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I've decided to buy a tablet, but apart from the obvious choice of getting an overpriced ipad and dealing with apple, I wanted something else, I've looked at the transformer, thrive, the kindle fire, and a whole lot of other touch screen devices. I even read the reviews(lots)and still can't really decide on which one to get.

I would like in a tablet(primarily for browsing the net, light working, touchscreen gaming):
storage, the more the better
good functionality, I know this is subjective,
touchscreen, at least as responsive as the ipad
size of screen, doesn't really matter, unless it's tiny, then no
performance, not that important but still would be nice
apps, I would like them
overall satisfaction, again very subjective, but I'm still interested in you opinions.


I guess I'm planning to spend than $500, the limit(I guess I can go over it a little). If you guys own a tablet, can you give feedback on your's and recommend?
   
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I just received my transformer prime.
This thing is great.
Do a search and see how this compares to the ipad.
If you ask me, it beats it easily.


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Quote:
Originally Posted by dimwit13 View Post

I just received my transformer prime.
This thing is great.
Do a search and see how this compares to the ipad.
If you ask me, it beats it easily.


-dimwit-

did you get the docking station? I think it's out of my price range
   
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Originally Posted by InterestedThirdParty View Post

did you get the docking station? I think it's out of my price range

no, i didnt pick the dock up-yet.
i plan on waiting for a few weeks to see if i really need it.
as of now, the on screen keyboard is working out fine, but i would like to have the extra battery life and the usb port.
the 32gig model is $499 and $149 for the dock.

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heres my thoughts
a- anti apple
b- asking others to tell you what device you want
c- get the ipad! thumb.gif

ps. that will be 25dollars wink.gif
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post #6 of 16
Pretty much all of the tegra 2 tablets match/beat he ipad. (Assuming iPad2)

If you want somehing that completely destroys it, anything tegra3 based should do. Such as transformer prime.
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Mhm Transformer prime for sure.
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I think I'm going with the transformer prime, thanks for all your help!
Quote:
Originally Posted by specops View Post

heres my thoughts
a- anti apple
b- asking others to tell you what device you want
c- get the ipad! thumb.gif

ps. that will be 25dollars wink.gif

sure, do you want that in check, paypal, or my foot up your bum. thumb.gifwink.gif
   
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Quote:
Originally Posted by InterestedThirdParty View Post

I think I'm going with the transformer prime, thanks for all your help!

you will love it!!!
still trying to figure it all out myself.


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