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Well I have read various articles regarding the Win 8 Tablets. Quite frankly I can't believe that there isn't more hype & anticipation about these??

I paid for the Pre-Order Samsung Ativ Pro 700T today. According the Amazon rep I possibly could have it to me as soon as the release date (this Friday). A full OS with 4 GB of DDR3, 9 hours of Battery??

I'm stoked as I'm always using my laptop for personal, and business use. I already threw my Ipad 3 up on Ebay as now I can use the Samsung for entertainment and work!

What say you?

-Scoob






Edited by Scooby-Snack - 10/23/12 at 4:42pm
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I've pre-ordered about 2 of these already! I've always needed a laptop but this I think would be better off. Also pre-ordered another one for a family member that really isn't into computers, the whole Windows 8 thing will really improve their experience. biggrin.gif
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I've pre-ordered about 2 of these already! I've always needed a laptop but this I think would be better off. Also pre-ordered another one for a family member that really isn't into computers, the whole Windows 8 thing will really improve their experience. biggrin.gif

I'm with ya! I have always wanted a tablet that could do it all! I think Microsoft has really created and inovated something pretty awesome here! I think Apple will have to pay close attention if the word gets out and the device performs as I have seen on Youtube. The OS / tablet appears to be very fluid -
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Originally Posted by Xata View Post

I've pre-ordered about 2 of these already! I've always needed a laptop but this I think would be better off. Also pre-ordered another one for a family member that really isn't into computers, the whole Windows 8 thing will really improve their experience. biggrin.gif

pre-ordered ABOUT 2 of these? how can you pre order about 2 of something? haha

not bashing just kinda found it funny
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Preordered a surface for delivery with the touch keyboard! Lots of reviews are in, including videos on youtube. Looking like good stuff so far.
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Still waiting on reports regarding battery life and heat. Otherwise, I'm definitely getting one. Currently considering either the Asus Taichi or the Asus Transformer Book.
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I have preordered Acer Iconia W700 with core i5 and 128gb ssd. Too bad it's not released until 14th November here in Sweden, but at least I'll be able to read the reviews. Although I don't see how can a full Windows 8 tablet get bad reviews smile.gif
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pre-ordered ABOUT 2 of these? how can you pre order about 2 of something? haha
not bashing just kinda found it funny

Ah thank I realize that now, but hey. biggrin.gif
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I'll be picking up a Surface Pro when it comes out if and only if Microsoft prices it within the realm of reasonability.
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I want to get one right away but I might as well just wait till Silvermount Atom cpu's drop. Not impressed with the ARM performance yet, Tegra 3 was never that impressive to me and the current Atom chips they plan on tossing into these things are not only a heck of a lot faster then any arm chip out right now when it comes to core performance and the high clocked PowerVR SGX 545 is faster then what the tegra 3 is already offering in graphic performance. Already considering a first gen atom tablet if the price is right, but I think i'll wait to the much improved silvermount arch. Hoping Lenovo makes a decent thinkpad tablet with a dockable keyboard/base instead of a separate wireless keyboard by then.

Can't wait to replace my huge laptop with a hybrid tablet/notebook.
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