10 available devices to test drive Windows 8
While there’s a lot of talk about touchscreen devices to show off Windows 8 to its best advantage, none is for sale yet built to Microsoft specifications. The company did hand out a limited run of a Samsung Windows 8 Developer Preview touchscreen PCs to key developers, but mere mortals can’t buy one. However, here are some off-the-shelf devices that Microsoft says it uses in its labs to put Windows 8 through its paces.
PC makers are selling laptops with Microsoft's royalty free Windows 8.1 with Bing OS starting at $249
Lenovo's $199 Tab S8 has an Intel Bay Trail chip and a 1920 x 1200-pixel resolution screen
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