A Windows 8 tablet you can take to the bath? Maybe...

Having a Windows 8-based tablet device to surf the net, write some emails or get some work done is definitely handy, but what if you wanted to take a bath while reading an eBook or watching a movie on your tablet? That doesn't sound likely, does it? However, Fuijtsu may have a solution in store for people who want to do exactly that.

Engadget reports that the company showed off a Windows 8 version of its Arrows Tab tablet at a recent trade show in Asia. The tablet was actually announced some time ago, but it was running on Android 3.0. That device was promoted at the time as being waterproof and Stuff.tv reports that the company showed the Android version of the tablet at CES 2012 that was turned on while inside a fish bowl full of water.

Imagine using a Windows 8 tablet in this setting ....

Exact hardware specs were not revealed but the Windows 8 version of the Arrows Tab had a 10.1 inch screen, along with a front and rear facing camera, a MicroSD port and a MicroUSB port. Pricing was not announced either but it is expected to be released sometime later this fall.

Source: Engadget | Image via Engadget
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What's with the front camera not being centered?

Ugly logo on the front as well, and the bezel is too big for my taste.

Water proof? Good concept I guess... I assume they mean it can be submerged and not just splashed right?

This sounds great, just get rid of your ugly logo on the front (put it on the back) and we can talk business.

Photo caption: "Imagine using a Windows 8 tablet in this setting ...." ...to be honest, if I found that girl in my bath, the last thing I'd be thinking about would be a Windows 8 tablet!

GreatMarkO said,
Photo caption: "Imagine using a Windows 8 tablet in this setting ...." ...to be honest, if I found that girl in my bath, the last thing I'd be thinking about would be a Windows 8 tablet!

No kidding, I'd be like, "Who the hell are you, and why are you taking a bath in my house, you sleazy tart?!" Tresspasser. Drop a toaster in there instead of a tablet... Sheesh.

Wow, I just wanted one that was squeegeeable, but this is even better! I can just take it into the shower and rinse it off when I am done abusing myself!

I honestly wonder how much money companies make with these highly specialized niche products compared to design/production costs.

thealexweb said,
it would be okay if the company name was taken off the front.

And put the product name, "JackNSplash" on it.

How do you charge it unless the ports have a plug which is 100% sure it is water tight when inserted? But based on the bath picture I can imagin the way some teen girls will use it

sava700 said,
How do you charge it unless the ports have a plug which is 100% sure it is water tight when inserted? But based on the bath picture I can imagin the way some teen girls will use it
haven't heard of wireless charging? my philips toothbrush has that for years.