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I remember a lot of people talking crap about this without seeing the specs... wonder what they're saying now?
Funny, I remember a lot of people talking crap about this because there was some indications that the price was around $800 with the dock.
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post #12 of 67
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What OS does this have? Android 3.0? This might be a cheaper and better alternative for me instead of there i5 tablet
Yep. Honeycomb = Android 3
post #13 of 67
I think somebody mentioned on Engadget (or Android Central, I forgot) how this tablet weighs 2.2lbs. In comparison, the first-gen iPad weighed 1.8.

Also, this thing apparently has a hard drive? That may explain the lower price, but that also means you can't jostle it around too much while on the move.

EDIT: Whoops. According to another comment on Engadget, that weight is with the docking station; without it, it's 1.56lbs.
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I think somebody mentioned on Engadget (or Android Central, I forgot) how this tablet weighs 2.2lbs. In comparison, the first-gen iPad weighed 1.8.

Also, this thing apparently has a hard drive? That may explain the lower price, but that also means you can't jostle it around too much while on the move.

EDIT: Whoops. According to another comment on Engadget, that weight is with the docking station; without it, it's 1.56lbs.
I don't think it has a HDD since its only 16gb
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I don't think it has a HDD since its only 16gb
Typical best buy typo It's a 16gb eMMC
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post #16 of 67
I am so getting this. Those features for only $400? Incredible move there, ASUS.
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post #17 of 67
Wait if best buy has it at $400, that must means it's really about $50 elsewhere!

Hehe, this is tempting, I might get one myself
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post #18 of 67
I like where this pricing is going.
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post #19 of 67
Whoa I've always wanted a little netbook for school and this looks perfect. Could double as a book reader in class, too. This counts as a netbook right?
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Whoa I've always wanted a little netbook for school and this looks perfect. Could double as a book reader in class, too. This counts as a netbook right?
Just wait til someone hacks Ubuntu onto there
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