Microsoft tablet opens new growth opportunity


Microsoft has become the latest company to put its name on a tablet computer, after rivals Apple and Samsung.

Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has unveiled a prototype tablet called Surface.

The device, which features a touch friendly Windows 8 operating system will be launched later this year.

Manoj Menon, from Frost & Sullivan told the BBC'a Asia Business Report that the tablet could fill the gap in the enterprise market.

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