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re: Acer delays launch of Windows RT tablets
RonaldHui   11/1/2012 5:05:25 PM
"The success of Windows RT—the first version of Windows to run on anything other than chips built on Intel Corp.'s X86 architecture" Anyone remember window on MIPS?

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re: Acer delays launch of Windows RT tablets
Mahanth Gouda   10/31/2012 4:33:29 PM
The only killing feature a WIn RT brings is the Microsoft Office. It will be interesting to wait and watch how well these apps run on a Windows RT based device, there are already some fumes coming out of it, but will have to give some more time to get some concrete FEEDBACK. Looking forward for positive feedback....

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re: Acer delays launch of Windows RT tablets
mcgrathdylan   10/31/2012 6:14:02 AM
Great questions. I'm curious how that will play out. My suspicion is that, no, most people won't be willing to pay the premium for Windows on a tablet. Android seems to work just fine.

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re: Acer delays launch of Windows RT tablets
rick merritt   10/31/2012 4:46:36 AM
I'm not surprised given Microsoft's moves to jump ahead of its own customers. That said, Lenovo has already launched its product, and both Asus and ZTE have plans for WinRT. The big question to me is whether there is much of a Windows tablet market for Microsoft or anyone. Do users want Windows apps on their tablets enough to pay the Windows OS and memory tax for them? What edge does WinRT have over Android tabs besides a higher cost?

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