We all would love to see the list of Windows 8 tablet machines…but for the moment the OEMs are largely keeping their powder dry.
However I have pulled together what I have spotted so far … which is certainly enough to keep me excited 🙂 Be warned … some are simply rumours!
In date order:
September 2011: Samsung Windows 8 Developer Preview
The “Build tablet” reviewed on techradar.
January: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga “multi-position notebook” aka notebook/tablet
This sweet looking machine was unveiled in January 2012. I’m currently using a Lenovo W520 and rate Lenovo machines highly.
February: Windows 8 Consumer Preview event
Included the Samsung preview slate from Build, Lenovo U300 (not a tablet) and devices from Texas Instruments and Qualcomm
Watch the video where we showed off some of the hardware.
April 16th: Intel Cove Point Ultrabook-Tablet Hybrid
12.5-inch screen, two USB 3.0 ports and an HDMI port
They also showed this interesting take on Windows 8.
To this when you close the lid. Yes… that is Windows 8 peaking out underneath:
Read more on Wired.
April 27th: HP Tablet Rumour
Rumour reported on zdnet/neowin of a HP 10.1 inch tablet with 8 to 10 hours of battery and slightly thinner than an iPad.
May 15th: Windows 8 Ultrabook Intel reference design
Nothing new from April above but you can read more on engadget.
May 24th: Dell Tablet Rumour
Rumour reported on neowin of a 10.1inch tablet, 2GB RAM and running Intel Clover Trail Atom Dual Core with up to 12 hours of battery life.