Asus will launch Windows 8 based tablets for all the three segments - entry, mid and high.
Asus, the Taiwan based smartphone and tablet manufacturer, doesn't want to stick to just Android operating system for its tablets. In the coming months it will launch tablets with Windows operating system as well.
Alex Huang, managing director of the system business group at Asus India, said to The Mobile Indian, "Asus will launch tablets running on Windows 8 operating system in May this year and their staring price will be around Rs 15,000."
He added, "Asus will launch Windows 8 based tablets in all the three segments - entry, mid and high."
Microsoft plans to unveil the full version of Windows 8 operating system around May while addressing the flaws of Windows 7, optimising it for touchscreen tablets, and enabling it to run all desktop applications.
"HP will release a new tablet tailored for security, productivity and business network compatibility by Christmas," Hewlett-Packard's co chief executive officer Meg Whitman had said earlier.
"The company will release the tablet computer based on Microsoft Corp's new version of its Windows software (the Windows 8) and Intel's chipset," Whitman added.
Asus Zenfone 2 is expected to run on Android Lollipop and have a powerful 2.3 GHz Intel Atom Z3580 processor along with a 4 GB RAM.
With 4 GB RAM and Intel's quad core processor, it is said to be seven times faster than its predecessor.
Various variants of Zenfone 2 has already been reported which is now said to be launched in India in the second quarter of this year.
Asus is also reportedly planning 3G variants of its newly announced Zenfone 2 for countries like India.
The Asus Fonepad (FE375CL) also has plenty of storage and a powerful 64-bit processor.
The Asus Zenfone 5 offers Intel Atom processor, 2 GB RAM, and 64 GB micro SD card slot.
Asus has formally announced the Padfone Mini 4.3 with 4.3-inch display, quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system.
The new Nexus tablet comes with a Full HD Display along with a Jelly Bean 4.3.
Many deal sites also reported that the 16 GB Nexus 7 (2012) has been discounted by Amazon to Rs 9,999 but the deal is not available at the time of writing.
New screenshot points that Asus is purportedly working on the next new Nexus 10 tablet with Google.