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 Post subject: ASUS X200MA: 11.6-inch Bay Trail Notebook
PostPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:35 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: ASUS X200MA: 11.6-inch Bay Trail Notebook
PostPosted: Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:59 am 
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 Post subject: Re: ASUS X200MA: 11.6-inch Bay Trail Notebook
PostPosted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 12:40 pm 
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she couldn't afford anything more than about $350 (Canadian). ... With this criteria there seemed to be four possible options: an Android tablet, a Windows 8 tablet, a Chromebook, or a full-fledged Windows 8 notebook.
Doesn't an iPad Mini meet the criteria as much as a Win 8 tablet (albeit it is slightly out of the price range). Any Win8 tablet in that range is going to be 7" or 8" as well, especially if "Win 8" does not include RT.

I am not saying that it is a better option than a Notebook, but why not consider it?


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 Post subject: Re: ASUS X200MA: 11.6-inch Bay Trail Notebook
PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:01 am 
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wayner wrote:
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she couldn't afford anything more than about $350 (Canadian). ... With this criteria there seemed to be four possible options: an Android tablet, a Windows 8 tablet, a Chromebook, or a full-fledged Windows 8 notebook.
Doesn't an iPad Mini meet the criteria as much as a Win 8 tablet (albeit it is slightly out of the price range). Any Win8 tablet in that range is going to be 7" or 8" as well, especially if "Win 8" does not include RT.

I am not saying that it is a better option than a Notebook, but why not consider it?


iPad Mini is CAD$419 + keyboard dock puts it well over budget.


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 Post subject: Re: ASUS X200MA: 11.6-inch Bay Trail Notebook
PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 12:51 am 
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Thanks for the review. That's certainly a good price for a laptop, and I think a good choice.

Regarding productivity on Android, I'm currently beta testing Softmaker Office HD, and that's a full PC-like office suite, including a PC style interface. It really transformed the way I felt about productivity on Android.

Still, PC is always a good choice, and for a main computer I would certainly go for it.


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 Post subject: Re: ASUS X200MA: 11.6-inch Bay Trail Notebook
PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 2:48 pm 
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Hi, sorry for posting on a old review but I am thinking of getting this laptop.

I'm in college and need a portable computer, sometimes it's really needed - my current one works like a desktop since the screen has the backlight broken.
Since that's the case let's go for more friendly laptop for my back.

I was considering a laptop very similar, a lenovo yoga 300, basically the only difference is the battery and the N2840 processor.
My question is, is the n2815 very limiting vs the N2840? The most instensive tasks I would do are, watching 720/1080p videos on stream/youtube, running labview and matlab. MatLab seems manageable, maybe the math will take longer but hey, though luck. But with labview I am worried with the GUI and simulations - here is the system requirements http://www.ni.com/labview/requirements/pt/
Of course sometimes multiple PDFs can be a thing, just last week studying I had a 1700 page book open in pdf + 3 pdfs wit each having about 100 pages each.

The lenovo I was checking is this one, the page is in portuguese but the requirements are in the bottom
http://www.fnac.pt/Lenovo-YOGA-300-11-6 ... il/a905862

I hope you can help me with this :)


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