Looking to Replace Acer Iconia W510

Discussion in 'What Tablet PC Should I Buy?' started by cheuk4, Dec 14, 2016.

  1. cheuk4

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    General Questions.

    1. What is your budget?
    ~$1000AUD = ~$750USD

    2. Would you consider purchasing used/refurbished?
    No, new machine

    3. Do you prefer a media/mobile tablet like the iPad, Windows tablet PC, or notebook convertible?
    I'm presuming Windows Tablet PC. Tablet PC with Keyboard Dock style setup.

    4. What size Tablet PC would you prefer?

    5. Which country do you intent to purchase from [where do you live]?

    6. Do you have any preferences to brand loyalty or dislikes?

    7. How many hours battery life do you require?
    8+ hours

    8. What will be the primary usage scenario of this tablet? (Email/Web Surfing/Drawing/Word Processing/Entertainment/Notetaking etc)
    Work related, web browsing, Microsoft Office using, simple code programming

    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-based PC, using Android mobile. No Apple products whatsoever.
    Windows Pro and not Basic, need Network Admin authority

    10. What software and tasks do you intend to run? (Microsoft Office or other Word Processing Suite/Photoshop/3D Studio Max/Autocad etc)
    Microsoft Office

    11. Do you intend on playing Games? If so please list.
    Not required

    12. Would you like to stream content through your home theater system?
    Not Required

    Screen Specifics

    1. Any preference on screen resolution?

    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
    Not required

    3. Do you require a pen? With or without pressure sensitivity? Do you prefer Wacom or N-trig?
    See the above linked FAQ for guidance
    Not required

    Component Specifics

    1. What size Hard Drive and Memory do you require? Would you like expandable memory?
    At least 128gb

    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?
    At least one Full Sized USB slot, on either tablet itself or keyboard dock. Don't require HDMI input/output.

    1. Other non specific items ~ please add other items you require not covered above?
    Battery Life, Portability and Price were the main reasons I got my older Acer Iconia W510. Exta Battery in the keyboard dock would be a boon. Weight less than 1kg (1.5-2lb) would be preferrable.

    2. Additional requests ~ anything other you wish to take into consideration?
    I was looking into Acer's new machine here:

    I thought that they would be similar to my current tablet but have found no new information other than those two sites, and nowhere i can see it's specs or buy them.

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