Dell Leaves Microsoft as the Only Company to Offer Windows RT Tabs

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Dell has become another Microsoft OEM to drop the Windows RT platform as it pulls its XPS 10 tablet from the shelves.

This leaves Microsoft as the only company which is still making tablets running on Windows RT now.

Dell’s official website now lists XPS 10 Tablet, which is a 10 inch tablet running on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 processor, as “unavailable”. It instead recommends users to buy the Latitude 10, another 10-inch tablet but running on Windows 8, thanks to an Intel Atom processor.

The news comes merely days after Microsoft announced the second-generation Surface tablets running on Windows RT and 8.

Still, while another Windows RT tablet is not off the cards completely, hardly anyone is expecting a product running on a failed operating system from a company which has seen a rebirth recently.

Until now, companies like Samsung, ASUS and Lenovo have already said no to the Windows RT long ago and one can’t expect a tablet from them either, probably they’ll return if the Surface 2 becomes an unexpected success.


  • Saif

    Turning out to be yet another strategic misstep by the legendary Steve Ballmer.

    • Hammad

      When you have a lot of cash to burn, there is no wrong way to do that.

  • Guest147

    Windows RT was a miss adventure.