Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Samsung plans Windows RT tablet: A 'cover all bases' land grab?

  1. #1

    City of Burj Khalifah
    Posts : 273
    8 Release Preview, 7 Home Premium

    Samsung plans Windows RT tablet: A 'cover all bases' land grab?

    Samsung plans Windows RT tablet: A 'cover all bases' land grab?

    Summary: Samsung is said to be planning a Windows RT tablet, according to reports, but is the move a bid to 'hands in all pots' to take on its arch-rival in the table space?

    By Zack Whittaker for Between the Lines | July 9, 2012 -- Updated 08:17 GMT (01:17 PDT)

    Samsung is planning to announce an ARM-powered tablet running Windows RT --- known as Windows 8 on ARM --- according to Bloomberg, citing sources familiar with the matter.

    There's little to go on besides rumblings that the device will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and that the company expects to launch around the same time as parent operating system Windows 8 is released into the wild --- expected in or around October.
    Find out more.. Samsung plans Windows RT tablet: A 'cover all bases' land grab? | ZDNet

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 5,360
    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    Yes, it's going to be tough for MS.

    PC sales increased modestly by about 2% last year.

    Win8 will slow that , pc sales will take a hit

    MS are going to find it hard to make a serious impact on the current $400 plus tablet market leaders.

    They are leaving everything under that price open to Google/Android ( and Apple if they bring out mini ipad)
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Related Threads
Hi there This looks possibly interesting - could be the best of BOTH BBC News - Samsung Ativ Q tablet runs both Windows 8 and Android It also runs using the New HASWELL chip too. Depending on the price I could actually get interested in this (Sorry Ms Surface I think you've just been...
Is this intentional or is there a way to change this? This seems ridiculous that with Skydrive enabled, it doesn't automatically grab pictures out of the camera roll on the tablet like it does Windows Phone 8, etc.. is there a way to adjust this? I'm also running into issues with it's ability...
Samsung tablet hangs on sleep with cover in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Hey all, I recently bought a Samsung ATIV 500T Tablet PC. I got it all updated via Windows Update (the only updates in the list now are Silverlight-related). Recently, I noticed that if I close the lid (third-party that uses the built-in Samsung magnet) without having shut the screen off before,...
Windows 8 tablet showdown: ASUS vs HP vs Samsung - notebooks, hybrids, Windows 8, tablets, laptops - ARN
MS, Samsung to show Windows 8 tablet at Build • reghardware
Microsoft patents reveal touch+pen plans, Windows 8 tablet future? | WinRumors
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook