A number of handset maker have been tip as Windows 8 tablet producer look at an October release date, including HP, Dell, Lenovo, Acer and Asus.
The statement appear by way of Digitimes and its supply chain associates, who also handle Sony, Toshiba, Samsung, and Lenovo as working on Windows 8 tablets for an near the beginning of 2013 launch.
In the meantime Nokia, Microsoft’s best’s blossom and tablet wildcard, might release a 10-inch ARM-based Windows 8 tablet in November 2012 to total the pack.
Dell has been comparatively quiet on the tablet face, only launching the Dell Streak 10 tablet running Android Honeycomb late last year which it then quietly abandoned.
Likewise, HP’s forays into the tablet market have been less than victorious with the HP TouchPad show admired only after being greatly reduced.
But the source haven’t stopped at just Windows 8 tablets, they have too determined that Apple will launch a 9.7-inch iPad in October, set the iOS-shaped cat in the middle of the Windows 8-shaped pigeons for certain.