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    to buy or not to buy

    so I'm currently a uni student in my second year (used to be a 'real' edugeeker) and thinking about buying the asus eee transformer prime to help me with my lecture note taking. I'm a maths student and know (from another student) that super note that comes with it will be ideal for my note taking needs. Anyone know where the best place to buy one from is and if they come in blue (i've not found a prime in blue yet). Also does anyone have a prime who is willing to comment on the wifi as i've herd and read that the metal body affects it alot.

    Or should i buy http://uk.asus.com/Tablet/Transforme...er_Pad_TF300T/ over a prime?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjs_mjs View Post
    if they come in blue (i've not found a prime in blue yet).
    From what I can see, there is no blue.

    Just grey/purple and silver/gold.

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    if youre thinking about using the touch screen for typing notes dont its a pain to write much more than a short e-mail and for what they cost you may as well get a small laptop and be less software limited imo (and this from someone who has a transformer tf101)

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    im after the transormer prime infinity - they look sooooooo goood

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    I use my TF101 daily , but mostly on the dock.

    Rob

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    Quote Originally Posted by twin--turbo View Post
    I use my TF101 daily , but mostly on the dock.

    Rob
    its ok for web surfing (when browser dosent unexpectedly quit) but i wouldnt want to use it for note taking

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    For internet price comparisons I generally use skinflint.co.uk and/or google.co.uk/shopping.

    I quite like the fact that skinflint has EU prices too.
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    I think the Prime is in silver only - I've just bought the TF300 - which is the same spec as the Prime but has either a blue/red/white case and costs £100 less - its very lovely

    Spent a lot of time looking round but the price was the same everywhere - so just picked one up in the local Currys. Beware though - a few online dealers are selling just the tablet bit without the keyboard at a reduced rate - but I guess you will need the kb for note taking - I coughed another £13 quid for the fancy cover that splits in two - Black Leather Keyboard Pouch Folio Stand Case Cover for ASUS Transformer TF300 | eBay



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