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wats the difference btwn asus vivo tab and the taichi..which one is the besst??
BEWARE !!!There is NO pressure sensitivity and NO Wacom driver for it available!VERY SAD.
Sorry for the tardy reply.
The Vivo Tab is a detachable slate running Atom with 2GB of RAM and 64GB of storage that offers nearly 20hrs battery life and costs around £700. It also offers a Wacom stylus.
The Taichi is a 'proper' laptop (Core i5, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD etc) with 1080p IPS non-touch screen, and a second 1080p IPS touch display in its lid which becomes a 'tablet' when you close the laptop. Its battery life will likely be between 5 to 7 hrs and it will cost well over £1000. Its N-trig stylus is pressure sensitive but not quite as good.
Check out more details on the Taichi here: http://www.trustedreviews.com/...
Which one is best depends on your needs and budget. Hope that helps :)
Thanks for your comment. However, pressure sensitivity worked fine on our model and, worst case scenario, you should be able to use a generic driver.
Might be an obvious question, but did the software you were using support pressure-sensitivity? More details on your experience would be very helpful.
Where can you get another stylus?
can anyone using this device tell me whether or not it can be set to a 180 degrees angle when in docked mode? that is to mean can you flip the "monitor" open and push it all the way down so that it is even with the keyboard?
Thanks for an answer and for your effort!KC
I'd like to know the answer to this as well, but since he did not mention it in the review (cause that would be a killer feature) I fear it will not bend all the way back... But I don't own one so I can't say for sure...
No you can't.
Does the asus have the wacom pressure sensitive stylus bundles with it (as the test one), if not, can anyone help me with the exact model, or purchase link of wacom pen used in the test?Thank you
yes it comes with a Wacom stylus. Pressure sensitive? Not sure. I have been using the stylus on the Vivo Tab 810c quite a bit but have not noticed pressure sensitivity nor seen settings for it in apps. The stylus is tracked as it approaches the surface.When it comes to handwriting to text conversion this is the best I've used (have tried 7 other similar functionality on Android and iOs).
so according to the "Trusted Review" article the included Wacom stylus is pressure sensitive (should have finished reading before I commented). They do not comment on how good it works.
Well, some more tests showed there is GENERIC pressure sensitivity driver/support. It works quite well, although processor is not up to the task in serious apps (Photoshop etc.). And one can enable/disable touch support (while working with the pen) with workaround in Windows Device manager... not ideal but works! I returned the device in the end, its seriously overpriced atm. See my video: http://youtu.be/3M1SJWPCdas
Well yes, more testing revealed, there is generic driver for pressure sensitivity support - works quite good, although the Intel Atom processor is not up to the task in serious applications like Adobe Photoshop. One can enable/disable the touch support in Windows Device manager to overcome interference while working with the digital pen. It's a workaround, but it works. In the end, I returned the device because I found it heavily overpriced for its performance. General experience/not task intensive use was quite a pleasure.
This device has inherit problems... After the latest windows update in January, 2013 the touch pad develops a ghost finger which constantly holds in place... This can range from anywhere from one of the touch points to all five rendering many of the touch features useless on this device... My Vivotab broke almost immediately with this software update and to date they still can't identify the software issue... Even after a full factory reset the problem returns with the windows update...
You need to download the latest asus updates and it should fix this issue.
I bought this and I'm very happy. Wanted surface pro but decided battery life and the kickstand were killers. I acually use my laptop on my lap and so I think a real hinge with friction is key. The computer has run everything just fantastic. I'm an engineer so that means (surprisingly?) I have low processor needs: playing movies is much more challenging than aerodynamics. Anyway, earlier generations of Atom processors weren't quite up to it but this one is. I don't have any need right now for more CPU and all day battery life is really great. I love my thinkpad because of the eraser-mouse and have trouble typing without hitting the touchpad with my palm: a fancier driver there (with a landing keep-out area) would be appreciated. Literally everything else is great: best computer ever.
"...it's arguably not the best-looking convertible tablet around, with that title currently held by the (more expensive and less well-featured) HP Envy x2"
It might be less well-featured, but where I'm living, the Envy x2 is slightly cheaper than the Vivo Tab 11.6" WITHOUT a keyboard dock; if you want it with a keyboard dock, the Vivo is at least 25% more expensive...
I have a quick question for you. I am looking at getting either a VivoTab or VivoBook for use on vacation just to be able to browse my photos in Adobe Bridge and roughly adjust them in Photoshop. How disappointing was this tablet/computer in Photoshop? I have a desktop at home, so I don't need something that is super fast, just something small and cheap, and I like the idea of it being a tablet option too. Thanks for any help you can offer.
I am looking at getting either the VivoTab, or the VivoBook. I mainly want it to use when travelling. The only programs I really need to store and use on it are Adobe Bridge and Photoshop. I don't need it to be super fast, as I have a desktop computer at home, and I plan to use an external hard drive to dump photos on. I just need it to be able to browse photos, and maybe rough the occasional photo in a little.
Not a big fan Wi-Fi is very very limited and internet useless away from router no more then 20ft. I'm on the go and this is bad for what I paid for it and would not recommend it and I'm probably going to send it back and buy something else some where else,
It seems to be good for that stuff just Wi-Fi isn't strong enough.
Sorry to interrupt, with smartphones internet connection wifi hotspots should not be a problem.
Should I get a VIVO laptop x202E or this VIVO TAB? both are touch screen but laptop of course is not detachable. I will use it for photoshop and for taking pics. Can somebody give me an advice?
With window's surface pro it is possible to draw in a PDF or PowerPoint is it possible with the Asus Vivo book as well or does it only work in the Asus note program?
Vivo tab TF810 would NOT recommend .Crashed twice LOST EVERY THING I wonder how long before the next total rebuild. It's just a toy
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