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Samsung to release Windows RT tablet in October

Samsung to release Windows RT tablet in October

Samsung will compete with Microsoft, HP and others with Windows tablet

Samsung is looking to launch a Windows RT tablet when Windows 8 is launched in October.

The Korean technology giant has been working on a tablet device running Windows RT which works with ARM processors, according to Bloomberg. The handheld PC will supposedly arrive in October along with Windows 8. See also: Windows 8: the complete guide.

Yesterday Microsoft confirmed that Windows 8 will be fully released by the end of October, signalling when Windows 8 laptops, PCs and tablet will start hitting the market for consumers to buy.

HP is planning to launch a Windows 8 tablet, too, running on an x86 desktop chip. Samsung's tablet will use a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.

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Microsoft itself will release two tablets called Surface RT and Surface Pro. These will not only compete with other Windows 8 tablets but Apple's iPad and Android-based alternatives.

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