Excerpted from the tech site CNET, Friday, September 9, 2011, a local newspaper called the Korean Economic Daily preach the tablet will run the Windows operating system 8. Still according to local media, Samsung plans to launch the tablet at a Microsoft conference held in Anaheim, Calif., next week.
The emergence of Windows 8 have been circulating the past few months. A document leaked in June, calling Microsoft is developing an operating system that supports tablet devices and has been optimized for low-power ARM processor.
Meanwhile, Samsung has released a smartphone with operating system Windows 7 Phone, but so far the tab is still relying on the Galaxy line for Android operating system.
“Apple will continue to dominate and become a world leader in the tablet marketplace,” said Mark Moskowitz, a spokesman for Apple.
“No other tablets that offer the highest volume of sales of tablets in the international markets in addition to the iPad,” said some other analysis in the notes to investors by AppleInsider.
“We are still awaiting the emergence of a tablet player number two, although this can not happen until the release of Windows 8 in 2012,” said the analyst, as quoted by TG Daily, Friday (9/9/2011).
In many cases, Moskowitz added that if the entire tablet other than the iPad forced competing for second place and ready to compete with products from Apple tablet, so that competition drives down prices by 12.1 percent in 2011 and an additional rebate 7 , 2 percent in the tablets would happen in 2012.
iPad popularity, making Moskowitz raise estimates for the number of tablet shipments in 2011 could reach 51.9 million units.