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LOL. Look at my pic, tell me what you see.
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But isn't SP really a hybrid tablet? In my mind it takes more sense to compare apples to apples.

Regardless of OEM choice, it's an amazing feeling to run SW2012 smoothly on a tablet.

If you read up a little bit you would see I was responding to someone comparing Surface RT to Surface Pro and saying RT is a far superior product, I responded that it is all a matter of whether you judge them as tablets or as ultrabook replacements.
Edited by sherlock - 2/10/13 at 8:26pm
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If you read up a little bit you would see I was responding to someone comparing Surface RT to Surface Pro and saying RT is a far superior product, I responded that it is all a matter of whether you judge them as tablets or as hybrids/ultrabook replacements.
I did read that. I just kind of un-read it, too biggrin.gif

Whenever anybody challenges that the iPad or other traditional tab is superior, I place my hand flat on the screen, sign my name with a thick pen in OneNote, flip my MotionComputing stylus around, erase what I wrote, then look at them and tell them to repeat what they said. Works every time.
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Merged with the other article posted from appleinsider.
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LOL. Look at my pic, tell me what you see.

Oops. My mistake, thought it was using atom.
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Oops. My mistake, thought it was using atom.

You got fooled by SKUing, the 500T is running Atom, the one he owns is 700T.
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You got fooled by SKUing, the 500T is running Atom, the one he owns is 700T.

I had both for a few weeks wink.gif The atom is actually on par with C2D in terms of capability. It would run SW2007 without complaint or much lag. SW2012.... not so much.

Hopefully SPGen2 will have an 11.6" option, or an overall form factor equal to a sheep of paper. Onenote on a 10.6" tab is way too small once you've tasted the 11.6" form factor.
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I had both for a few weeks wink.gif The atom is actually on par with C2D in terms of capability. It would run SW2007 without complaint or much lag. SW2012.... not so much.

Hopefully SPGen2 will have an 11.6" option, or an overall form factor equal to a sheep of paper. Onenote on a 10.6" tab is way too small once you've tasted the 11.6" form factor.

Yes the Sammy does have its strong points(larger screen/larger battery/real laptop keyboard), but I think some people will be turned off by the 3.5lb combined weight of Tablet+Keyboard Dock when Surface+Type cover is only 2.5lbs.
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btw I got my surface yesterday. the thing is a beast! it's not even running hot. dunno about battery life but it was really good imho. (I've never owned a tablet before though) it lasts a lot longer than my laptop and felt really snappy. the SSD that came with it is really fast
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I had both for a few weeks wink.gif The atom is actually on par with C2D in terms of capability. It would run SW2007 without complaint or much lag. SW2012.... not so much.

Hopefully SPGen2 will have an 11.6" option, or an overall form factor equal to a sheep of paper. Onenote on a 10.6" tab is way too small once you've tasted the 11.6" form factor.

Yes the Sammy does have its strong points(larger screen/larger battery/real laptop keyboard), but I think some people will be turned off by the 3.5lb combined weight of Tablet+Keyboard Dock when Surface+Type cover is only 2.5lbs.

...Seriously? That's lightweight.
For us Metric users, that's 1.5Kg...The cups I use weigh more when I have a coffee.
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...Seriously? That's lightweight.
For us Metric users, that's 1.5Kg...The cups I use weigh more when I have a coffee.

I know the first thing those SP > all people would bring up if I talk about ATIV 700T as a competitor with SP is "ZOMG it is BIGGER than SP UND 1LB HEAVIER with keyboard!!!". Not that I would mind that weight(the Dell Lattitude I would be replacing it with weighs more anyway), if I had to get Hybrid/Convertiable right now ATIV 700T would probably be my #1 choice, while Yoga and SPro fight it out for #2.
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