Reports Tuesday in Taipei-based Digitimes and the Wall Street Journal indicate that Microsoft will lower the price of Windows 8 for PC makers in the coming months.
Not surprisingly,that should result in cheaper Windows 8 tablets and hybrids, according to IDC's Bob O'Donnell.
"It lowers the vendors' total cost, which allows them to get to a lower price point," he said.
But maybe more importantly, Microsoft has offered another incentive: to spark the market for small Windows 8 devices, any product with a display size of less than roughly 11 inches will get a discount plus a free copy of Office 2013, according to reports.
Source: CNETLook for cheap good tablet PC running Windows 8 in the near future.
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