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Samsung working on a Windows RT tablet, available in October once RTM hits

Looks like Samsung is jumping aboard the Windows RT bandwagon as a new report suggests that Samsung is planning on releasing a Windows RT-based tablet around October of this year, which is when the general availability of Windows 8 will take place.

“Samsung has made a handheld computer built on Windows RT, the first version of Windows that works on ARM technology, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the plans haven’t been made public. Windows RT devices will be released in October, one person said,” the report states. The Samsung Windows RT tablet will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip and allows for competition against Intel and AMD’s chipset against new ARM-based competitors such as Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, and Nvidia. Samsung’s decision to support Windows RT is opposite of what HP announced recently when they stated they will not have a Windows RT-based tablet once the operating system launches, but instead, will have an Intel/AMD x86 tablet.

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