard of.



By JP Mangalindan @FortuneMagazine - Last updated November 21 2011: 11:39 AM ET
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