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Report: 32 Windows 8 Tablets to Launch in 2012

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    Report: 32 Windows 8 Tablets to Launch in 2012


    Apple spawned the media tablet market with the launch of the original iPad a couple of years back. Two iPad updates and countless Android tablets later, its viselike grip over the tablet market remains intact. To add insult to injury for its rivals, market research firm IDC recently predicted that it could take until 2015 for Android tablets to overtake the iPad in terms of market share. Well, not so fast. For all we know, Windows 8 and not Android could eventually end up upsetting Apple’s apple cart.

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    Yeah, there will probably a split market. The low end will be for Android and at the higher and high end Windows8 and the iPad will compete. I doubt that Win8 tablets (especially the x86 versions) will be able to get a lot below $500.
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    Wow, 32?! This is exciting! I have 32 new options to choose a slate/tablet! Remember in Return of the Jedi where the Death Star is under construction and gets destroyed again by the Rebels? Yep, this is what Windows 8 will do to apple again.
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