We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,258 News Articles

Samsung to release Windows RT tablet in October

Samsung will compete with Microsoft, HP and others with Windows tablet

Samsung is looking to launch a Windows RT tablet when Windows 8 is launched in October.

The Korean technology giant has been working on a tablet device running Windows RT which works with ARM processors, according to Bloomberg. The handheld PC will supposedly arrive in October along with Windows 8. See also: Windows 8: the complete guide.

Microsoft Windows 8 tablet

Yesterday Microsoft confirmed that Windows 8 will be fully released by the end of October, signalling when Windows 8 laptops, PCs and tablet will start hitting the market for consumers to buy.

HP is planning to launch a Windows 8 tablet, too, running on an x86 desktop chip. Samsung's tablet will use a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.

Windows 8 Advisor

Microsoft itself will release two tablets called Surface RT and Surface Pro. These will not only compete with other Windows 8 tablets but Apple's iPad and Android-based alternatives.    

Follow Chris Martin and @PCAdvisor on Twitter.


IDG UK Sites

Where to buy iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the UK: Launch day price, deals and contracts

IDG UK Sites

Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

IDG UK Sites

Professional photo and video techniques for perfect colours

IDG UK Sites

How (and where) to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Plus: What to do if you pre-ordered...