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

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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8 Comments

1. KiranPAUSER

Posts: 73; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

It will certainly boost windows tablet.

2. KiranPAUSER

Posts: 73; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

It will certainly boost windows tablet.

3. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 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?

4. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 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 .

5. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

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

7. juandante

Posts: 679; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

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

6. dan86

Posts: 298; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

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

8. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 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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