Dell unveils new laptops, tablets running Android and Windows 8
Dell unveiled several new tablets, including a two Android tablets at 7 inches and 8 inches. Those products, the Dell Venue 7 and Dell Venue 8, run on Intel processors and will retail for $149 and $179, respectively.
The Dell Venue 8 Pro runs Windows 8 and comes with an optional stylus. It will retail for $299. Dell also showed off the Dell Venue 11 Pro, a Windows 8 tablet with optional detachable keyboard. Using the keyboard provides 17-plus hours of battery life, said Neil Hand, Dell’s head of tablets.
“A billion people will be using tablets over the next few years,” Hand said. “They’re already changing what consumers are doing right now. The question is what are we going to do to go off and lead in this market? We are really dedicated to growing a tablet business in the company and making sure we lead in that space.”
The XPS 13 includes up to 10.5 hours of battery life and an updated Intel processor, dubbed Haswell. Sam Burd, vice president of Dell’s personal computer group, said it’s the “most compact 13-inch laptop on the planet” and has a full HD touch display. Read More
Posted on October 2, 2013, in Technology and tagged 13-inch ultrabook, Android tablets, Dell Computer Systems, Dell Venue 7, Dell Venue 8, Dell Venue 8 Pro, technology, XPS 13. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.