General Questions. 1. What is your budget? $1500 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? Prefer Windows 8 Pro tablet or convertible 4. What size Tablet PC would you prefer? 10 to 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? Like: Dell, IBM and Gateway Dislike: Sony 7. How many hours battery life do you require? 4-5 hours per battery 8. What will be the primary usage scenario of this tablet? Narrated presentations (powerpoint and video), project management (Project, Visio, Office), entertainment 9. Do you have an OS preference? Has to be Windows 8 Pro or Enterprise 10. What software and tasks do you intend to run? Office 2010, Project 2010, Visio, Photoshop/Premiere Elements 11. Do you intend on playing Games? If so please list. Not really. It would be nice though to do an occasional WoW or Civ5 from the hotel 12. Would you like to stream content through your home theater system? No Screen Specifics 1. Any preference on screen resolution? 1368x768 or better (to use Windows 8 split screen) 2. Will you be using the tablet outdoors? Do you need to be able to see it through glare from the sun? Yes but not a primary consideration 3. Do you require a pen? With or without pressure sensitivity? Do you prefer Wacom or N-trig? No Component Specifics 1. What size Hard Drive and Memory do you require? Would you like expandable memory? Would like to be able to upgrade my own RAM and drive. 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? Any type of USB and SD card expansion works Misc 1. Other non specific items ~ please add other items you require not covered above? I tested out the performance of the Atom processor and it just will not meet my needs. I need a full core i5 or i7 that I can use as a Windows 8 touchscreen tablet all the time (docked) or sometimes as a laptop for presentations. I'm willing to take the hit in battery like (4 hours or so) if I can buy extra batteries to swap out. Anything like that out there or planned?