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I'm torn between two options:

Lenovo X220t (tablet pc) and the new MBA

The upside to the tablet would be to take my notes digitally in class and the MBA's only real upside is OS X.

I'm not going to be gaming, it's a simple computer strictly for watching movies, taking notes, writing papers, and maybe the occasional angry birds.

Thanks
post #2 of 6
I hate to say it but for what you're doing the MbA almost sounds better.
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Originally Posted by railfan844 View Post
I hate to say it but for what you're doing the MbA almost sounds better.
Why?
post #4 of 6
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Originally Posted by ca.j.stokes View Post
Why?
Well normally I consider Apple's computers overpriced and underpowered, but if you don't need that "productivity" stuff I would go for the MB.
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post #5 of 6
MBA FTW, unless you like the Asus Transformer for some reason I'm in love with it but I don't own one. xD
Either way I agree w/ the others The Macbook Air seems to suit your needs more.
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post #6 of 6
You will always pay more for Mac, you will always get less productivity with Pads, so why not get an inexpensive quality Ideapad laptop from Lenovo?
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