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I am trying to decide between Asus Transformer or the Thinkpad x120e

im not sure if I want to go to a tablet or laptop

I want to just have something mobile to browse the internet and do some word documents when im at a coffee shop etc.

they are around the same price i just want some advice
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I am trying to decide between Asus Transformer or the Thinkpad x120e

im not sure if I want to go to a tablet or laptop

I want to just have something mobile to browse the internet and do some word documents when im at a coffee shop etc.

they are around the same price i just want some advice
Obviously get the ThinkPad X120e. I don't know how you're even considering the Eee Pad, lol.

It's immensely more functional. I don't think you'd really need a rundown of it, it's a pretty obvious choice. Also, the X120e is an ultraportable, not a netbook.
    
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yea but the tablet has a lot better battery life...
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yea but the tablet has a lot better battery life...
Not really. 3 hours more, sure, but it's not that much more. I'd rather kill myself than have to use a tablet for nine hours, though. The X120e is more than enough to get through a typical day. 6 hours of battery life is more than enough, especially since I don't think you'll have it turned on all day; you'll put it to sleep sometimes.

The capabilities you lose by getting a tablet are simply not worth it, IMO. Also, how are you planning on using productivity programs on a tablet?
    
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