Samsung is the latest manufacturer to officially jump on board, though that won’t come as much of a surprise considering the role the South Koreans played at the Windows 8 launch a few months ago.
Back in September, Samsung gave away 5,000 Windows 8-rockin’ tablets to attendees of Microsoft’s Build conference. Those lucky sonsof…
The Samsung Windows 8 tablet boasts a meaty 11.6in 1366 x 768 Super PLS display, 1.6GHz dual-core Intel i5 processor, 64GB internal storage and 4GB RAM.
Sounds impressive, non? Alas, it’s a limited edition beast specifically made for developers so they can get started on cranking out apps for the spanking new platform.
However, don’t start sobbing just yet. Uhm Kyu Ho, head of sales and marketing for Samsung’s PC business, has confirmed that the South Korean manufacturer will start selling Windows 8 tablets in the second half of 2012, starting with a modified version of its Series 7 slate.
Windows 7 really wasn’t designed with tablets in mind, so we’re excited to see what impact Windows 8 might have on the market when it arrives next year.
via: Microsoft News