I'm a first time buyer so please be nice. 1. What is your budget? Under $300. Shipping not included. 2. Would you consider purchasing used/refurbished? Sure. 3. Do you prefer a media/mobile tablet like the iPad, Windows tablet PC, or notebook convertible? Preferably a notebook convertible. But a slate will be "ok". 4. What size Tablet PC would you prefer? 5 to7-inches 7.1 to 10-inches 10 to 13-inches ----this! Above 13-inches 5. Which country do you intent to purchase from [where do you live]? Asia - Philippines 6. Do you have any preferences to brand loyalty or dislikes? I'm not sure about HP. My friends told me it's not good to buy from them : CS sucks, products don't last, etc. Feedbacks are not good. Even nameless brands are ok as long as it is durable. But preferably, Asus, fujitsu. 7. How many hours battery life do you require? 2 hours up. 8. What will be the primary usage scenario of this tablet? (Email/Web Surfing/Drawing/Word Processing/Entertainment/Notetaking etc) Painting, Drawing, college student type activities 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 is good. 10. What software and tasks do you intend to run? (Microsoft Office or other Word Processing Suite/Photoshop/3D Studio Max/Autocad etc) Photoshop CS4. Must not lag. 11. Do you intend on playing Games? If so please list. The Sims 3 IF possible. 12. Would you like to stream content through your home theater system? Nope. Screen Specifics 1. Any preference on screen resolution? WXGA (1280x800). I need space. 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 Yes. I'm currently using a Dell Vostro 1014. The glare is annoying. As long as I can see it's fine. Can't be too picky. 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 Pen - with pressure sensitivity - Wacom Component Specifics 1. What size Hard Drive and Memory do you require? Would you like expandable memory? 2GB RAM 120 HDD UP expandable memory not really needed then again it's still a plus 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? Only need USB, the rest I can live without. Misc 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? Additional battery is a + Responsive screen is a must. I've tried a graphics tablet but I don't like the hand to eye coordination. Older models are ok - say 3-4 years. I want the likes of ASUS R1E~~quite rare.