General Questions. 1. What is your budget? My budget is around 800$ - 1300$ cad. 2. Would you consider purchasing used/refurbished? I prefer New as much of possible. 3. Do you prefer a media/mobile tablet like the iPad, Windows tablet PC, or notebook convertible? I can be a convertible or 2 in 1 or tablet PC. But has to be windows OS. 4. What size Tablet PC would you prefer? 5 to7-inches 7.1 to 10-inches 10 to 13-inches Above 13-inches Coming from a 12 inches, i would like something around the same size . 5. Which country do you intent to purchase from [where do you live]? Canada (Quebec) 6. Do you have any preferences to brand loyalty or dislikes? No preference at all. I want reliability. 7. How many hours battery life do you require? Around 8 hours if possible. 8. What will be the primary usage scenario of this tablet? (Email/Web Surfing/Drawing/Word Processing/Entertainment/Notetaking etc) Handwriting note taking at work. A lot of note taking (One Note)! and some light programming and remote desktop. Some web surfing too. 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? I need Windows because i use One note and other app for my job that require windows. 10. What software and tasks do you intend to run? (Microsoft Office or other Word Processing Suite/Photoshop/3D Studio Max/Autocad etc) One Note most of the time, Visual studio on rare occasion (light programming), Word, Excel, chrome,notepad++ 11. Do you intend on playing Games? If so please list. no 12. Would you like to stream content through your home theater system? no Screen Specifics 1. Any preference on screen resolution? At least 1080p 2. Will you be using the tablet outdoors? Do you need to be able to see it through glare from the sun? I will use it indoor but the pen need to work with a matte screen protector. 3. Do you require a pen? With or without pressure sensitivity? Do you prefer Wacom EMR, AES or N-trig? Yes as this is the sole reason for me to buy a new device. I have read Wacom EMR are better, if so, i would like an EMR. Component Specifics 1. What size Hard Drive and Memory do you require? Would you like expandable memory? 120gb minimum for the drive and it must be a SSD. Memory should be 8gb minimum. My pavilion only have 4gb and i found the tablet suffering from it. It does not need to be expandable for the memory, but the drive should be replaceable. 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? I need at least one full-sized USB, the rest can be of any form factor. It need to have an SD card slot, micro or not. Misc 1. Other non specific items ~ please add other items you require not covered above? I need WiFi connection and a keyboard/mouse-pad with a descent build/feel quality. 2. Additional requests ~ anything other you wish to take into consideration? I would like palm rejection as i will be using most of the time a pen to take note. When writing with my pavilion sometime it skip stroke, it is really annoying, i don't want to be stuck with something similar.