Eve V is the only tablet which keyboard also works in Portrait mode.
Unfortunately this gets us only half way in using Eve V in portriat mode since the current kickstand doesn’t support portrait mode.
Was there at any point a consideration to build kickstand taht works in both orientation?
Something like double hollow (like in acer switch) ortogonaly aligned kickstands.
2:3 screen ratio is also sometimes reffered as paper ratio indicating that such tablets are supposed to replace paper and papers are used exclusivly in portrait mode.
When working on a document portrait mode is superior.
This would make Eve V trully revolutionary device allowing it to be used like no other.
And more importantly I think this is a more natural way of using these 2:3 tablet.
It is just that industry is completely ignoring that trying to pursvase us otherwise.
Just checked with this search function and this has been proposed and discussed previously, but those topics have already been archived, so they are not visible to everyone. Not sure if useful to link any of the topics because of that.
They actually had drawn concepts of kickstands and cases with that potential as well.
Yeah, I am getting “Sorry, you don’t have access to that topic!”
I searched for previous topics but didn’t find any dedicated ones.
Only mention of it barried somewhere among the posts.
But I didn’t see any designs and sketches.
I am very interested in those.
Could you link to it or copy paste or something.
When Surface Pro came out it was so obvious that 16:9 is never gonna work for office tasks.
It took them and others few generations to understand that.
But they still seam to able to get away of not being able to use tablet in portrait mode for document creation.
I see no intention of any of the big names to change that.
So our only hope is EVE V like they did with the bluetooth keyboard.
… Also, you’d have to block either some of the ports (including charging) or some other ports and buttons (including power/fingerprint). Not sure which is easier to live without but both scenarios are bad. Fear it may take a complete re-design… especially if the back of the case has to significantly change shape to accept a different kickstand design.
Or you can combine two of these frame-kickstands positionaed at 90 degrees.
One frame will be smaller and in the middle.
The other one will go around it
This is not shown on the image.
But image shows there is enough room around the existing one for another frame-kickstand.
Does anybody have an idea if this Ikea BERGENES stand will work with V (will V fit in it)? Or does someone have another suggestion for a small and cheap portrait kickstand? I’d like to get it in advance, so I have everything ready to rock.
Furthermore is there any limitations or drawbacks that come in mind, if I have the V in portrait mode and I connect it to a 16:9 aspect ratio monitor? Can I use both side-by-side in duplicate mode or just in extended mode? I have never had different aspect ratios, so I have no clue how Windows will work.