Also, better that they can work for 4+ hours on battery, cheap tablets are not great in that area.
If we really cared about viruses destroying the US economy, we wouldn't be still running windows in the business world.
That remembers me of something. If the malware can brick the PC is probably BIOS/manufacturer fault, as it was in that case. And could be something intended by the NSA... when you force manufacturers to put your backdoors in their systems you can be the one responsible for bricking, either because you did it or because you opened the door.