The French company Evigroup recently announced that their Intel based tablet, SmartPaddle Pro, will be available with Windows 8 and Windows 7 dual boot configuration. Of course, this so-called “first Windows 8 tablet” is not running Windows 8 proper, but rather the preview version. Once Microsoft releases the official Windows 8, Evigroup customers will receive the update for free. Evigroup will offer both Windows 7 and 8 so that customers get a chance to decide which version they prefer.
On Evigroup’s website the price of the SmartPaddle Pro is set at 759 euro. It is one of the many variants of Pegatron7 AKA the . Under the hood of the 11.6-inch tablets lies an Intel Atom N450 processor with 1GB of RAM and a 32 – or 64 GB SSD.