“Here’s a new survey out from Boston Consulting Group, which says 42 percent of U.S. consumers would like to buy a tablet that runs Microsoft’s operating system,” Peter Kafka reports for AllThingsD. “That makes it the most desired OS by a significant margin, trailed by Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android.”

Boston Consulting Group Tablet OS Survey

Kafka reports, “The BCG study isn’t an anomaly. Forrester conducted a poll earlier this year and got the same message, with an even starker gap between Microsoft and everyone else: ‘Only 9% of consumers considering buying a tablet actively prefer an Android tablet — compared with 16% who prefer iOS and 46% who prefer Windows.'”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]