“Original design manufacturers based in Taiwan indicated to DigiTimes that Intel and Microsoft have been working closely with partners to develop new tablets based on the forthcoming Windows 8 operating system, which will launch this fall,” Oliver reports. “The sources indicated that Microsoft will release Windows 8 for traditional PCs to device makers in September, while Windows RT, the newly announced name for the ARM-based version, will be issued some time after.”
Oliver reports, “Windows 8 tablets from Lenovo and Acer are expected to be priced as low as $300, to take on low-end Android tablets, while more expensive and powerful models will target Apple’s iPad. Those tablets will reportedly cost as much as $1,000; Apple’s most expensive iPad model with a 64-gigabyte capacity and wireless cellular connectivity is $829.”
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