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Full size with WiFi 20 40.00%
Full size with WiFi + 3G/4G/cellular 2 4.00%
Mini with WiFi 19 38.00%
Mini with WiFi + 3G/4G/cellular 5 10.00%
Something else 6 12.00%
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What type of tablet (non iPad) do you have?
Old 01-12-2013, 10:53 AM   #1
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What type of tablet (non iPad) do you have?

If you have a tablet computer, what type (full size or mini) do you have?

If you have a cellular connection, do you use it often enough to purchase that feature the next time you get a tablet?
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I was given a nexus 7 wifi and ended up regifting it to my mother-in-law (already have several ipads). Seems pretty nice but was surprised that it didn't have an SD card slot.
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Full size. Yes.

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If you have a tablet computer, what type (full size or mini) do you have?

If you have a cellular connection, do you use it often enough to purchase that feature the next time you get a tablet?
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I have a Kindle fire, that uses wifi. I called it a mini as it is maybe 7" screen. Not sure what size is the official divide. I was originally thinking I would wait for a cheap magazine sized reader, then realized if it was that big, I might as wel have a laptop since I touch type.
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I forgot to say I am likely to buy a Microsoft Surface tablet in the coming weeks. Just waiting for the release of the pro version.
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Old 01-13-2013, 12:33 PM   #6
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None yet. I don't like the fact that iPads do not have SD slots and are too 'closed' for what I would want to use it for (though iPads are fantastic if they meet your needs). So I'm waiting (no rush) for an android/linux version with SD, usb host, HDMI at a good price ( ~ $200). Probably a year or two out for me - the ones I see at that price get middling reviews.

If I could put my T-Mobile prepaid Gold Rewards SIM card in it, then I might go for a cellular connection. You can switch to $2-$3/day data connection with unlimited talk/text (Pay-By-The-Day PBTD) for any day/s you need, and then switch back to the 'regular' Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG)for days you would not need data outside of WiFi, or need a lot of talk/text. The PAYG, on Gold Status (put $100 on the first year), takes only $10/year to extend the service - of course limited minutes, but they roll over.

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What is the definition of full size vs. mini? I have a 8.9" Kindle Fire HD, which I'd guess is full sized, but I'm not certain. Wifi only. I'll use my smart phone if all I have available is 3G/4G.
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"Mini" would be iPad Mini, which has a 7.8-inch screen, or smaller.

I saw an ad today for a $79 Android tablet at Frys. Probably slow with a poor screen but may be good enough for email and browsing.
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I have a chinese 7" android with wifi. paid ~ $70, has HDMI, SD, mini USB. It's rootable , I've loaded android 4.2 onto it.
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There's not a choice for "None".

It is not the same as "Something else", is it?
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Non-iPad tablets? Yup.

I got the yellow ones. Costco sells them in big bundles.
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I have the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and like it well enough. I do not like that it won't run Adobe Flash or have a better back camera with a flash. I got it on sale for $299 and for that price I can live with it's flaws. It has 2 cameras, wifi, SD slot and can control our TV if I set it up.
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There's not a choice for "None".

It is not the same as "Something else", is it?

No, "none" in this poll means you don't vote. Sorry if it's unclear.

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In my buis we recently delivered a HTML5 app (to work ipad/android pad mobile and desktop) but had to perfect it for an experience on Acer 200 low end android pads (we included a kit of 20 pads). With the ability to install a Chrome browser the devices are very useable.
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Asus Transformer, 2nd edition. 10". SD slot and hdmi. Had it about 1.5yr and love it. Works great with the new LED tv. Waiting to get the Google Nexus 10" next and the wife will inherit the Transformer to replace her E-reader.
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I voted Mini with WiFi + 3G/4G/cellular
I have a Samsung Galaxy S II - technically that's a smartphone but I mainly use it as a mini tablet and almost never as a phone. My 3g/4g cellular plan is from Ting which is great because in months where I don't use voice or data, I don't get charged for it. If I go the whole month with no phone calls, and only using wi-fi instead of 3g/4g, my Ting monthly bill is only about $6. If I use some voice and some 3g/4g data, that's about $12/month.
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Your results will be scewed as I have a mini with wifi +3g.... but, I never use 3g... don't even have a plan....
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I have the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and like it well enough. I do not like that it won't run Adobe Flash or have a better back camera with a flash. I got it on sale for $299 and for that price I can live with it's flaws. It has 2 cameras, wifi, SD slot and can control our TV if I set it up.
I believe the no flash player is an Android wide problem.
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I love my Asus Transformer. You can use it as a pad or attach the keyboard for a netbook. Very slick.
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