Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 8 operating system in Hong Kong on Friday.
"Whether you want a tablet or a PC, whether you want to consume or create, whether you want to work or play - Windows 8 delivers a personalized experience that fits your unique style and needs," said Joelle Woo, director of the Marketing and Operations for Microsoft Hong Kong Limited.
During the press conference here, she said that in partnership with hardware manufacturers such as Lenovo, HP and Samsung, Microsoft is introducing about 24 featured PC device models in Hong Kong, including convertible, touch notebook and tablet, preinstalled with Windows 8 on and around the launch day.
As immersive apps are the focal point of the Windows 8 experience, Microsoft and its Hong Kong partners developed different kinds of Windows 8 applications which will keep users up- to-date on the latest news, weather, social media updates and more.
Windows 8 will be available in two versions at retail, windows 8 and windows 8 Pro. There will be a series of road shows and experience zones with a Windows 8 Device Day theme in Hong Kong from Friday.