Watch Apple iPad 2 with iOS 5 beta face off Samsung's Windows 8 slate

Samsung's Windows 8 reference tablet has been pitted against the Apple iPad 2 with iOS 5, to hint at the Windows 8 capabilities, even in this pre-beta form, and answer the burning question whose concept about computing will win the hearts and minds of consumers...
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57. SelfCreation unregistered

no to mention Cros platform gaming pc+tablet+360+WP7.5 thats comming next year!! best eco system int he world!!!!!

58. anroid kid unregistered

dis is windows vs mac os x all over again...we all know wat happened in dat fight...well i would love it if my dad gets one for me :D

59. Adam1981 unregistered

I absolutely love how you can run a complete OS on the tablet, compared to the over grown iPhone. I've been holding out on the tablet/slate/ipad market for someone to break the mould, and now it seems Microsoft have done that. This looks AWESOME.

61. joaolx

Posts: 364; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

You guys only say iOS sucks and that it's outdated because you can't customize it like android or Windows 8 which are actually very nice, i have to admit but it does every thing every OS does. Somethings better, somethings not better. Just watch the video.

62. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

i have a tablet with win 8 (developer preview). And i must say that as a tablet os it is great. However as a computer Os, it's not that great. Win 8 has much less functions than win 7, and that is because it is optimized for tablets with touchscreens, not mouse and keyboard.

63. joaolx

Posts: 364; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

That's the only problem of windows 8. It's that it was made for tablets. And that sucks a bit because i can't imagine myself doing all those things in a pc. And people wonder how can Microsoft make a computer start in 8 seconds. Put Honeycomb in a computer, same thing. As a Os for tablet is very nice, actually amazing but for PC, still not happy. I'll stick with Lion. xD

64. bolaG

Posts: 468; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Its a developer preview, I'm sure the final product to the public will be nothing short of amazing :)
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