A slew of new Windows 10 devices are creating a lot of buzz at the 2015 IFA convention in Berlin.
According to The Verge, the new Windows devices are composed of unannounced launches as well as announced launches of devices from HP, Toshiba, Acer and other familiar technology companies.
HP announced a new Windows 10 tablet at the tech fair, drawing a “looks interesting” from tech guru Tom Warren’s Twitter account.
An Associated Press story published yesterday noted that the new devices aren’t just a matter of innovation, it’s a matter of survival.
The PC industry has suffered through “sluggish sales” in the past few years and manufacturers are hoping Windows 10 is the operating system that can revitalize the industry.
The industry has seen sluggish sales in recent years … Many companies are pinning their hopes for a revival in the PC market on the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system.
Toshiba was one of those companies, launching a new laptop which maximizes Windows 10’s graphics capabilities.
The company’s new laptop is called the Satellite Radius 12 and retails at $1,627. It features a 4K screen and a 12-inch screen, as well as a specially designed microphone for use with the operating system’s Cortana personal assistant.
Toshiba Senior Product Manager Tony Alderson was quoted as saying his company expects to “see lots of new sales” as a result of Windows 10.
We expect to see lots of new sales from October onward thanks to Windows 10.
Experts say PC laptops are set to make a surge. Consumers were keen on Android devices for many years but the market is now saturated and laptops and desktops are primed for their comeback.
Global IT boss Rudolf Aunkofer was quoted as saying aging laptops will also contribute to a “wave of replacements.”
Laptops are getting quite old, so Windows 10 is likely to kick off a wave of replacements.
Also working to Windows 10’s is advantage is the operating systems flexibility with old hardware.