microsoft goes cheap with $120 toshiba windows 8 tablet
Microsoft is working with Toshiba to launch a cheap product.
Price of small screen tablet.
At the IFA conference in Berlin, the two companies released 7-
Inch version of Windows power 10
The inch Encore 2 tablet was released earlier this year.
Unlike reta2, the retail price of reta2 is $269.
The Encore Mini costs $119.
99, may be lower.
It is reported that Toshiba expects retailers to discount Windows 8 tablets to $99 when they are on the shelves this month. .
Instead of buying Windows, more and more consumers are turning to iPads, Android tablets and Chromebooks supported by Google\'s Chrome operating system.
According to research firm Gartner, sales of Chromebook are expected to double to 14 units.
Between 4 million and 2017, and 5.
As more and more consumers turn to cheaper computers, which are still accessible to the Internet, 2 million were sold in 2014.
Microsoft announced earlier this year that it will not charge manufacturers a traditional \"license fee\" to use Windows on devices with a screen size of less than 9 inch to keep them creating devices for their platform, create them at a cheaper price.
On the Encore Mini, consumers will get a tablet with excellent performance
The core Intel Atom processor and 1 gb of RAM allow it to run the full Windows 8. 1 software.
It also has a 0. 3-
Megapixel front camera for video chat and 2-
Camera after millions of pixels.
But there is trade-offs.
The display is not HD and the machine is missing a full-size USB slot (
Although Toshiba includes a micro
USB to USB adapter with tablet)
The device has only 16 gb of internal storage space.
Toshiba provides 1 tb of free cloud storage in Microsoft\'s one drive, and you can also enhance storage (by up to 128GB)
Via optional micro SD card.
Tablet with 1-
Subscribe to the personal version of the Microsoft Office 365 subscription service for one year to provide users with the full version of the company Office application suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote and PowerPoint.
Encore Mini has added more and more low
Prices for Windows tablets, including the Acer Iconia Tab 8 w tablet, which was recently announced to be launched in November.
Acer\'s tablet is priced at $149.
99 and provide the same four
The core processor and many other specifications on the Encore Mini.
Acer\'s devices include 8-Inch HD display.
News of cheap devices is just the beginning of an important month for Microsoft.
The company announced on Wednesday that the new Nokia Lumia Phone, which runs Windows Phone, is expected to release the next version of Windows on September 30, called \"Windows 9\", before the rumored release early next year \".