For those who want Windows on the cheap, tablets with the OS are now selling for under 0. These lightweight tablets aren’t exactly laptop replacements, but can serve as complementary devices for those who use Windows PCs.
Hewlett-Packard, Toshiba and E-FUN sell tablets under 0 that run a full version of Windows 8.1 and can run basic PC applications. These devices can be used to open Word documents, browse the Web, watch movies and play Xbox games. The devices also have Skype for videoconferencing and Internet Explorer 11.
For Microsoft, these tablets are a way to compete with Android in the low-cost tablet market. Running on an Intel mobile processor, the tablets can deliver graphics to play casual games and watch 720p movies on Netflix. It is also possible to mirror tablet screens on larger displays through Miracast technology.