Windows 8 Hardware Specifications

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At COMPUTEX event yesterday, Microsoft previewed Windows 8 for its hardware partners. During the demo, Microsoft detailed the hardware specifications of Windows 8.

  • Windows 8 will be able to run on a wide range of machines because it will have the same system requirements or lower.
  • Support for AMD Llano processor.
  • “Not multiple versions of Windows, just one version of Windows running on all of them.”
  • Qualcomm, NVIDIA and TI for ARM reference designs.
  • Snapdragon with “always on, always connected.” mode.
  • NVIDIA’s quad-core Kal-El support,
  • Whether x86 or ARM, same app expereince.
  • OEM Activation 3.0
  • 1366 x 768 resolution for the best Windows 8 experience and 1024 x 600 for normal Windows experience.
  • We have some recommendations on bezel sizes so you can easily hold the system and edge to edge glass screen.
  • Support for SSD’s and wide range of sensors.

Source, Image Credit: Engadget

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