Smaller tablet for artist/musician using adobe suite/protoolls

Discussion in 'What Tablet PC Should I Buy?' started by VibeRantLaw, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. VibeRantLaw

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    I purchased an iPad mini which was fun but completely useless for my design purposes. I own a Mac but will rely heavily on this tablet because I create on the go.

    1. What is your budget? 800-1000 ( with a 200 extremely worth it allowance)

    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? Media/mobile

    4. What size Tablet PC would you prefer?
    7.1 to 10-inches
    10 to 13-inches

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

    6. Do you have any preferences to brand loyalty or dislikes? No

    7. How many hours battery life do you require? At least 3hrs continuous use

    8. What will be the primary usage scenario of this tablet?
    Drawing, photoshop, music editing, note taking, Internet

    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? Own Mac

    10. What software and tasks do you intend to run? Adobe suite, protools, ms office

    11. Do you intend on playing Games? Maybe, rarely

    12. Would you like to stream content through your home theater system? Maybe

    Screen Specifics

    1. Any preference on screen resolution? High :)

    2. Will you be using the tablet outdoors? Do you need to be able to see it through glare from the sun? Not necessary

    3. Do you require a pen? With or without pressure sensitivity? Do you prefer Wacom or N-trig? Yes, yes, unsure

    Component Specifics

    1. What size Hard Drive and Memory do you require? Would you like expandable memory? Enough to run photoshop, illustrator, protools and maintain a decent load of files

    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? USB, had I

    1. Other non specific items ~ please add other items you require not covered above?

    2. Additional requests ~ anything other you wish to take into consideration?

    Art capabilities are more important than music on this device but the combo would be ideal. Need the technology to last a few years
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    Edit: Wacom pref for screen specs

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