Tablet Makers to Continue Android Focus Through Q3
Tablet makers are expected to continue their focus on Android tablets through Q3, according to Digitimes. Although Windows 8 is expected to launch in or around October, tablet makers will continue to push forward with their Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) plans. Tablets running Windows 8 or Windows RT are not expected to start hitting the market until Q4 with vendors said to be in no rush to launch tablets based on Microsoft's new tablet-optimized OS.
According to Digitimes'industry sources, vendors had originally expected Microsoft to launch Windows 8 in the second quarter