Microsoft has detailed its plans for Windows RT tablets. The tablets are powered by Windows RT, an ultra-mobile version of the Windows 8 OS. These tablets will be produced in mass and will be sporting hybrid keyboards and switchable screens.
Microsoft spoke about their commitment to making Windows RT a powerful platform with tremendous versatility. The Software giant has revamped the graphics core of Windows RT for improved HD animation and playback…
A Microsoft blog post reads,
Windows RT begins a new era of ARM-based PCs, where we are working with our Silicon and PC manufacturing partners to bring a whole new set of innovations to market.…I would like to provide an update on our efforts to collaborate across the ecosystem in bringing new Windows RT PCs to market.
Microsoft partners continue to work to achieve industry-leading touch accuracy and responsiveness.
Extensive testing has taken place, especially regarding battery life. Using a powerful new feature called Connected Standby, devices can be connected during sleep and yet do consume no more battery than if they were on standby.
- Microsoft Surface for Windows RT tablet coming October 26th for $199? (engadget.com)
- Microsoft names Windows RT makers (bbc.co.uk)
- Lenovo, Dell, and Samsung Windows RT tablets and laptops confirmed (theverge.com)