New Windows 8 laptops and hybrid tablet devices

Here are some of the touch-enabled devices that you can expect to see running Windows 8 at the end of the year

When Windows 8 finally comes out in October, there will be many new types of notebooks on the market that will be able to take advantage of the new operating system's touch features. There will be plenty of notebook styles to choose from, and we're now starting to get a glimpse of what some of the manufacturers will be offering.

ASUS

ASUS is well known for its Android-based Transformer, which is a tablet that also comes with a keyboard base. The company will be releasing a similar product, called the Vivo Tab, which will run Windows 8. This will be a similar concept, with the screen pulling away from the base (as shown above). It's said to have an 11.6in IPS-based screen, an Intel Atom CPU, 64GB of solid state storage and NFC.

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