1. What is your budget? $1500, but would prefer around $1000 2. Would you consider purchasing used/refurbished? Yes 3. Do you prefer a media/mobile tablet like the iPad, Windows tablet PC, or notebook convertible? No 4. What size Tablet PC would you prefer? 10 to 13-inches Above 13-inches 5. Which country do you intent to purchase from [where do you live]? USA 6. Do you have any preferences to brand loyalty or dislikes? None 7. How many hours battery life do you require? 6 - 8 hours minimum, 10+ hours preferred, but not required. 8. What will be the primary usage scenario of this tablet? (Email/Web Surfing/Drawing/Word Processing/Entertainment/Notetaking etc) School use primarily. 9. Do you have an OS preference? For example, do you own an iPhone and a Mac, or are you a Windows fan? Do you own an Android device and use Google services frequently? Windows. 10. What software and tasks do you intend to run? (Microsoft Office or other Word Processing Suite/Photoshop/3D Studio Max/Autocad etc) Clip Studio Paint and Photoshop. Microsoft Office and Python. Screen Specifics 1. Any preference on screen resolution? Natively don't care, but needs to support a Wacom Cintiq 24 Pro at 4K through USB-C 2. Will you be using the tablet outdoors? Do you need to be able to see it through glare from the sun? See the above linked FAQ for guidance Outdoors, but mostly in a classroom. Anti-Glare would be helpful, but is not a requirement. Component Specifics 1. What size Hard Drive and Memory do you require? Would you like expandable memory? Min 8GB RAM with the option of an m.2 or SSD. 2. What sort of inputs do you require, if any? Would you like full-sized USB and SD card slots? Are microUSB and microSD ok? Do you require HDMI inputs? full-size USB, and USB-C capable of 4K. HDMI would be nice, but is not required. Misc 2. Additional requests ~ anything other you wish to take into consideration? The laptop will be used as a primary school device for notes, typing up papers, learning python and other business/school minded tasks. I want USB-C so I can hook up a Wacom 24 Pro through USB-C at home. Storage isn't an issue on the laptop as I export data to an external drive over keeping it on the laptop. Battery life is a bit thing for me when I am out and about. At home I will have it hooked up to a dock in a multi monitor setup.