This shows the actual built-in PDF app that I tried during the Asus event:
That looks to be a conventional PDF, likely created from MS Word. I wonder how it would handle highlighting on a Google Books PDF, which is all-image, not characters.
floundering remain undecided between a full Windows 8 tablet or an Android tablet. The upcoming Archos Platinum series and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 have tempered my Windows 8 tablet enthusiasm — for now.
I might wind up sitting out the initial round of Windows 8 tablets to wait for better, faster, cheaper later this year.