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Toshiba, Acer, Asus to unveil Windows 8 tablets

Written by Andre Yoskowitz @ 04 Jun 2012 12:26

Toshiba, Acer, Asus to unveil Windows 8 tablets According to Bloomberg, Toshiba, Acer and Asus will unveil Windows 8 tablets next week.
Asus will show off tablets with optional keyboard docks, just like its current Android devices, say the sources. Toshiba and Acer will show off tablets and notebooks.

Windows 8 is the first Microsoft operating system that will run on ARM-based chips, the processors that dominate over 90 percent of the tablet and smartphone markets.

The Asus device, for one, will run on a Tegra 3 quad-core processor and Acer's device will run on an Intel chip. Toshiba's will be powered by a yet unknown Texas Instruments processor.

Microsoft is expected to release Windows 8 in October.

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