If you have to pick between a tablet PC and a laptop?
my new job is making me pick between this two options and I'm not really knowledgeable about computers. Part of my job is making presentations for business owners, so portability is important.
Asked By: RPH - 6/19/2006
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Definitely the tablet, if you get a convertible. I have a convertible tablet from Gateway and it's amazing. It's nice for quick notes to jot down, and you can also search your handwritten notes with the usual Find tool in MS OneNote and Windows Journal... More
Answered By: Jack P - 6/19/2006
Additional Answers (14)
i think that one is obvious
Answered By: lynexxe - 6/19/2006
Answered By: xxhotiex420 - 6/19/2006
Laptops are faster and more versatile than tablets. If you are getting a convertible (laptop converts to tablet) I would get that.
Answered By: groverraj - 6/19/2006
Presentations?? definitely the tablet.
Answered By: Halo - 6/19/2006
Today's tablet PCs now come with a keyboard hidden underneath the screen, so there is no real decision here. The tablet can do it all.
Answered By: _Kraygh_ - 6/19/2006
I think laptop would be excellent. If you are doing presentations, you can carry it with you from place to place and have all your information there with you :) And if you have to do work while you're at home, you can chill on your couch or in bed and watch tv while you're working as well :) Definitely great to... More
Answered By: tiny1 - 6/19/2006
Answered By: knsb6 - 6/19/2006
Well a tablet PC does everything a laptop can, except it adds the ability of using handwriting recognition. That's why they're tweice as expensive. I'd say go with the tablet, unless it's much heavier. I've never used one.
Answered By: denimcap - 6/19/2006
Portability being important, I would suggest a laptop. Tablet PCs are very intuitive and are getting better, but at this point in time they are not capable of the same sort of power that Laptops are. There are a select few laptops that can convert into tablet PC's, those may be an option to you. Otherwise, if those... More
Answered By: Jonno - 6/19/2006
Answered By: BIGKNOCK - 6/19/2006
Since presentation is a key factor. Pick the Tablet PC With a Tablet PC you can do everything a Laptop can do, plus more, like interactive touch screen, hold it with one hand.... But, just in case you pick a laptop, try to see if they can give one with rotating screen. :-) Well, Good luck.
Answered By: Reality - 6/19/2006
I Think You Should Take A Laptop because it more suitable , reliable and easy to use. So i Should Prefer you a laptop.
Answered By: shriharigupta2007 - 6/19/2006
do you like playing the games ...??? no ? so go and have a tablet .. cause a tbletpc is really more portable than any notebook ( in same price and even with 200$ expensiver laptops)
Answered By: neotoop - 6/19/2006
Laptop. Generally more powerful than the tablet and easier to lug around. Most tablets now are nothing more than a notebook with a swivel screen, in that respect pick a hybrid if available.
Answered By: ljcsys - 6/19/2006
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