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post #1 of 52
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Hey,

Ok, i'm looking for a touchscreen tablet to service my needs, but not sure which one to buy, i mainly want it for reading e-books and watching movies, i also want a 10" screen and a good amount of storage, i also dont wanna spend an outrageous amount of money.

I'm from Aus, so that will change the pricing of the tablets linked somewhat...

I also dont know many of the different brands available (iPad is a given, but i have heard "transformer, and Xoom...)

Please support your opinion with reviews and/or youtube videos (to demonstrate smoothness and functionability) where applicable.

Sincerely

Ishinomori

Note: Posts helpful in making my final decision will be rep'd accordingly
post #2 of 52
Asus Prime - best hardware, nice and fast
Transformer is another good option. Prime is the newest but the transformer is still nice for what you want.

I say go with the prime though because it will be nice for the future as well. But if not def. look into the transformer which is lovely (i had that before getting the prime) you can find them decently priced too!
Edited by adamkatt - 12/10/11 at 9:04pm
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post #3 of 52
I would wait a few weeks until ICS comes out for tablets.
post #4 of 52
Transformer Prime is a boss but a bit pricey. You can find good deals on the original Transformer these days. I also personally like the Galaxy 10.1 from Samsung...
post #5 of 52
Personally love the iPad. Its much better for Movies. If you are going to use it at hope iPad is a must. You can download this App called AirVideo and you can watch any format you want from the PC and you dont need to transfer. It can also convert as you go and transfer it latter if you go outside.
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Asus Prime - best hardware, nice and fast
Transformer is another good option. Prime is the newest but the transformer is still nice for what you want.

I've been playing with the Asus Transformer at work. Really liking it. (I'm from Aus too) but as stated above, the Prime version is the newer, better one. But we have to wait for it here in Australia.
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post #7 of 52
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I've been playing with the Asus Transformer at work. Really liking it. (I'm from Aus too) but as stated above, the Prime version is the newer, better one. But we have to wait for it here in Australia.

Any time on a release date in Aus?

Its supposed to be my Chrissy present from my parents, so yeah, i need to pick on soonish
post #8 of 52
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Personally love the iPad. Its much better for Movies. If you are going to use it at hope iPad is a must. You can download this App called AirVideo and you can watch any format you want from the PC and you dont need to transfer. It can also convert as you go and transfer it latter if you go outside.

?? if you mean because of the screen, the transformer has an IPS panel too, and its gorgeous.

the transformer prime is the best tablet imo.

the galaxy tab and original transformer is awesome, get them cheap too.

i got mine black friday, and the keyboard dock

extra 8hours/keyboard. its amazing man
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post #9 of 52
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The thing is, im not looking for the "best" im looking for something to service my needs at a reasonable price.
post #10 of 52
Theres only one to pick from the asus prime, everything esle is obsolete imo
    
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