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Old 11-28-2013, 09:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all I am looking for a tab with keyboard running a newer version of android stock. I am at a 500 $ ceiling make that my highest price. So far Ive noticed the asus tf701t and the nexus 10 are in my price range. Which is better? Tf701t or nexus10? Any othe tab suggestions in my price range that are better? (NOT IPAD) this will be the family tablet so it needs to be solid. Activities done will mostly include internet surfing and using things like you tube and skype. But I will use it to write essays and Im thinking Ill need it to have flashplayer ability (ithink).
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Old 11-28-2013, 02:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Does it have to be an android tablet? Microsoft is having a sale on the Windows Surface RT 1 and it comes packaged with Microsoft Office. It also supports flash and skype.
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Old 11-28-2013, 06:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Well 4.3 greatly improved the virtual keyboard. I love my Nexus 7 tablet. If you want a physical keyboard be prepared to pay around $60-80 for an add on keyboard.
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Android no longer supports flash, but you can still install it. Google must have a competing product they are trying to push.

Dont buy a tab 3. Piece of crap. Go for a tab 2 if you go that route.

I have no opinion on the two you mentioned.
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Old 12-02-2013, 09:42 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Yeah I'm buying for my father and he is very comfortable with android right now.
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Bump it up
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The transformer series has been one of my favourites. Well built, reliable, and their keyboard dock is by far the best concept for a docking tablet keyboard that I have seen yet.

However, if you have no plans to use it heavily for writing long emails and such, then the keyboard dock is likely not a useful feature, and in that case you can probably find cheaper units with similar specs.
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This is eerily familiar to my situation with my patents last year, only with an iPad. They were dead set on needing a keyboard. Did the research and found one I thought they'd like. Gave it to them for Christmas and they hated it. They returned it and bought a cheapie knockoff. Keyboard for$5 on eBay and also disliked it. Today, they are diehard touch screen keyboard users.

If you have the opportunity, have your dad check out the keyboard selection. That old generation can still the fast ones.
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I know nothing about tablets, but was in a conversation this morning in which one person who is looking for a tablet for his son was advised by another person who is a Windows network admin, and currently owns an iPad and an iPad mini and a small android something for his 4 year old, recommended a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 ($250). He said after extensive research he was about to purchase 3 of them through his company; one for him which he can use as an admin to remotely access what he needs to; and two others for coworkers who needs tablets.

A quick Google search shows me you can use a bluetooth keyboard with it.

Just passing on some advice for you to think about.
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Old 12-06-2013, 11:29 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Thanks everyone i have come to the conclusion i will be buying the tf701t i will be writing essays on it and the attached keyboard is a must! The tf701t appears to be the most solid android tab right now so that is what i will purchase.
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