The development of Windows 7, Microsoft’s successor from the summer. For more details about his schedule, the company allegedly called in early April. At market launch, there will be less than five units with Windows for ARM. Microsoft is supposedly releasing in October, Windows 8 in the trade. As Bloomberg reported, citing to sources familiar with Microsoft’s schedule, the development of Windows 7′s successor will be completed in the summer. At market launch, there will be fewer than five devices that run on a Windows based on the ARM architecture system-on-a-chip. ARM processors enable thinner and lighter tablets. Microsoft hopes in this way Apple to remove the shares in the tablet market.
With less than five devices for consumer launch of Windows 8 will be only a few alternatives to Apple’s popular iPad available. You may be Microsoft partners but also to offer tablets, which are driven by x86 processors, but which are likely to be larger and heavier than the iPad and Windows 8 tablets using ARM CPUs.
The report confirmed the timetable expected by most analysts. According to Bloomberg, Microsoft will call in early April at an industry event, more details about its plans for Windows 8th A Microsoft spokeswoman declined to comment on the report.
Last month, Microsoft had already announced Windows 8 for ARM will be the same with the x86 version on the market.In a blog entry Windows-President Steven Sinofsky wrote, it was a common goal, the PC maker ARM devices running Windows at the same time surrendered to conventional PCs. Of the latter there will be the launch of Windows 8, according to Bloomberg, more than 40 different models.