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Old 02-20-2012, 07:33 PM   #1
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I'm planning on getting wifi tablet with a camera to carry with me at work. My wife has a iPod and I really don't want to pay for another data package plan.
My budget is $200 and the feature I really need is a descent camera and 10" screen would be nice. I've looked on eBay, amazon and everywhere else and I'm just completely dum founded with all the tablets that are available.
I've looked into the Superpad/flytouch 3 and seems good middle of road tablet, but I know theirs more out their and but I'm just lost.
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Old 02-21-2012, 11:41 AM   #2
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I bought the mid level Archos 101 tablet and it didn't work too well and that one is $250. I sold it and got a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 for $450 and it is night and day different. Just make sure you don't get a resistive screen, you want capacitive screen for better response, though resistive is going to make it cheaper. If you are going to use it all the time I wouldn't go with a cheap tablet, you will want it to be able to support future upgrades and newer software.

I know people with Asus Transformer and Xoom and both like them also.

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Check out the blackberry playbook. It finally got upgraded with new features and is on the cheap. 2.0 came out today.
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I was a huge iPad fan until I got a MacBook pro quad core for Christmas. It does everything so damn well and spanks the competition. Thanks inner10. Laptop has full control

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I was a huge iPad fan until I hot a MacBook pro quad core for Christmas. It does everything so damn well and spanks the competition. Thanks inner10. Laptop has full control
Just wait until you try a think pad
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Check out the blackberry playbook. It finally got upgraded with new features and is on the cheap. 2.0 came out today.
I saw it on best buy and I'm leaning towards the playbook at the moment.

I'll like to get a Xoom, iPad or other high end tablet, but I want a mid range one so that I could give it to my daughter later on and then upgrade to high end tablet.
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I saw it on best buy and I'm leaning towards the playbook at the moment.
Don't waste your time, I got one sitting here from when they were blown out at 200 bucks. Its a great piece of hardware, brilliant OS, but no apps. You think blackberry app world is thin on apps the playbook is worthless. Unless project dingleberry comes full circle and we can run Android on them save your money.

There are a host of cheap tablets but you can get a brand spanking new Motorola Xoom WiFi at Costco for 399.99 Canadian.
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I saw it on best buy and I'm leaning towards the playbook at the moment.

I'll like to get a Xoom, iPad or other high end tablet, but I want a mid range one so that I could give it to my daughter later on and then upgrade to high end tablet.
I tried that but my kids wouldn't take it. Cheaper means less memory, slower processor, less support for upgrades. I listed it 8 times on craigslist until someone finally took it off my hands.
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If you want to only pay $200 then wait for the WikiPad to come out, if they decide to sell it without the gamepad you should be able to pick one up for $199, it features a glasses free 3-D screen. If you don't want to wait then the Kindle Fire rooted for $199 is a decent deal (My wife has one, not rooted) or jump up to a full price tablet, I have the Acer Iconia A500 and I will use that till I get a WikiPad. I also have a rooted nook color that my 5 year old uses as hers.
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Just wait for the IPad 3. Quad core, 8 mgpx camera and blah blah blah. Asus T Prime looked good but another fail for a proper Andoink roll out. Sad.
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And then when it is a year old and 4 comes out sell it for what you paid for it. Lol. Re sale is just that good.

Samsung CEO already state they are going to kill the tablets they do have.
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Samsung CEO already state they are going to kill the tablets they do have.
That's because they are stupid. Who leaves out expandable storage? I mean besides crapple.

The Note is going to be an epic phone, I REALLY REALLY want one.
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That's because they are stupid. Who leaves out expandable storage? I mean besides crapple.

The Note is going to be an epic phone, I REALLY REALLY want one.
How many apps does the s pen work with? How accurate is it. It's pretty bad.
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I love the note, just wish the s pen had better integration.
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I just hope the other carriers get it soon, I really don't want to go back to ATT
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It has me considering dumping the 4s. I tried te nexus but it was faulty so I went back to my 4s.

The Note is gotta be my fav smartphone on the market.
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Just wait for the IPad 3. Quad core, 8 mgpx camera and blah blah blah. Asus T Prime looked good but another fail for a proper Andoink roll out. Sad.
I have a friend who really likes Asus tablet he said "Asus Transformer is what I have. I also bought the keyboard dock.. Love it"

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Samsung CEO already state they are going to kill the tablets they do have.
What is your source for this? I read somewhere that Samsung makes tons of parts for Apple, Sony, etc. I think Samsung now understands Android (I am on 3rd phone from them) and their new phones/devices just work now.

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That's because they are stupid. Who leaves out expandable storage? I mean besides crapple.

The Note is going to be an epic phone, I REALLY REALLY want one.
Honestly I don't miss the external storage on mine and I have the 16Gb model. I think the reason they don't have external storage is the memory inside is probably faster than the externally available SD memory or to try and sell the 32Gb version taking a page from Apple's playbook. The Samsung displays blow all the rest away for color. I don't like apple products so I can't comment on those except to say I wouldn't buy one.
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Apple MacBook air vs Samsung 9 series.

Apple wins

MacBookPro tops

iPad vs competition. There is none

iPhone best selling handset in the world.

iMac. Simply no other all in one solutions that compare.

iPod nothing compares.

And then logic pro and aperture software. Samsung doesn't make software, or do they?

When people say apple is crap, it's not. Everything is weighed against their products.
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Apple is not bound to Samsung. Reports say the new high res iPad screen is from Lg.

Samsung make great products yes but ...

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