Jun 212013

Windows 8, a touch-able, completely remained version of its nearly three-decade old PC operating system, is launched last year. Microsoft also released two related operating systems called Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT. They look exactly alike, there are some small variations between Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro, but there’s fundamental technical difference between Windows 8 and Windows RT. Therefore, we compared Windows 8 with Windows RT to help you choose the right one for your needs.

Windows 8 vs Windows RT
  Windows 8 Windows RT
Release Date October 26 October 26

Microsoft Official Price: Windows 8 upgrade $119.99 USD ERP


Windows RT is literally priceless, because you can’t buy it, but licensing fees to manufacturers should be significantly less than for Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro.
Hardware Only runs on x86 devices, powered by Intel or AMD chips. Only runs on ARM-powered devices. ARM chips tout better battery life and lower prices.
Battery Life Has an estimated battery life between 6 and 8 hours. Has “all-day” battery life, or between 8 and 13 hours.
Interface Full-featured Start Screen and desktop mode. Only has a desktop mode: won’t be able to run any third-party software on the desktop in Windows RT
Software Support It not only supports all your old Windows software that runs on Windows 7, Vista and XP, but also a batch of new, tablet-like app available through the just-launched Windows Store. Windows RT only run Start app, and the only place to get software is through Windows Store. On the other hand, it doesn’t support any Windows software that ran on older versions of Windows.

If you  are using Windows 8 and Windows RT, chance are you need to reset Windows 8 password, try Windows Password Recovery Tool at once. It can reset both administrator and standard user password on Windows 8 and Windows RT PC.

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