latest reprts says that Microsoft will begin rolling out Windows 8.1 in mid-October.
.Microsoft said in a blog post. "Windows 8.1 will also be available at retail and on new devices starting on October 18thby market."
"Windows 8.1 will begin rolling out worldwide as a free update for consumers on Windows 8 through the Windows Store,"
Microsoft released a preview version of Windows 8.1 at its Build developer conference earlier this year. It will be available to manufacturers by late August, allowing OEMs to pre-load Windows 8.1 on devices that will be released ahead of the holiday season.
"If you buy a Windows 8 device today, you can look forward to the new features and improvements from Windows 8.1 in October," the company said.