quote: I don't think your points about the convertible tablets are true, not compared to similar sized notebooks.
quote: -Some Tablet PCs didn't require a stylus. If you prefer, you could get one of those. Also ,the UMPC was not based on using a stylus, though I think a few did use them. Again, if you prefer, get one that doesn't need it.
quote: Your comment implies that since your phone is functional enough, that tablets are not necessary. This would mean the iPad and any tablet with similar functionality to your phone are not necessary.