$191 64gb Vivotab Note 8, get going!

Discussion in 'Asus' started by spinedoc77, Jul 11, 2014.

  1. WillAdams

    WillAdams Scribbler - Standard Member Senior Member

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    There are two listings 'cause Marketplace sellers w/ Pro accounts are allowed to make new listings and Amazon doesn't verify that such new listings don't duplicate existing listings.
     
  2. jaekqubp

    jaekqubp Pen Pal - Newbie

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    I'm in the same position. I've been vacillating. I'm still holding out for a better deal.
    I'll post something if I find it.
     
  3. WillAdams

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    I suspect the stock is pretty much exhausted from production (anyone know of a way to find out what Asus is currently producing? As best I can tell, they have a physical factory) and I somehow doubt that we'll see another production run (just 'cause that's my kind of luck).

    There's a fair number of 32GB units available, some at decent prices, but it's looking like the 64GB model (which is of course the one I want) is going to be rare --- anyone know if it's feasible to swap out the eMMC on the motherboard?
     
  4. Mesosphere

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    I don't think it is feasible. I'm not a soldering expert, but it has a high number of very small pins.
     
  5. Bronsky

    Bronsky Wait and Hope. Senior Member

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    Asus made their own products at one time but not since they spun off Pegatron as a separate company. They are an ODM now.
     
  6. HJK

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    That might explain a seeming decline in quality and rep?
     
  7. HJK

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    I so wish I had jumped on this a few weeks back. What about getting a used deal? Is it worth it?
     
  8. Mesosphere

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    I could imagine there are some ebay deals out there with "broken" digitizers.
     
  9. HJK

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    The thing is, I have three kids, and two boys under six years old. I don't really want to have something like that without accidental damage protection. I see a few used deals that look pretty sweet, but none sweet enough.
     
  10. will567

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    Amazon has th 32gb version,certified refurbished, for $165.

    sent from Nook HD Plus
     
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