What is Windows RT?

2012-Jun-19 | Tags: learn

Windows on ARMWindows RT has arrived and if you haven’t seen it, you will. Unlike the straightforward Windows 8 desktop operating system, it may not be what you’re expecting when you buy your Windows 8 laptop or tablet some time in the near future, so Pocket-lint is here to explain what Windows RT is.


Very quickly, Windows 8 and Windows RT are drastically different, primarily because Windows RT can run only Metro apps - the touch-friendly, very front end, tile-look face of Windows 8. But there’s plenty of good stuff that Windows RT offers that is worth knowing about. So what is Windows RT all about, what sort of tablet experience does it offer and is Windows RT something that you want over normal Windows 8? Read on and find out.

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