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post #21 of 170
Very interested to see reviews, the RT is awesome, and it's ultrabook pricing so not too bad, love the idea of having it as a sketch book.
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I agree. $1000 will get you a similarly spec'd ultrabook... which has a keyboard. Is the touch/type cover so expensive to make that they can't include it? Maybe it's the premium for it being a tablet, but I feel like an ultrabook price should get you an ultrabook!

im with you. i've been eyeballing the leveno yoga 13, which for the same price you get a bigger screen, somewhat better specs, mor storage, and its a keyboard and a tablet!
post #23 of 170
It's been a couple year since I've owned a laptop....and my Android tablet is showing it's age, it doesn't have the power and functionality I want and need. The Surface is very appealing to me at this point.
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It's been a couple year since I've owned a laptop....and my Android tablet is showing it's age, it doesn't have the power and functionality I want and need. The Surface is very appealing to me at this point.

You're considering a Surface? May I ask which Android tablet you're replacing? Just curious. I just bought myself an ASUS TF101 for an EXCELLENT price and have been very pleased so far.
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post #25 of 170
man....if i wasnt going to LA next year for vacation I would really consider spending my tax return on one of these....alittle on the high end of price but considering its got the same specs as most ultra books for around 1000....hmmm
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post #26 of 170
Morons. People are going to choose Apple over MS on the price alone. Surface has bombed any ways and it will be even worse when this turd releases. They are seriously smoking crack if they think people will pay up to 1k for a tablet. They are living in bizarre o land.
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Morons. People are going to choose Apple over MS on the price alone. Surface has bombed any ways and it will be even worse when this turd releases. They are seriously smoking crack if they think people will pay up to 1k for a tablet. They are living in bizarre o land.
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In the past you would be right but it is a full PC.
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Morons. People are going to choose Apple over MS on the price alone. Surface has bombed any ways and it will be even worse when this turd releases. They are seriously smoking crack if they think people will pay up to 1k for a tablet. They are living in bizarre o land.

yea, i honestly think you are looking at it wrong, is it a tablet? yes, but it has specs of a full blown laptop, and acts as a full blown computer, i have been contemplation on getting a tablet for work, since i work as a security guard and am bored half of the time, so i needed something that was 10 inches max, now i was going to settle on an ipad or surface rt since i thought it would take forever for the surface to come out, but now that it is coming out in Jan, im really happy as i can be working and doing things i would do on my home computer (for the most part) but at work, and it does not look like i am using a laptop witch people would start questioning my performance at work lol, so a 10 inch full pc tablet is perfect for me, and i would have paid 1200 for the thing, and 1080p res? wow. are their other pc tablets out their? yea, but i like my tech to also look good and sleek, and this is that.

by the way, does this have an ips panel?

sorry for the grammar im on my phone.
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I think it's a cool device, but how do you justify to consumers to spend $300 extra for a "new" untested device compared to what they consider is the best on the market (ipads, which is tried and tested tech)?

I would buy one, if it had windows 7. I'm quite partial to the Win8 aesthetics =P
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post #30 of 170
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You guys could always do what I did....
I purchased an Acer W500 back in March in preparation for Windows 8
What I did to it was Upgrade the Msata SSD from 32GBs to 240 ( Muskin) and installed Windows 8 Pro... This Acer is just as good as that Surface PRO, may not have the same processing power but it will definitely keep up with the Surface Pro.
As you can see, it's good enough to do ALOT of things.
The Acer W500 are kind of rare now since some deal came out ... something like the W500 went on sale for a Discounted price and came with a copy of win8 or something...
thumb.gif I love this thing now! Works great too!
Edit: Also since my upgrade ... as in the OS and the drive ... went from Win 7 to Win8 and newer SSD My Tablet gets a max of 5hrs sometimes a bit more... so not GREAT, but it is a good alternative. Considering the power of this thing and the power of a Surface I don't really see either getting 8hrs battery life with it running in High Performance at all times.
Keep up with the Surface Pro in terms of what? Battery Life?
What is "ALOT of things"?
Why are you comparing a low-end tablet to a high end one?
Edited by Bitech - 11/29/12 at 1:59pm
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