Digitimes claims Microsoft and Intel will subsidize Windows 8 hybrids by hundreds of dollars

imageDigitimes reports that Microsoft and Intel together are planning to boost Windows 8 touch screen laptop sales this holiday season by working to cut prices by first tier vendors to as low as $399 for 11.6 inch hybrids.

The deals are intended to help new Windows 8 laptops to compete against Windows 7 laptops inventory which has been discounted.

If true it would suggest waiting a few weeks for the holiday season to kick in may save several hundred dollars.

Do our readers it is worth waiting? Let us know below.