Re: 2000 quid?
£799 will get you an 11 tablet more powerful than many laptops sold at the same price.
Nope, it isn't. Not while it runs iOS on an ARM SoC anyhow.
People spend close to £2000 for a MS Surface Pro, they run Office on it, nobody called them "idiots"..
And they keep them for five to ten years (well, they're supposed to keep them that long). An iPad could give you like three years and five on life support (aka waiting for the upgrade that'll "un-crap" it a la iPhone 4S / iPad 2 and what they became with iOS 8)