Microsoft is obviously stepping up their game.Microsoft is paving the way for manufacturer by offering Windows free to them, tablets and smartphone with 9 inch display and less.
Microsoft vice president of OEM partners, Nick Parter states that they will be competing among the superior IPad , that dominating the Tablet industry. Parker also states that the prices on 7-inch, 8-iInch and 10-Inch Windows tablets will be more affordable and competitive.
The Prices for the windows tablets last year for , 7 Inch , 8 inch , 10 inch was in the 300, 400, 500 dollar zone , respectively . However, Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that in the coming days price for the 7 inch will drop to 100$, the 8 inch to 200$ and the 10-inch to 300$
This is a fairly good move by Microsoft. This will give consumer a really good reason to choose the Windows Tablet.As Microsoft may be concerned about it’s rivals : Google Nexus 7 which starts from 200$ and the Kindle Fire 7 that undercuts a large portion of the competition starts from about 139$.In comparison, the Windows tablet will acquire a lot for attention by this approach