The latest news from the Bloomberg release of this Windows operating system will be done next October.
Bloomberg prediction is likely correct because some vendors have started to design the hardware to support the presence of this operating system. Lenovo will release tablet windows 8 at October, as well as HP is also preparing a device that will carry windows 8 in it
Although these predictions are certainly the strongest, but the schedule is known only by Microsoft. They just want to mention Windows 8 will be released in the fourth quarter-2012.
In the las February 2012, Microsoft has released a trial version of windows 8 which can be used free of charge by the public. Although the consumer version of Windows 8 preview is not the full capability but many argue that windows 8 are able to compete with its rivals.
For Windows 8, Microsoft will continue to hold Intel and ARM in the availability of the chip. Especially for ARM-based chip architecture chosen Microsoft for use on the tablet.
With Windows 8 on the tablet, Microsoft wants to show the operating system they are ready to compete with Android and iPad tablet.
However, a source said at the launch of the inaugural day, there are only five ARM-based devices are prepared, compared with about 40 devices Intel-based Windows 8.