Dell Reveals New Tablets

Posted Wed Oct 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT by

The company has unveiled new Windows and Android tablets.

Dell has announced four new tablet models under its Venue brand. The lineup includes the Venue 8 Pro and Venue 11 Pro Windows 8.1 tablets, and the Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android tablets.

The Venue 8 Pro features an 8-inch 1,280 x 800 IPS display and is powered by an Intel quad-core Bay Trail processor with 2GB of ram and 32GB of storage. A micorSD slot is included as well and the device is rated for 10 hours of battery life.

The Venue 11 Pro comes with a 10.8-inch 1,920 x 1,080 IPS display. The tablet will be available with an Atom quad-core Bay Trail processor or 4th Generation Intel Core i3 and i5 processor options, with up to 8GB of RAM.

Both Windows tablets will have several keyboard docking options giving them the added benefits of an Ultrabook. The Venue 11 Pro is expected to launch in November for $500. The Venue 8 Pro will go on sale October 18 for $300.

For Android users, Dell is offering the 7-inch Venue 7 and the 8-inch Venue 8 tablets. Both devices feature 1,280 x 800 IPS displays, and dual-core Intel Z2580 processors running Android 4.2.2. The Venue 7 will be available with 16GB of storage and the Venue 8 will have 16GB and 32GB options.

The Venue 7 and the Venue 8 will both launch on October 18 for a suggested retail price of $150 and $180 respectively.

Sources: Dell, Engadget

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