Here is the first product in the world to integrate Windows 8, or at least we can say that this is the first tablet with Windows 8 version for developers. It is a tablet created by Samsung, which seems to be everywhere making terminals for all brands. Samsung is working closely with Microsoft to provide an interesting solution to the world you need a PC with Windows 8, and would not be surprised to be the first to launch a commercial product with the final version of Windows 8.
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This tablet is no more, is a tablet for development, which probably means that this product as we see now, has very little chance to come to light. It has no official name, but Microsoft calls it Windows Developer Preview Samsung PC, there is nothing.
Are known and confirmed that Windows 8 is developed to run on ARM processors, but this time did not want power to be a problem and have included an Intel Core i5 second generation. With a screen diagonal of 11.6 inches in a 16:9 full format is not as square as the iPhone or even more elongated as some tablets with Android. Your screen resolution and are more elongated with some similarity to the format of a widescreen monitor screen PC and do not forget that although it looks like a Tablet, in the end for Microsoft this is not just another PC. Moreover, its screen is Super PLS, showing a good brightness and colors.
Includes 4GB of DDR3 memory, a 64GB SSD, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11n and 3G modem compatible with traditional 3G networks, at least compatible with AT & T in the U.S. GSM is the same used in Europe. It has a USB port on the left to connect any type of device, headphone jack, mini HDMI output to connect an external display, microSD card reader and finally, a front key Windows application that lets you change or return to the screen.
The package includes Microsoft has given us a second box with accessories like a Bluetooth keyboard and a dock that adds more connections and an Ethernet port, HDMI port traditional or extra USB.
With the new interface Metro, initially seen in Windows Phone 7, is much easier to go through applications and surf the Internet, an interface tailored to the fingers is at least the first thing you need to make a tablet works well and even Now, all created with Windows 7 tablets lacked this, an integrated interface that does not feel like a bad fix.
If you’ve ever used a Windows Phone 7 will cost you nothing to use the new interface as it is very similar, but never did, not a big puzzle. So far, your applications are represented by small icons came to be in a menu (the Start) or on the desktop, now with Windows 8 what is intended is that applications are alive, displaying information on the screen and having it all ahead. It put the theory of smartphone operating systems to your computer, where you have ordered all your applications, without using folders or menus.
Even Windows 8 Metro use this new interface, the traditional Windows is still there, behind, and can be configured to be your desktop. Although there have been changes to the interface to make it easier to use with your finger, is a reality that the traditional Windows interface, included in this Windows 8, is not the best option if you want to work smoothly.
It may seem interesting to have a tablet on which you can install applications such as Photoshop CS5, or any other need a Windows with enough resources, but remember that everything is focused on the software and it is optimized for use with your fingers.
Unfortunately we are talking about the first beta for developers of Windows 8, a very early version that is developing and closing bugs every day. Again, one must understand that this is a beta, not final software.
Given that this is a first beta to developers this is not a surprise, but the fact is that now, with the version that comes this tablet can not be used as a production computer so slow that it puts some occasions. For example when you have many applications open, the processor becomes very hot and they have the fans come into play. This will open your eyes completely.
At day’s end we can not forget something: it is a tablet, is a PC with an interface tailored for tablets, a very good interface, but the end is a Windows PC.
I am confident that under ARM architecture, Windows 8 may be a rival for many tablets, but will need lots of applications developed under Metro to be an interesting rival and finally, the date is also something that premium. With more than two years ahead, Microsoft’s competitors have opted for tablets that work great, are not intended to be a tablet PC and, if not the next generation of personal terminals after the PC.
Is a terminal for developers, with beta software developers to test their applications, we can not judge it as a final product.