Windows 8 devices at BETT 2013

Guest blog by Sean O’Shea,Schools Business Manager | Education Devices Lead | Microsoft UK
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My pick of the Windows 8 Devices at BETT!

BETT 2013 was the fourth BETT that I’ve been to since I’ve been at Microsoft, and was by far and away the most successful in my opinion.  Why?  Two words.  Windows 8.  Given that Windows 8 only launched late 2012, and that there was a real gap between launch and devices actually being available in the channel, I was very surprised by the sheer amount of companies showing their solutions/hardware/software on Windows 8 devices.  I spoke to a lot of people at the show about new devices and hardware for Windows 8 and I’ve summarised some of the most popular below.






There were some great examples from Dell, Ergo, Samsung and others…unfortunately I just didn’t have the time to get hands on with anymore!  To keep up to date with other Windows 8 devices then please visit the Windows site here.

Just one more thing…I couldn’t leave without mentioning the Lenovo Horizon Table PC.  Those that were able to have a play with this will understand my interest in this! 

This is a 27” “PC” which is equally as comfortable as an all-in-one desktop, or as a table PC!  It’s not released yet, but the 20 point multi-touch is pretty impressive!  One for your living room…



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