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by: Void_5 September 11, 2013 10:43 PM PDT

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Tablet for PDF viewing/taking short notes

by Void_5 - 9/11/13 10:43 PM

I need a tablet to view journal/research articles with color figures. I don't really care about OS, apps, or anything else really. It should have the following features:

1) Can view PDFs
2) Can write on the PDF documents and have it saved - universal stylus or otherwise. Doesn't have to keep up with really fast writing but it should be somewhat legible (i.e. better than worn out grocery store checkout touchscreens)
3) Have some interface with a computer to transfer files to and from the unit (or to the unit via flash drive)
4) 7 inches is fine but I am open to ~9 inches if the price is not significantly higher
5) Color screen

My price range is < $230. I think that I have so few requirements that there must be some way I can get this to work without paying too much. I don't care about any extra features and probably won't use them so there's no reason for me to pay more than I have to.

Right now I am thinking something like a Kindle Fire + some kind of universal stylus. What I don't know is if I would be able to write on PDFs and have them saved... any suggestions are appreciated. Thank you!

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