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[Gizmo]Why Not To Buy An Android Tablet This Summer

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As summer approaches, the number of Android Honeycomb tablet on the market continues to rise. These tablets include the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer, Acer Iconia Tab, LG G-Slate, Toshiba Thrive and Motorola Xoom. Another thing these tablets have in common is that they all pack dual-core processors under the hood, making them stand apart from older generation tablets. Well history is about to repeat itself as NVIDIA showed us today.
I saw a few articles from a few months when searching, but most of them were rumors about how the quad was magically going to be slower than the dual-core. I think the video shows a lot.


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post #2 of 36
Because I'll be buying the iPad 3?

1:43: Pounding the cores of Kal-el
Edited by PoopaScoopa - 5/30/11 at 10:42am
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Yup I think the start of quad core tablets will be the day I finally consider getting one. Wow these are going to eat the iPad whole.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 5/30/11 at 10:53am
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Meh, would I need that much power on the go? How much will it cost me?
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Meh, would I need that much power on the go? How much will it cost me?
Why wouldn't you want this much power for a on the go device? IMO,it shouldn't cost much more than current tablets.
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I say this all the time.

You can play the waiting game forever, and never win.

Seriously, if i listened to everyone that said to wait, i would never buy anything. There is always something new coming out. I said screw it, and bought a xoom a few months back, Tegra2 ain't no slouch.
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Already deleted posts in here - keep it in line folks.
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I say this all the time.

You can play the waiting game forever, and never win.

Seriously, if i listened to everyone that said to wait, i would never buy anything. There is always something new coming out. I said screw it, and bought a xoom a few months back, Tegra2 ain't no slouch.
People who wait are people who can't afford it, just dry internet talk. If they had the dough they could buy the latest gadgets and when the next version/revision comes out, purchase the new one and sell the old one online. And since they can't afford to incur the loss in difference they can afford to keep playing the waiting game.
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post #9 of 36
I haven't been impressed with the Android tablets thus far anyway
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Screw that, I still have my Eee Pad Transformer and will wait for ASUS to release a Tegra 4 Logan tablet in 2 years.
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