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HTC Windows RT tablets rumored for Q3 2013

Back in October we reported that HTC was leaving the U.S. tablet market after getting clobbered by major players like major players like Apple and Amazon. The smartphone maker hadn't had much in the way of success with its seven-inch Flyer or its Android-based 10.1-inch Jetstream tablets.
 
However, a report has surfaced which claims that HTC is coming back to the US tablet market. HTC is reportedly planning to make tablets running the Windows RT operating system. According to the sources, HTC is working on 12-inch and a seven-inch tablet (which can also make phone calls).

If this rumor turns out to be true, the move would give Microsoft another ally in the battle against iOS and Android on the tablet market. So far, Microsoft Windows tablets haven't been the success that Microsoft hoped for. Sales of the Surface RT tablet have been relatively modest and many of the business-focused Windows 8 tablets have yet to ship.

The sources claiming to be familiar with HTC's tablet plans claim both tablets will ship in 2013.

Source: Bloomberg





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RE: Fail
By sprockkets on 12/21/2012 6:37:27 PM , Rating: 2
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Windows RT only seems that way because its just starting out.


I guess, but MS usually gets things right on the 3rd try, and Win8 is just that (WP7, WP7.5, W8).


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