By now you should be well aware that Microsoft has had a difficult time revitalizing the PC market. As a result, the PC has hit a bit of a rough patch, with most recent estimations calling for a 13.9% drop in year-over-year shipments. In terms of form factor, ease of use, and affordability, the PC lags far behind the tablet. However, the PC is rapidly evolving to be more tablet-like in the future, and the prospect of a $200 Windows 8 tablet isn't too far off. In the video below, Motley Fool contributor Steve Heller weighs in on the prospect of a $200 Windows 8 tablet and what it could mean for the PC industry as a whole.
It's been a frustrating path for Microsoft investors, who've watched the company fail to capitalize on the incredible growth in mobile over the past decade. However, with the release of its own tablet, along with the widely anticipated Windows 8 operating system, the company is looking to make a splash in this booming market. In this brand-new premium report on Microsoft, our analyst explains that while the opportunity is huge, the challenges are many. He's also providing regular updates as key events occur, so make sure to claim a copy of this report now by clicking here.
Copyright © 2009 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved.