Acer has officially announced the Iconia W3 today at Computex 2013, packaging Windows 8 inside an 8-inch tablet for the first time.
At 0.45 inches thick and 8.1 inches on the screen, the tablet specs announced today all agree with the leaked specs we’d already heard, and make it the smallest Windows 8-packing slate seen so far.
The Acer Iconia W3 is powered by an Intel Atom ‘Clover Trail’ Z2760 processor at 1.8 GHz, it has an 8-inch 1280 x 800 display and either 32 GB or 64 GB of internal storage plus microSD card expansion. You [...]
Flat-screen TV manufacturer Vizio jumped into computers in 2012, launching its Windows 8 tablet at CES.
The Vizio Tablet is an 11.6-inch slate that will pack a dual-core 1GHz AMD z60 processor, a 1080p display and 2GB of RAM. Other specs include 64GB SSD storage, 2MP front cam, micro-HDMI, and micro-USB.
The Advanced Micro AMD Device’s Z60 processor allow Vizio’s tablet to run older programs on Windows 8, such as Apple’s iTunes.
One of the biggest negative to Windows hardware over the years is that many vendors [...]
HP CEO : Meg Whitman, Addressing a conference in Northern California, made it very clear that HP plans on bringing a new line of tablets to the mixup. Intel Based tablets are going to be a big hit in 2012 especially because of the new mobile platform chips made by Intel. HP will use this chips and introduce Windows 8 tablets this year.
According to industry insider Eldar Murtazin, HTC is working on a Windows 8 slate that will be powered by a Qualcomm-built ARM chipset. HTC is usually the first vendor when it comes to portable OS launches from Microsoft. As was the case during launch of Windows Phone 7. Now HTC is possibly going to be the first manufacturer to run windows 8 in tablet form. The only difference here is that a large mass of PC vendors/manufacturers (the likes of Dell, HP, Samsung, Lenovo, Tosiba, Asus, Acer, MSI) that have the hardware equipped to run Windows 8 tablets already have their devices to boot.
Many tablet PC’s may [...]