An interesting tech sheets have been discovered revealing some of the important Windows 8 features and specs that Microsoft laid out to their OEMs as requirements. Remember these are the required base specs and features but not the actual ones on the final Windows 8 tablet.
*For W8 PC with no keyboard (tablets that are not hybrid): Windows key + Power (for CTRL + ALT + DEL)
*For W8 tablets and hybrids:
- Five hardware buttons must be available. These are power, lock, volume up and down, Windows key
- Connectivity: WLAN, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC (attached with NFC logo or label)
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
- Ports: minimum of one USB 2.0 port
- Camera: 720p capable for video recording
- Minimum of 5 multitouch points
These above specs and features sound sweet and exciting. Microsoft has definitely something interesting stored for us in the coming months.