Samsung Launches Dual OS Tablets

Samsung_ATIV_QSamsung has unveiled two Windows 8 tablets, the ATIV Q and ATIV Tab 3, that can run Android apps as well.

The ATIV Q lets users access Android apps on a Windows-based PC; users can experience both Windows 8 and Android (Jellybean 4.2.2) on the same device. Users will also be able to share folders and files from Windows 8 to Android.

The ATIV Q weighs 1.29kg and is 13.9mm thick. It introduces the world’s highest resolution, QHD+ (3200×1800) display, according to Samsung. The tablet’s 13.3-inch touch screen offers 2.8 times higher pixel density (275ppi) than full HD displays.  

The ATIV Tab 3 is the world’s thinnest Windows 8 tablet, says Samsung, and shares design features of the Galaxy series.  The ATIV Tab 3 is 8.2 millimeters thick and weighs 550g. It features up to 10 hours of battery life. The ATIV Tab 3 runs Windows 8, and comes preloaded with Office Home & Student.

Both the tablets are SideSync-enabled, and users can switch from working on their PC to an Android-based Samsung smartphone.

[Image courtesy: Samsung]

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