Samsung are Building the First Windows 8 Tablet

We’ve got two pieces of juicy Windows 8 related information to bring you today. Firstly, we have learnt that Microsoft are preparing to show off the first ever Windows 8 Tablet at their BUILD developer conference next week.

Secondly, the first ever Windows 8 Tablet will be manufactured by none other than Samsung.

After securing an exclusive deal to produce the second and third Google-branded Nexus smartphones, it would appear Samsung has secured yet another exclusive deal with Microsoft to manufacture the first Windows 8-based Tablet.

WinRumours reports that Windows chief Steven Sinofsky will give a keynote speech next Tuesday at the Microsoft BUILD developer conference to unveil Windows 8 working on a Tablet computer, manufactured by Samsung.

We also expect to hear more details on Windows 8 including information on Windows Server 8 at the conference, which takes place between September 13th and 16th.

WinRumours quotes a source familiar with Microsoft’s plans, who says Microsoft are planning to hand out Windows 8 Tablets to each attendee at the BUILD conference. Google previously did the same thing at their I/O conference earlier this year, choosing to hand out customised Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 devices.

The same source confirms that the Windows 8 Tablet will be powered by an ARM processor and include specific hardware advances specifically designed for the new OS.

Are you interested in Windows on Tablets or are you happy with your iPad or Android Tablet?

Via: WinRumours



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