Asus planning a Windows 8 tablet?

Asus has recently confirmed that they will release a Windows 8 tablet within this year, and another Android tablet from them might be on its way
Pallab Jyotee Hazarika,

Asus has recently confirmed that they will release a Windows 8 tablet within a year. As the Windows 8 will be releasing their latest Windows version a bit later this year, so it appears as if Asus will be utilizing the non-Apple operating system from Microsoft.

Asus has also made the latest Tegra 3 microprocessor as well as the much-anticipated Transformer Prime. Some early reports are also in the aid saying that the new tablet will be released by the company before the end of the year which will be running on Windows 8 OS.

The Taiwanese company reported in their recent presentation that the company will be up against iPad of Apple using the Windows 8 OS even as it aims to continue offering its Android powered devices in the market.

The new Windows device from Asus will have a different design and it is also being reported that that it will utilize an ARM microprocessor once it is released into the market. There is even news about the company assigning around 150 employees in the development of the tablet that will utilize the Windows 8 OS.

The company seems to be working on another tablet model which will run on Android and will be released within the month. This model will be with a much smaller screen, which might be about 7inch. It will most probably utilize the Ice Cream Sandwich.

 The Company is also about to release a 3G version of the Transformer Prime in addition to the new Windows 8 tablet and smaller Android tablet. This 3G version will be released within the quarter and might be sporting a high resolution screen. However, the release date of the tablet is not yet released. 


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Pallab Jyotee Hazarika, 2012-01-16 (Update: 2012-05-26)