Digitimes is reporting that Acer and Lenovo are set to launch tablet PCs based on Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Intel’s Clover Trail platform.

The plan is to do this in the third quarter of 2012, according to their sources.

The iPad accounted for 60% of the tablet PC market in 2011 and Apple is expected to maintain its share at around 60% in 2012.

Intel is set to unveil its Medfield processor, designed specifically for Android-based smartphones and tablet PCs, in the first half of 2012.

The industry is putting more hope on Intel’s Clover Trail platform since Medfield’s performance is eclipsed by ARM-based processors.

Tablet PC’s are going to be big this year.

We look forward to reviewing the newest Windows 8 tablets on this site.


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Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of EyeOnWindows.com, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. (www.learnabouttheweb.com) and The Redmond Cloud (https://www.theredmondcloud.com).

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