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Old November 5, 2010, 02:39 PM
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Default Wanting a Good Internet Tablet/Convertible/Netbook

Name says it all. I have a decent entry-level laptop right now but its a 15.6 incher and i only really use it for internet and watching vids. So, lets get everyones suggestions for a good Internet Tablet.

Some features I'd "Like":
- Decent touchscreen
- At least 5-6'', No larger than 9'' for a tablet, or 13-14'' for a netbook/convertible
- Good battery life (At least 4-5hrs w/ wifi & some useage)
- Good or better quality
- Windows or Maybe Linux - based. not a cellphone OS.

Things I'm flexible on:
- Any CPU/GPU/Whatever combo.
- Wifi g or n
- Touchscreen type

Wishlist: (By no means required, but who wouldn't want it? lol)
- Light gaming/legacy gaming?
- LED backlit display?

Make suggestions guys and help me out... I'm just starting to get into the research for this stuff.

New ideas: AMD Fusion or Nvidia Tegra2? Seems like all the Tegra2 tablets that have been announced thus far will only be running android.

Edit: I've update the above as to cause less confusion.
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Old November 5, 2010, 02:49 PM
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Option: Archos 9 Windows 7-based tablet:
http://www.archos.com/products/tw/archos_9/index.html?country=ca〈=en

Looks like a nice option, but I'm not certain about anything yet, lol

Their Android-based tablets look really nice too. Hmmmm
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Old November 5, 2010, 11:19 PM
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Yeah... don't trust kijiji EVER. Apparently there's a 10-inch "Windows" tablet out thats like amazing and sells for only 250.... sigh
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Old November 7, 2010, 06:28 AM
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Whats your budget?
Within reason, like max 800 or so. But I'd hope to find something under 600 if possible.
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Old November 7, 2010, 07:10 PM
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Nice replies Charlie, thanks. But those seems on the large side, no? An 11-inch tablet isnt exactly what i'd call portable. I'd rather not have to buy the giant one-pocket pants that Ipad users have, lol.

still though, nice finds - theyre options to consider. But I was really hoping for somethin a lil more portable. I'd like to be able to keep it with me so i can A) watch vids when I want and B) post here more often

Its just really possible to post alot from my phone....
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Update: I'd definitely like something 10'' or smaller, after thinking about it more.

Windows is a big preference, since the Android-based tablets look like enlarged phones, I dont need that.
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Awesome, posting again without responses, great.

The resistive touchscreen on the Archos 9 along with non-upgradeable ram is a deal breaker i think...

Dell streak 7'' looks nice, but still very new and not many reviews yet.
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I'd love to get some extra opinions or suggestions everyone...
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