February 12, 2012
Windows 8 tablet computers this year is predicted to be present. How to deal with iPad’s chances of a market leader and also a row of Android-based tablet?
Analysts said Windows 8 tablets to be sold at affordable prices and provided a lot of applications to be able to fight. Functionality should also be complete.
Amazon Kindle tablet Success Fire for example, triggered by the cheap price, $ 199. Now, Amazon Kindle iPad Fire defeated only in terms of total sales. On the other hand, the position of the other Android tablet that could be considered to weaken the opportunity for Microsoft.
“The rise in non iPad tablet shipments in the fourth quarter of 2011 reached a high cost, with discount pricing on many Android tablet and the provision of free product as part of a promotion,” said Rhoda Alexander, analyst of IHS.
The number of patent lawsuits against Android is expected also to the vendors looked at Windows 8. These opportunities need to be caught Microsoft by providing competitive prices to its partners.
“The manufacturing and vendor branded alternatives in Windows 8, which may be more profitable,” added IHS, quoted from eWeek, Monday (20/02/2012).
Windows 8 tablets had to be sold at prices lower than the iPad. For view of previous experience, it is difficult for vendors to compete with iPad tablet if it costs the same or more expensive.
Microsoft also assessed must bring a lot of sophisticated applications in Windows 8. As is known, of the success factors iPad application is an abundant ecosystem.