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  • Grab the 128, its rarer than a Unicorn

    35 94.59%
  • Wait for the Helix, Its a better machine!

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    Soo.... the local Microsoft store called me and said they got a shipment of 128gb and will be holding one for me for 24 hours
    problem is ...idk if I should get it, or wait for the helix

    This is where you come in, those of you who have one, weigh in.

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    And you already made a Surface Pro or Helix thread;

    http://forums.windowscentral.com/sur...o-v-helix.html
    Last edited by palandri; 02-14-2013 at 11:51 AM.
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    true, but this is a little different ...it also works to notify others that the stores r receiving shipments and holding them for those who placed their names on the waiting list
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    Better go with surface pro with type or touch cover.As per the users comments and reviews, i think this device is great. So Get it!!
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    Just pick whichever u like. Geez.

    If you can't decide, flip a coin; because for that split second the coin is mid air, you will know which one you want.
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    if you are not in a hurry why not wait 2 more weeks? You can try out both and then decide.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Huime View Post
    if you are not in a hurry why not wait 2 more weeks? You can try out both and then decide.
    this seems to make the most sense

    does anyone live near/in Delaware and would like to get the one they have on reserve for me??
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    Why did Paladri edit my post? Was it the naughty A word?

    Quote Originally Posted by mkhalil06 View Post
    this seems to make the most sense

    does anyone live near/in Delaware and would like to get the one they have on reserve for me??
    Pro v Helix thread version 3 incoming.
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    I'm a huge IBM Lenovo fan and always only bought their laptops. ****, my dad still uses his t60 10 year old IBM even though he has MacBook air and ho elitebook. They're great devices but are ugly. I'm going with surface just BC its MS and looks better.
    Sent from my RM-820_nam_att_100 using Board Express
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    This reminds me of the movie Coming to America:

    "What kind of music do you like?"

    "Whatever kind of music it is that you like."
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    It really wasnt my intention to have this be another surface v helix thread and I apologize if thats how it comes across

    The main purpose of this thread was to make others aware as to microsofts inventory status and reservation policy
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    I was considering waiting for the Helix as well after reading about it in the other thread, but after thinking about it all week, the Surface Pro is more than adequate for what I want it for, and the promise of future accessories that can extend battery life seal the decision for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mkhalil06 View Post
    It really wasnt my intention to have this be another surface v helix thread and I apologize if thats how it comes across

    The main purpose of this thread was to make others aware as to microsofts inventory status and reservation policy
    This is decidedly not Pro thinking; you should wait for the 5.5-pound load from China to arrive, or buy both and return one.
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    If it was me I'd just wait. The best thing that can happen is you decide you don't want either of them.
    The older I get the more I realize how much crap use to run out and buy to end up only using for a few months, before switching to new more shiny crap.
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    well i couldnt help myself so i went and picked up the surface pro

    so far ...very happy with it

    ...just wish the on screen keyboard would pop up when needed
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    Quote Originally Posted by mkhalil06 View Post
    well i couldnt help myself so i went and picked up the surface pro

    so far ...very happy with it

    ...just wish the on screen keyboard would pop up when needed
    Thank God. All the pressure you put on me almost made me start cutting myself....such important decisions!
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    Quote Originally Posted by wharfratg View Post
    This reminds me of the movie Coming to America:

    "What kind of music do you like?"

    "Whatever kind of music it is that you like."
    She's The Queen To Be should be sung at every wedding.
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    Lenovo helix looks a bit to clunky for me...much prefer the yoga

    I'm glad your enjoying the surface pro deff has more of a tablet feel :D
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    I think what it really comes down to is whether you are looking for a laptop replacement or just a tablet on steroids

    as a tablet, the surface pro is great because it is as compact as one but you are not limited in anyway as to productivity because of the i5
    its not for mere consumption like an ipad, which is what I found to be the differentiating factor
    the only compromise is battery life, weight and thickness haven't been an issue for me at all

    if I didn't already have a laptop, I might of found myself picking up the something with an i7 like the razer edge or helix
    but if you are looking for something to supplement a laptop you already have, then the surface pro is the way to go IMO
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    Quote Originally Posted by mkhalil06 View Post
    I think what it really comes down to is whether you are looking for a laptop replacement or just a tablet on steroids
    To each his own--if I do get this thing (if there ever are any to be had), it will be as a laptop replacement. I already have a tablet and the use case for Surface Pro is entirely different. Instead "tablet on steroids" I think of it as a "computer with a revolutionary form factor."
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