Microsoft has revealed that Samsung, Dell and Lenovo will be joining Asus and themselves in building devices that will be running Windows RT. This operating system has been designed to work with devices that are using ARM chips. It will be available as a part of the computer and cannot be receive as an upgrade or a paid update.
Microsoft will releasing its own Windows Surface RT tablet and is scheduled to be launch on October 26th. Reports seems to suggest that the RT tablet will start out at $199 making it the same cost as the Google Nexus and Kindle Fire.
The Microsoft Surface tablet enables users to use a touchscreen whereas Samsung, Dell, Lenovo and Asus will offer users a Windows RT desktop experience instead. Acer has confirmed it will be launching Windows RT devices but this will not be until in 2013.
Toshiba has said it will observe the market conditions before releasing any devices but BloomBerg has reported that the manufacturer is not releasing any Windows RT devices because of a components delay.
Published on Thursday 16 August 2012 @ 11:14:57 by ANDYW
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