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Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post
Yeah, for real.

I'm still skeptical. So you have a brand new hardware platform that's faster than the previous release. I'm waiting to see how that's going to be advantageous for tablets, at least at the price point that's quoted, but also in general.
For playing 1080P movies on a TV as a HTPC.
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For playing 1080P movies on a TV as a HTPC.
My transformer will play 1080p movies just fine, you just have to use something other than AC3 for audio.
    
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yeah, i'm buying this...love my wifes transformer, now i can say mine is better because it has 4 cores, haha.
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So I should wait till this one comes out? Mkay. ^_^

Was contemplating on getting a tablet but yeah... not yet...

Either this or the Fire Kindle thingy will be mine. >:}
     
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So I should wait till this one comes out? Mkay. ^_^

Was contemplating on getting a tablet but yeah... not yet...

Either this or the Fire Kindle thingy will be mine. >:}
If you're concerned about price, go with the Fire. If spending as little as possible isn't an issue, then I'd get a higher-end tablet.

The biggest issues with the fire (IMHO) are:
-lack of a memory card slot (and the fire comes with only 8GB internal storage)
-lack of bluetooth support

Those down-sides are assuming that the tablet will be used for portable media consumption away from a network connection (personally, I like to have lots of movies/shows/media on my tablet for use while traveling).

If neither of those are a problem, then the fire looks like a great choice.
    
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post #26 of 32
ASUS is on a roll. The original Transformer ( I have one and love it), the Zenbook, the Slider and now the Transformer Prime. Wow, impressive stuff.

I think my next buy will be the Zenbook. I think I will manage with my current Transformer until I see what happens with Windows 8 and tablets. Only because I already dropped the money on the Transformer that I have.
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ASUS is on a roll. The original Transformer ( I have one and love it), the Zenbook, the Slider and now the Transformer Prime. Wow, impressive stuff.

I think my next buy will be the Zenbook. I think I will manage with my current Transformer until I see what happens with Windows 8 and tablets. Only because I already dropped the money on the Transformer that I have.
Agreed.

I'm curious how the tablet arena might progress given the promises of windows 8.

I imagine easily what might be the case (for me), since I already have my TF, I would likely bypass any of the android-based tablets that come before windows 8, and see what the situation looks like then.

Not that I love throwing my money at windows, but I'd gladly take a windows tablet with windows "functionality" (for lack of a better term) than an android--though I do like my android TF...
    
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So this will come out May?
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So this will come out May?
This month.
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Now we are talking! Very sexy.
And no matter what: It has a quadcore
Just wondering if the D14 fits
Edited by Mr.Eiht - 11/3/11 at 1:00pm
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