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Windows 8.1 could scale for a 10.6" 2560x1440 tablet, as well as a 1920x1200 7-incher

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Windows 8.1 could scale for a 10.6
Not that it comes as a huge surprise given he new scaling abilities built into Windows, but Microsoft will be supporting high-res 10" and 7" tablets with Windows 8.1, judging from a dev presentation shown during the Build conference workshops.

In the list were a 10.6" screen, or the size of the Surface Pro, for instance, with 2560 x 1440 pixels of resolution, which is still a tad lower than the pixel density of the Nexus 10 tablet.

The other notable additions were a 7" 1920 x 1200 panel, and a 7.5-incher sporting 1440 x 1080 pixels of resolution. We saw a proof of concept 7" quad-core Bay Trail slate running Windows to get demoed at the Computex expo not long ago, but whether OEMs will decide to bust out small Win 8.1 tablets with the ultra high pixel density mentioned, remains to be seen.

source: TheVerge

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posted on 28 Jun 2013, 03:13

1. KiranPAUSER (Posts: 73; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


It will certainly boost windows tablet.

posted on 28 Jun 2013, 03:13 1

2. KiranPAUSER (Posts: 73; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


It will certainly boost windows tablet.

posted on 28 Jun 2013, 04:45

3. _Bone_ (Posts: 2140; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)


I don't quite understand, you can use whatever resolution your monitor has 2600x included, what's the difference in x86 tablets that such resolutions are only now added? Also, the Samsung Ativ Q has an even larger resolution. Is it not supported then?

posted on 28 Jun 2013, 05:51

4. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1158; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)


i did some research into tablet dispaly sizes and found out that the smallest tablet screen size to use the Microsoft Office suite on is the 8 inch 16 by 9 or 8 inch 4 by 3 screen sizes. i would not buy a 7 inch 16 by 9 Windows 8 tablet.because the letter font size would require you to need reading glasses to do nay serious work on a document
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posted on 28 Jun 2013, 06:13

5. speckledapple (Posts: 879; Member since: 29 Sep 2011)


Agreed. There are some things that might become a little cumbersome on smaller tablets.

posted on 28 Jun 2013, 18:12

7. juandante (Posts: 394; Member since: 23 Apr 2013)


Next year Android will have 4x this resolution.. Joke Microsoft

posted on 28 Jun 2013, 08:27

6. dan86 (Posts: 298; Member since: 17 Mar 2012)


Next year this shall be the android flagship phablet regime resolution.

posted on 29 Jun 2013, 21:23

8. Taters (Posts: 3606; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


I would have purchased a windows RT tablet over the Nexus 10 if there was one with a high res. There wasn't so thank god I didn't get one. My Nexus 10 rocks. Lol

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