Why Windows 8 tablets will beat Android

By Archean
Feb 6, 2012
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    They need to get the price 'just right' IMO, and if they get UI right it may mean end of road for Android tablets.
  2. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,809   +642

    Yup. The pricing aspect is the icing on the cake. The biggest hurdle with uptake is getting past the consumers' fear of the new. For the majority of people, familiarity = comfort....and Windows is at the very least, a very familiar part of most tech users lives.
  3. Cerf

    Cerf Newcomer, in training Posts: 31

    I can bet you won't be getting a Win8 tablet for a 200 bucks :)
    They'll spend alot for marketing and the hardware will be top-notch for sure, i'd say the price will be around iPad's pricing, and that'll make the sale of a Win8 tablet, well, difficult.
  4. mercury01

    mercury01 Newcomer, in training

    There will be a large amount of fragmentation in the x86 vs ARM platform capabilities of Windows 8. In other words, applications that run on a desktop version of Windows 8 will not run on a Metro only ARM tablet. This will be frustrating to users who don't understand the reasons for this. Even more frustrating when their friend has an x86 tablet which will run them. [​IMG]


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