Re: [NTLK] The "Right" Newton

From: David Golden (
Date: Thu Mar 21 2002 - 22:05:39 EST

on 3/21/02 8:48 PM, Jeff Abbott at wrote:

> I haven't yet purchased a Newton, but have been very impressed with the
> knowledge on this group. I'm a writer and am thinking of getting a
> Newton for the following daily chores:
> --calendar
> --contacts
> --to do lists
> --note taking (probably the heaviest use)/brainstorming
> --connecting to both a PC and a Mac
> My question, which I couldn't find addressed on the FAQ, is whether I
> can get by at that usage level with an MP 130 or if I should go the
> 2000/2100 route. I realize a decision like this is very personal, but
> there's still a good price gap between the models.
> If I'm not checking email, surfing the web, etc. do I need the power of
> the 2100? Are MP 130 accessories/parts far scarcer than those for
> 2100s? Opinions appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Jeff Abbott

IMHO, the 2100 offers so much more than the 130, that there is no contest,
regardless of how you use the unit. I also think that the current low prices
on some pretty decent 2100/2000's present an opportunity not to be missed.


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