"The plan for an RT tablet is ongoing," Wong told PCWorld, adding that it'll wait for Windows RT 8.1 before making a firm decision. But that shouldn't be too long, seeing as RT 8.1 is due around the same time as Windows 8.1, in the second half of this year. It seems Acer doesn't have much faith in the existing version of the OS though. "To be honest, there's no value doing the current version of RT," Wong said. He was speaking at Acer's New York event, where it unleashed a boatload of new gadgets, including a couple of hybrid laptop-cum-tablets, one of which you can see at the top of this story.
Sales of Windows RT devices have so far failed to set the tablet world alight, so Acer has stuck with slates running Windows 8 or Android, It has high hopes for Windows 8 too, after a rough start, After the distraction of the Surface, Microsoft is doing a good job of supporting its partners, according to Wong, It's good to hear someone extolling the virtues of Windows 8, after the kicking it's taken from some parties, "We believe Windows 8 has some more chances," Wong said, "That's why we continue to invest in Windows 8 tablets."Acer seems to be walking the walk, too, Amazon.com accidentally leaked the Acer W3-810-1600, which looks like the first Windows 8 tablet smaller than 10 inches, We've iphone xs max protection collection - carbon fiber heard murmurings of smaller Windows 8 tablets before, but this is the closest we've come to concrete proof they're on the way, Judging by the runaway success of the iPad mini and Nexus 7, smaller tablets should see Windows 8 become more widely adopted as the slate OS of choice for many punters..
Acer is also getting more aggressive with its pricing, with the Aspire B1 costing just £110 when it hits the shelves next month. Should Acer launch a Windows RT tablet? Or is Windows 8 a safer bet? Let me know what you reckon in the comments, or on our Facebook page. Acer is waiting for the next version of Windows RT before it decides whether to launch a tablet running that OS. Will Acer launch a Windows RT slate? It's thinking about it, according to company president Jim Wong. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.
The snap was sent to My Nokia Blog (not my Nokia blog), and shows the Finnish firm claiming the handset has the best low-light camera performance of any smart phone, Quite some claim, So what could it mean? It could be referring to the xenon flash on the back, as seen on the earlier leaked snaps, Or it could mean we'll see some PureView tech find its way into the phone, Nokia has an event planned for 14 May right here in Blighty, where we'll "See What's Next" according to the invite, And if you were iphone xs max protection collection - carbon fiber in any doubt as to what that is, the tagline "The Nokia Lumia Story Continues" should provide a rather large phone-shaped clue..
According to the previous leak, the Lumia 928 looks very similar to the Lumia 920, but is slightly thinner, at just 10.2mm at its slimmest. It also has a curved back, and instead of an LCD, it'll have a 4.5-inch OLED screen. That aside, the specs are very similar, with a 1.5GHz dual-core processor whirring away, 32GB of storage, and 1GB of RAM. The Lumia 928 will also have a polycarbonate frame, in place of the 920's aluminium one. The billboard shows the Lumia 928 is heading for US network Verizon, so there's a chance we might not see the handset reach these shores. But considering the event on 14 May is being held in London, I'd say us Brits should be able to buy the Lumia 928.