Samsung is said to be working on a tablet that will run on Windows RT and the tablet is expected to be dispatched in October 2012, Windows RT is based on ARM-processor and is a version of Windows 8.
A person said “Samsung has made a handheld computer built on Windows RT, the first version of Windows that works on ARM Holdings Plc (ARM) technology, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the plans haven’t been made public. Windows RT devices will be released in October.”
The Windows RT tablets will run on a Snapdragon Qualcomm processor. Microsoft is also getting into the tablet battle. It has announced the launch of its Surface tablets. There will be two model versions available of the device – Windows RT and Windows 8.
With the launch of the Surface tablets and third party hardware support, Microsoft is willing to take a large chunk of the tablet market share currently dominated by Apple with its iPad.
Apple is leading with 58% of the market share. Samsung is far behind with 11% and this includes both the Windows 7 as well at their range of Android tablets.
Also check out our gadget news on HP plans for Windows RT tablets.
Source: Think Digit