According to the recent reports HP is expected to offer ARM processors based Windows 8 game tablets. It has been Stated by HP spokeswoman that the company has decided to focus on the Intel x86 chips based mobile processors meant specifically for the tablets and netbooks. Its main focus is to target the business class users with the HP tablets with Windows 8 on them. HP had a hard luck with tablets - be it the Windows 7 based tablets or the HP Touch Pad. . Now the company is planning to play it safe with the next major Windows 8 operating system based tablets. HP is expected to use the Intel Cedar Trail-W processors in its Business centric tablets running Windows 8 operating system. . Not to be neglected, that Windows 8 on these tablets will be a full blown operating system unlike the Windows RT that supports ARM architecture based mobile processors. It has been stated by HP spokeswoman that consumer feedback email played a very important role in deciding to focus on Intel CPU based tablets.
HP sticks to Intel chips only based tablets that may result into less number of ARM based Windows RT running tablets this year. Microsoft has offered Windows RT access to limited number of PC makers in order to maintain a quality. Nvidia, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments were reportedly allowed to design their chips into two devices - tablets, notebooks or hybrids. Today ARM architecture design based processor which includes the Apple iPad is available in majority. We are expecting to see Intel processor based tablets in the market to compete head to head with the ARM based tablet this year. Large chunk of the tablets available today are based on the ARM architecture design based processor which also includes the Apple iPad. We expect to see Intel processor based tablets in the market to compete head to head with the ARM based tablets b y the end of this year.
Source : Themobileindian