Re: Just posted: Apple iPad 2: Tool or Toy?

Started Mar 18, 2011 | Discussions thread
bloodycape Senior Member • Posts: 1,505
Re: Closest notebook is Sony X-Series, not Macbook Air...

I am sorry that is wrong. The closest notebook would actually be the Fujitsu T580 tablet. It is a 10.1in convertible tablet at 1366x768 res, running an ulv i3 or i5 cpu, matte display with the option of multi-touch, SD card slot, HDMI, and N-Trig gen 2 pen support(larger Fujitsu models use Wacom). I guess the only down side would be the $1000 base.

Sony X while nice is using the older Atom, which even the newer Atom models struggle with some HD work. Now the Vaio TT, weights a bit more than the X, but you do get an 11.1in 8-bit anti-glare TN screen, with a ULV C2D cpu, SD card, and express card slot, and an optical drive(blu-ray optional). This is what I am using currently as my main PC and never had an issue with playing any HD files(flash included) and no real problems with editing raw files in CS4 + ACR.

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