Will The ipad Be Outsold By Windows Tablet?

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Ultrimate, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. Ultrimate

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    Everybody heard that Windows is gonna release a tablet, well windows has dominated apple in the past, will they do it again with the upcoming windows tablet?
     
  2. stever

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    Ummm...

    What are you talking about?
    Windows doesn't manufacture any computers.

    I think the market model here will be more similar to the phone market or the ipod market, than computer markets.

    Do you feel that Windows Mobile type phones are dominating iPhones?
    Are any Win-Devices dominating iPod devices?

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  3. Samurai

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    Hey Ultrimate, why are you trying to stir things up? HP just dumped Windows 7 from their slate. They're going with a mobile OS. Does that tell you anything?
     
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    Windows tablets have been available for years. They will continue to fail until Microsoft starts making a specific OS for tablets. The magic of the iPad is the software, not the hardware.
     
  5. Stefx

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    Windows on a tablet ..... would be too hot, too slow and battery life would be too short.
    Even browsing on a netbook isn't as fluid as on the iPad (except for Flas support).
    The real competition is more likely to be from Android tablets.
     
  6. CaptKirk

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    A Windows Tablet ??? I think we will hear talk about it for the next 5 years. And then when they come out with it, Apple will reinvent the wheel all over again.. That's not dominance is it. :p
     
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    When there is a Windows Tablet for actually for sale we can have this discussion.

    I have used windows 7 tablet PCs and they are great. They lack the fun-to-use touch interface, but for serious productivity, I prefer them to the iPad. Most are too big and heavy to carry everywhere though. I always thought it was a mistake to focus away from slates and onto "convertable" notebooks. The ones that are small and portable are too expensive. I think Microsoft is capably of making a killer tablet. The pen interface and handwriting recognition works VERY well on the current models. They are going to have to stop half-assing it though and really put some effort into the interface, portability and battery life instead of just leaving all that work up to the hardawre manufacturers to do the real innovation.
     
  8. Finnedog

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    I really like Windows; when it works, and because I have been using it since Windows 1.0 I am comfortable with the os. Now I think it is to big a program, tries to do to many things and this puts to much strain on the hardware.

    The iPad is quick, up and running in seconds not minutes. If Windows could do that I would buy a Windows tablet. I have always hated waiting for Windows to load but now the iPad is taking that irritation to a whole new level.
     
  9. Phantom

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    ipad is at 3 million sold. Windows nil, plus there windows phone is almost in last place.
     
  10. Ultrimate

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    Well, bill gates was on larry king few weeks ago, and he was knocking the iPad and saying how great their windows tablet is gonna be.. Just getting your input...
     

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