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Topic # 108563 31-Aug-2012 22:48
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Market is starting to get flooded with em, it's hard to know what's what and what's best. Asus have 10 different iterations with the same friggin numbers.

Any thoughts on what's best?

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  Reply # 679940 31-Aug-2012 22:59
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Get Nexus 7







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  Reply # 679942 31-Aug-2012 23:02
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Would prefer a bigger screen and option for expanable memory.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 679943 31-Aug-2012 23:04
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If you like the idea of phone + tablet, get galaxy note. I gave away my tablet after using galaxy note for 1 month







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  Reply # 679944 31-Aug-2012 23:07
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Yeah I had the original Galaxy Note but it was just too cumbersome as a phone.

Looking for something I can load a bunch of HD movies on to for when I go away. Do a lot of flying, long haul and away around the country for work quite often, so want something for plane.


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  Reply # 679952 31-Aug-2012 23:45
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nakedmolerat: Get Nexus 7

Two Nexus 7's

Or

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57503045-1/lenovo-announces-9-and-7-inch-android-4.0-tablets/

Takes SD cards and comes in 9" and same CPU/GPU has a Nexus 7


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  Reply # 679965 1-Sep-2012 00:36
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Wait for Windows RT tabs?

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  Reply # 679969 1-Sep-2012 01:13
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<3 my Nexus 7, or the Galaxy Tab?




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  Reply # 679983 1-Sep-2012 08:02
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Yeah, I'd have to give my vote to a Nexus 7 as well if you're looking for something now... been using one for a while and no complaints



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  Reply # 679989 1-Sep-2012 08:20
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No votes for the Asus 300? Was playing with one earlier. Seemed nice.

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  Reply # 679997 1-Sep-2012 09:02
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Yes. I will vote for the TF300. Even though I have the TF101 I would recommend the Transformer series as long as you get the keyboard dock as well. The only drawback with the TF101 is its inability to play HD video properly. I dont believe that will be a problem for the 300 because it has a Tegra3 processor.




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  Reply # 679999 1-Sep-2012 09:03
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People might scoff, but i have a Ainol Aurora 2 7" tablet that does everything the nexus will do, plus hdmi and expandable memory and for us$129.00. Very happy with it and have had no problems, and at that price you are not to worried about taking it with you on your travels.

http://www.ainol-novo.com/ainol-novo-7-aurora-ii-dual-core-1-5ghz-7-inch-ips-touch-screen-1g-ram-android-tablet.html

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Reply # 680062 1-Sep-2012 12:20
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I would definitely put my 2 cents in for the asus tf300t. super versatile, fast access to OTA android updates and great hardware. Really great tablets all round.
http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=TABASU3003&name=ASUS-Transformer-Pad-TF300T-32GB-(Blue)-with-Keybo
http://www.jbhifi.co.nz/computers/tablet/asus/10-1-inch-transformer-pad-32gb-sku-28304/
http://www.jbhifi.co.nz/computers/tablet/asus/tf300t-10-1-inch-32gb-wi-fi-dock-sku-28303/

But honestly, you can't throw a stick in any electronics store without hitting a tablet for that price range.




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  Reply # 680432 2-Sep-2012 16:06
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great price for TF300 at DSE till Monday

http://www.dicksmith.co.nz/product/XC8131/asus-eee-pad-tf300t-1a098a-32gb-with-dock-white





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  Reply # 680444 2-Sep-2012 16:58
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The lenovo 10" tablets are pretty good. Had a play with the lenovo thinkpad tablet (10.1", 16GB, ~$450) and it was pretty solid.

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  Reply # 680456 2-Sep-2012 17:28
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vexxxboy: People might scoff, but i have a Ainol Aurora 2 7" tablet that does everything the nexus will do, plus hdmi and expandable memory and for us$129.00. Very happy with it and have had no problems, and at that price you are not to worried about taking it with you on your travels.

http://www.ainol-novo.com/ainol-novo-7-aurora-ii-dual-core-1-5ghz-7-inch-ips-touch-screen-1g-ram-android-tablet.html


Whats that like for gaming?

Also does it support the official Play Store?




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