We are seeing rumors about launch of Windows 8 tablets from several manufacturersÂ ever since the latest operating system from Microsoft landed as a consumer preview. The latest rumor comes from The Verge that Lenovo is planning to release a tablet running Windows 8. Lenovo wants to be the first manufacturer to release a tablet with Windows 8.
Nokia is also working on a Windows 8 tablet and is rumored to release in Q4 2012 earlier. Nokiaâ€
Apart from Nokia other manufacturers like Dell, HP and Asus are also in the race to launch tablets running Windows 8. Dell is expected to launch a Windows tablet for enterprise customers on the day of the Windows 8 launch.
Not many details are available about the rumored Lenovo tablet but The Verge is suspecting that it may be Lenovo Ideapad Yoga showcased at CES. It is a 13.3 inch tablet with attached keyboard and with 360 degree hinge it can work as a tablet and laptop style book.
The rumored Lenovo tablet will use Intel chip, while Nokia is using ARM chip to power its tablet. Windows 8 will support ARM chips through a version of Windows 8 designed especially for ARM chips.
Source: The Verge