1. What is your budget? dont wanna spend more than $250 2. Would you consider purchasing used/refurbished? yes 3. Do you prefer a Slate, Convertible or Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC)? don't matter 4. What size Tablet PC would you prefer? Small and light ~ 5" to 8.9" Compact ~ 10" 5. Which country do you intent to purchase from? US 6. Do you have any preferences to brand loyalty or dislikes? i like asus, apple but to expensive 7. How many hours battery life do you require? like 4-5hrs+ 8. What will be the primary usage scenario of this tablet? (Email/Web Surfing/Drawing/Word Processing/Entertainment/Notetaking etc) surfing the web, checking email, reading my comics, and watching a movie here and there at work. 9. Do you have an OS preference? nope 10. What software and tasks do you intend to run? (Microsoft Office or other Word Processing Suite/Photoshop/3D Studio Max/Autocad etc) not sure 10. Do you intend on playing Games? If so please list. Nope Screen Specifics 1. What resolution do you prefer? XGA - 1024x768 ~ large and easy to read text and graphic icons but you fit less on the screen. SXGA - 1400x1050 ~ Small text and graphic icons which require good vision but the gain is a much larger screen. (no longer available new, must look for used or refurbished machines) WXGA - 1280x768 ~ has a wider usable area than XGA, ideal for viewing Spreadsheets and other programs that require desktop space. The mainly used resolution for new tablet PCs since 2008. 2. Do you require the screen to be readable in sunlight? Sorta its not major See the above linked FAQ for guidance 3. Do you prefer your display to be glossy or matte? i like matte but glossy is fine 4. Do you require Touch? (without pressure sensitivity) (Which one: resistive or capacitive) See the above linked FAQ for guidance 5. Do you require a Pen? (with pressure sensitivity) (Which one: Wacom or N-Trig) See the above linked FAQ for guidance Component Specifics 1. What size Hard Drive and Memory do you require? anything more than 16gb 2. Do you require an Optical (CD/DVD) Drive to be built in? No 3. Do you require ability to add a second Battery or Hard Drive (Modular Bay technology)? possibly sounds interesting 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? Another thing i like to point out I can possibly get a really good used condition asus transformer the one with tegra 2 processor and the keyboard thing for $250 locally not sure if thats a bad deal, i might be able to drop to $200 for everything you guys think I should just get that, if all im doing is using it as a checking email, surfing web and reading comics?