RT Best Windows tablets that will arrive this year
We are close, very close, the arrival on the market of Windows 8, the new version of the successful Microsoft operating system, which this time included a version called Windows RT, designed to give life to mobile devices with ARM architecture processors and thus enter to compete in this strong and tough tablet market, led by the iPad and crowded with a large number of Android devices.
The date announced by the Redmond for the launch of Windows 8 to the public is the 26th of October, in just one week, and since that day we will rise to a variety of devices, including tablet, you will want to get your attention and the public. That is why, on the eve of the arrival of this new rival in the field of 10-inch touchscreens, here in Gizmodo we bring you the best options to consider when you make a Windows tablet RT.
Microsoft Surface RT
How not to start with the first tablet created directly by Microsoft? The ARM version of this device will hit the market on October 26 the same promising to be the flagship of the platform, which will surely fulfill promise.
The birth saw a couple of months of the hand of Steve Ballmer himself, eccentric, and a few days ago announced the official prices which hit the market , starting at $ 499 with a storage capacity of 32 GB, increasing 100 U.S. dollar price for the 64GB model or $129 if we also have that wonderful cover with keyboard that have been created in the city of Redmond.
RT Surface boasts some enviable benefits including an Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core, two cameras, a thickness of only 9.3 mm and a 10-inch display with 720p resolution which Microsoft has an impressive quality. This device, no doubt, will be the first choice of many people when thinking about getting a Windows tablet.
ASUS RT Live Tab
ASUS also bet on the first instance by the Windows market RT, to be presented during the last IFA 2012 its tablet ASUS RT Live Tab , a device that promises a lot of potential and quality, thanks to expect nothing less than a NVidia Tegra 3 processor quad-core and 12-core GPU to handle graphics, 2GB RAM, 2 MP camera and 8 MP, NFC and a lighter weight than Surface (a mere 520 grams), all to be enjoyed on a screen 10.1-inch 1366×768 pixel resolution.
In addition, and as is tradition for ASUS, the user has the option to acquire a QWERTY keyboard dock, which features two USB 2.0 ports and an extra battery for greater autonomy.
It costs $599 with 32 GB of storage, plus it costs $ 199 keyboard dock.
Dell XPS 10
Dell introduced a variety of devices very attractive at IFA 2012 , including that peculiar laptop screen that swivels to become a tablet called Dell XPS Duo 12 and also the younger brother, who is a full tablet giving, working with the Windows version of RT. This is the Dell XPS 10.
This, like the ASUS RT Live Tab mentioned above, is a convertible thanks to a keyboard dock. One of its main attractions is the housing that covers it is carbon fiber, which will give it greater strength and lighter weight, plus obviously a fascinating aspect.
The interior has a processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core, and its screen is 10 inches with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. Unfortunately, although they promised it would be available sometime in November, have not yet mentioned the price. Is estimated to be around $ 599 like the ASUS.
RT ATIV Samsung Tab
Koreans from Samsung that have to be present throughout the market would not let Windows exception to RT, and so during the last IFA 2012 Samsung presented its new RT ATIV Tab which could prove a fair bit in that technology .
Like the Dell XPS 10 has a processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual core 1.5 GHz often, plus 2 GB of RAM and storage capacities of 32 or 64 GB. Their cameras are 1.9 and 5 MP, front and rear respectively, and 8,200 mAh battery.
Unlike previous models, Samsung is committed to include in this tablet the most popular types of connectivity such as NFC, 3G and LTE (4G). Unfortunately, the price of its different versions has not yet been announced, however, provides that the base model costs $ 499.
Many more RT Windows tablets in 2013
Both Sony and Toshiba and HP, to name a few, have been left out of this first wave of releases of Windows RT devices, however, is to ensure that their plans to launch some models in the near future. Surely the intentions of these manufacturers is to first see how he does to others in this newborn market, before venturing to invest in it, especially HP, which has not fared very well in the world of tablets.
These four models are announcing represent the best and most promising options with Windows ARM tablets to be born in the remainder of 2012, effective October 26, and which will maximize all the news that Microsoft has incorporated into its new platform. If still in doubt of what promises Windows 8, feel free to stop by the new section which premiered to present all over the platform .
Also, if you want more or opt for a hybrid tablet with Windows 8 (instead of Windows RT), the first prices have been announced .
These tablets will account? Threaten the leadership of iPad? We’ll know in the coming months.Tags: Surface, Windows 8, Windows RT