We have finally seen the most anticipated and most discussed Windows 8 RT tablet aka Windows 8 on ARM (WOA) device which is the first one ever to be seen in public. Manufactured by Asus, it carries a Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor with 2GB or RAM, it has a screen resolution of 1366 x 768 and best of all, it is running the Windows 8 RT Consumer Preview version. It also has a detachable keyboard which makes it a tablet as well as notebook.
Microsoft announced the new version of Windows 8 known as Windows RT which was the first ever OS by Microsoft to support ARM based architecture. (You may see our comparison for differences between a Windows 8 on x86/64 and ARM processor). Designed specifically for best performance with low power consumption, Windows RT is one of the best ever technology we have ever seen since now. But, we haven’t seen any device running Windows RT until now, when ASUS revealed their first ever Windows RT tablet or you may call it a convertible. This tablet with detachable keyboard tablet has taken the detachable keyboard feature from its cousin, Asus’s transformer tablets running Android OS.
Named as Asus Tablet 600, this very first of its kind device has the following specifications:
- Nvidia Tegra 3 processor with quad cores
- 2GB of RAM
- 32 GB internal storage
- 10.1 inches in screen size
- Screen resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels
- Multi-touch capacitive screen with IPS LCD
- Ambient Light sensor
- WiFi 802.11b/g/n
- Bluetooth 4.0
- NFC (Near Field Technology)
- 8 MP back camera with LED flash and autofocus
- 2 MP front facing camera
With all the awesome specs, this tablet can be considered a tablet market contender and it may enter the range of most popular tablets/convertibles.
Image and Specs via: The Verge