There are a bunch of hardware partners who will bring their Windows 8 and Windows RT based devices after the October 26th public release of Windows 8.Microsoft already confirmed about Their own Surface tablets as well as Windows RT based tablets from Dell,Samsung Lenovo are slated for release at the same time.
This time around there is a much talk about the hybrid devices,i.e Tablets convertible into notebooks/ultrabooks.Recently Fujitsu,another hardware company in the Windows 8 business demonstrated their upcoming version of Windows 8 based hybrid devices at The annual Hong Kong Computer & Communications Festival.
The first one is Stylistic Q702 “Quattro”,sports a 11.1″ display(IPS Panel),sports an Intel Core i5-3427U chip.It also sports a fingerprint scanner, front and rear cameras, 4GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD.This device is a laptop+tablet hybrid courtesy a keyboard dock.
Second device named LifeBook T902 “Tercel” is a 13.3-inch convertible laptop,it is powered by the intel Core i7-3520M, 8GB of RAM, 500GB 7,200rpm hard drive,it also sports a Blu Ray burner, LTE radio and a 72Wh (6,700mAh) battery.It is bundled with Windows 7 operating system,so we can expect it to be released earlier than the Quattro hybrid.
Pricing and availability details have not yet been announced officially,but as we are just weeks away from the public release of Windows 8,we can expect the release sooner rather than later.