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  • JohnnyRockets911 - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    More than an inch less in viewable screen size and only a $30 price difference?

    Who the heck would buy an 8.9 when the 10.1 is only $30 more?

    And why isn't this $399?
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  • jordanclock - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    For some people, bigger isn't always better? Reply
  • pcgeek101 - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    True -- for me though, the only reason I'd buy the 8.9 is for inherently higher DPI. Same resolution on smaller screen = win. Reply
  • surt - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    And waiting and waiting. First one out the gate gets my money. Reply
  • pcgeek101 - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    No one cares about screen resolution :( It makes me sad to see us still in the dark ages. Reply
  • bennyg - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    question is, wouldya pay a coupla hundred premium for it over a lower res same size model.

    OEMs think not enough buyers would, so it don't get built. Bloody good 14" and lower 1080p on laptops still aren't reality except for the $4k Sony Z and not many of them need to be sold at that price for profit to be made.
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  • pcgeek101 - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    I bought a 15" Dell Inspiron about 7 years ago that had a 1920x1200 matte display. It was incredibly beautiful, and only cost around $1000. Why are we 7 years later and still cannot achieve high resolutions at a low cost? Reply
  • sprockkets - Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - link

    The dpi on your example is the same as the 10.1 Samsung tablet.

    Soooooo....
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  • lurker22 - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    Here we go again, moron manufacturers think people will pay iPad prices for non-ipads

    Wake me up when its $99
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  • insurgent - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    Enjoy your everlasting sleep, evreyone else will. Reply
  • sprockkets - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    $99, and it's a POS. Not sure why you expect a high quality tablet to somehow be $99. Show me a netbook too that has a HQ screen and build quality for $500 too.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N8...
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  • coder543 - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    I long to see your $99 tablet that has a 1280x800 screen and isn't a piece of junk. The only reason ANY halfway decent $99 tablet has been seen is because HP is remarkably dumb and ousted their great tablet. They were just recouping losses as best they could at $99... the tablets themselves cost much more than that to make, because they were quality. Reply
  • pcgeek101 - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    @lurker22: Agreed -- the price is way too high for the unrefined Honeycomb OS and lack of tablet apps. Manufacturers need to get serious about price drops. I only got a Samsung Galaxy 10.1 because I got a really reasonable price on it. I refuse to pay full price, and wish others would do the same. Reply
  • wpwoodjr - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    However I hope you will finish the Droid Bionic review first before reviewing this in depth. :-) Reply
  • PatrickFromSC - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    That's 9" x 6.2". I measure my cargo pocket to be 8" x 7". I need a high quality tablet that'll fit there. Reply
  • MadMan007 - Monday, September 26, 2011 - link

    Get a bigger cargo pocket. Voila! Reply
  • steven75 - Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - link

    this doesn't fix the main problem with Android tablets in that there are basically no Android Tablet apps?

    And they're going to price it against iPad with it's 100,000+ apps and iOS 5 in 2 weeks? Ok then...
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  • techiecop - Friday, September 30, 2011 - link

    whats the difference only weight & price that too 30$ difference..i doubt who's gonna buy this.. Reply

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