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[Androidized] The $400 High-End Android Tablets Are Coming

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Acer just announced that it’s going to ship it’s Acer Iconia A500 by the end of the month, a tablet that has pretty much all the high-end features that Xoom has, for only $450. And they are not the only ones.
Source: http://www.androidized.com/the-400-h...ts-are-coming/
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What's the point of this when you can buy an ultraportable for the same price?
    
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What's the point of this when you can buy an ultraportable for the same price?
some people just want it because of the touch screen, which most ultraportable dont have.
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What's the point of this when you can buy an ultraportable for the same price?
This. Touchscreens are nice on 3" smartphones, but anything larger is just fingerprints everywhere and less precise than a mouse.
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This. Touchscreens are nice on 3" smartphones, but anything larger is just fingerprints everywhere and less precise than a mouse.
There's a big difference between a PC with a touchscreen, and a PC with only a touchscreen.
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There's a big difference between a PC with a touchscreen, and a PC with only a touchscreen.
Yea, I am going to have to agree with you with that one... surfing the net from my pad is just a completely different feel from my desktop. just using a touchscreen to browse the web is, dare I say it, more enjoyable than browsing from any sort of laptop, ultraportable, or desktop.
     
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This. Touchscreens are nice on 3" smartphones, but anything larger is just fingerprints everywhere and less precise than a mouse.
Try using a mouse standing up, on a sofa, or on a bus.
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Yea, I am going to have to agree with you with that one... surfing the net from my pad is just a completely different feel from my desktop. just using a touchscreen to browse the web is, dare I say it, more enjoyable than browsing from any sort of laptop, ultraportable, or desktop.
You must not surf the same way I do.... I need more screen resolution and an easy way to open lots of tabs. I can't get that on a tablet. Not to mention I can't have dual monitors on a tablet. It just sounds way too limiting.
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If you're in a place that a notebook can't be used comfortably you probably didn't need to get on it anyways.
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tablets are for mobility, if you just stay home then don't get it....
    
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