General Questions. 1. What is your budget? 1000 or so I do get student discounts. 2. Would you consider purchasing used/refurbished? No want new 3. Do you prefer a media/mobile tablet like the iPad, Windows tablet PC, or notebook convertible? Yes 4. What size Tablet PC would you prefer? * 5 to7-inches * 7.1 to 10-inches * 10 to 13-inches 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? not microsoft they gave me issues with surface pro 7. How many hours battery life do you require? 5+ would be nice 8. What will be the primary usage scenario of this tablet? (Email/Web Surfing/Drawing/Word Processing/Entertainment/Notetaking etc) Programming in visual studio, c++, oracle. And doing school work. 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? No android I already have 10. What software and tasks do you intend to run? (Microsoft Office or other Word Processing Suite/Photoshop/3D Studio Max/Autocad etc) Office, visual studio, oracle, uml, HTML, c++, java, etc. 11. Do you intend on playing Games? If so please list. Maybe but doubt it 12. Would you like to stream content through your home theater system? That would be nice Screen Specifics. Touch screen preferably 1. Any preference on screen resolution? Best 2. Will you be using the tablet outdoors? Do you need to be able to see it through glare from the sun? Not sure See the above linked FAQ for guidance 3. Do you require a pen? With or without pressure sensitivity? Do you prefer Wacom or N-trig? Don't know what ntrig is but daughter uses Wacom See the above linked FAQ for guidance Component Specifics Lots of memory and ram 1. What size Hard Drive and Memory do you require? Would you like expandable memory? Expandable ssd drive 128 to 256 fb or bigger 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? Micro sd is ok, would like USB slots, HDMI inputs Misc 1. Other non specific items ~ please add other items you require not covered above? The ability to connect a keyboard if has none. Stylus or Wacom pen if available. MUST HAVE: I'm disabled so it must be light weight! 2. Additional requests ~ anything other you wish to take into consideration? Accessories, I like to 'make it mine'